October 29, 1945 – April 6, 2019
HOUGH, Robert, 73, died April 6, 2019, with his family by his side in Shoreham, New York. He was born October 29, 1945 in New York to Helen W. Hough and Clearance L. Hough. Robert graduated from Earl L. Vandermeulen High School in 1963. He was a 1966 National College wrestling champion 167 lb. class.
For forty plus years, Robert was a member of Local 138 Operating Engineers. In his free time he loved to spend time with his family, boating, kayaking and flying a two seater Grumman American and 337 Cessna twin engine Skymaster.
We are thankful to Robert's service in the United States Naval Construction Battalion, better known as the Seabees, from the Naval Construction Force of the United States Navy during the Vietnam War.
Robert leaves many relatives, friends and loved ones who will miss him dearly, siblings, Peter D. Hough (Adele), Melinda Cowart, Timothy (Marina), Karen Hough, Edward Hough and Jane O'Neal (Rande). Many nieces, nephews, great-nieces/nephews who enjoyed every story he told.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made to either the Wounded Warriors Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675-8517 or Good Shepherd Hospice, Development Dept., 110 Bi-County Blvd., Suite 114, Farmingdale, NY 11735
Funeral arrangements handled through Casimir Funeral Home, 1001 Route 25A, Miller Place, New York. For more information, please call 631-744-5100.
- Visitation Tuesday, April 9, 2019
- Funeral Wednesday, April 10, 2019
- Interment Wednesday, April 10, 2019
April 8, 2019