Kenneth Warren Hough

1932 - 2019

Kenneth W. Hough, Jr. "Huffy", age 87, formerly of Arcadia and Lander, Wyoming, passed away at The Sarah Jane Living Center in Delphos, Ohio on Monday, September 2, 2019. He was born on April 4, 1932 in Findlay to the late Kenneth Warren Hough Sr. and Donna Roxanne (Wiler) Hough. On November 6, 1955, he married the love of his life, Carolyn “Kay” Haley and she survives. Kenny is also survived by his children: Fred (Roberta Anspach) Hough of Findlay, Dixie (Hough) Boss-Hummel (Tim Hummel) of Ada, OH, and Marty Hough of Findlay; grandchildren: Mike Hough (Mindy), Joe Hough (Tanya), Andrea Wyant, Patti Miller (John), Kaylynn Carpenter (Ross), Jeremiah Boss-Hummel (Chelsey), Carson Hummel, Sara Longberry, Breanna Hough, Taylor Diller (Greg) and Audrey Hummel; 23 great-grandchildren; 1 great-great-granddaughter; and a sister, Nancy Carol (Robert) Nill. He was preceded in death by a daughter, Teresa Marie Hough; brother, Donald Clyde Hough; and sister, Kay Elaine Kniffin. Kenny was a 1951 graduate of Findlay High School and went on to proudly serve 4 years in the United States Navy during the Korean Conflict. He retired, having worked at RCA and Whirlpool. Kenny was an accomplished guitar player. While living in Lander, he was one of the charter members of the Table Mountain Boys with Brad Iiams, Dick Christman, and Les Lindwurn. Some of his best memories involved playing at the El Toro or in the back yard of Ruth & Bill Schneider's home on Lyons Valley. He was the original lead guitar player for the local East of Cheyenne Band. He had played at the Grand Ole Opry with stars like Loretta Lynn, Grandpa Jones, Billy Walker, Minnie Pearl, and the list goes on. He was known as a "straight shooter" who also stressed the importance of humility. Visitation will be held from 2:00-4:00pm and 6:00-8:00pm on Thursday, September 5, 2019 at COLDREN-CRATES FUNERAL HOME in Findlay. Funeral services will be held at 1:00pm on Friday, September 6 at the funeral home, with Pastor Gregg Fox officiating. Interment will follow at Bechtel Cemetery, where full military rites will be conducted by the Hancock County Veterans Memorial Squad. Memorials may be given to Van Wert County Hospice. Online condolences are welcomed at www.coldrencrates.com.