Lonnie Richard Lough


Lonnie Richard Lough, 74, of Grafton, passed away Thursday, May 23, 2019, with his wife by his side.

He was born in Fairmont, July 29, 1944, a son of the late Waitman Edward and Ida Ethel Vincent Lough.

Lonnie is survived by his loving wife, Barbara Kay Stevens Lough, of fifty five years, whom he married April 25, 1964.,

He graduated from Grafton High School Class of 1962. Lonnie retired from St. Regis Box Factory. He was an avid Bearcat Supporter all the way including, Friends of McKinney Field and he will be missed at Grafton High School. Lonnie refereed, sold tickets to all sporting events, and was an outstanding athlete. He supported all youth sports in Taylor County. He was a member of the Blueville Church of Christ.

Lonnie is survived by three children, Julie Poling and husband David, Grafton, Steven Lough and wife Melissa, Ripley, and Brian Lough and wife Buffy, Grafton; seven grandchildren, Andrew Richard Rowand, Zachary Eli Rowand, Samantha Grace Rowand, Michael Allen Lough, Jarrett Milton Lough, Dominic Brian Christopher Lough, Isaac Jude Lough;  four sisters, Dora Criss, Fairmont, Virginia Knotts and husband Bob, Grafton, Opal Zinser, Marietta, OH, Jane  and husband Roger Schneider, Deleware; two brothers, David Lough and wife Delores, and Kenneth Lough and wife Beverly both of Fairmont,

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by one sister, Myrtle Wyckoff, and one brother, Edward Lough.

Friends may call at Bartlett Funeral Home, 202 McGraw Ave. Grafton, on Wednesday, May 29, 2019, from 1:00-8:00 p.m. Funeral Services will be conducted at 1:00 p.m., Thursday, May 30, 2019, at the Blueville Church of Christ, with Pastor Orville Wright, Pastor David Knotts and Evangelist Jeff Tucker officiating. Lonnie will lie in repose at the church two hours prior to the service.

Interment will follow at Woodsdale Memorial Park.

Online condolences can be sent to the Lough family at www.bartlettfuneralhomewv.com.

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