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April 5, 1949 ~ July 26, 2023 (age 74) 74 Years Old
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David Ray Hough, 74, El Dorado Springs, MO, passed away at his home on Wednesday, July 26, 2023, following a lengthy illness. David was born April 5, 1949, in Butler, MO to Lewis “Sam” and Thelma (Garrison) Hough. On January 27, 1984, he was married to Cynthia Baker in Rockville, MO.
David grew up in Rockville and was a graduate of Appleton City High School. He drove a truck for many years and later bought and sold cattle. He loved being on the farm and taking care of his cattle, enjoyed bowling league in Nevada, coon hunting, and riding horses. Most of all he loved spending time with family, especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
David is survived by his wife, Cindy, of the home; his children, Christina Bryant (Larry), El Dorado Spring, MO, Tina Gilkey (Yale), Nevada, MO, Melanie Morris, Independence, MO, and Kathy Hough, Dothan, AL; grandchildren, Caleb Fletcher (Jennifer), Geo Hough (Amanda), Landon Jacobs (Emily), Christian Jacobs (Erica), Jasmine Morris (Maylon), Journee Morris, Marina Jacobs, Olivia Hough, Corbie Bryant, and Rubina Mullah; fifteen great-grandchildren; sisters, Lois Schenker, Rockville, MO and Lucille Hough (Donald), Rockville, MO; brothers, Bob Hough (Beth), Rockville, MO and Bill Hough (Anita), Appleton City, MO; and numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Jim Hough; 2 sons, David Hough and Eric Killion; and 2 brothers-in-law, Wayne Schenker and Jesse Baker, Jr.
Graveside services will be held on Monday, July 31, 2023, at 11:30a.m. at Click Cemetery, Nevada with Pastor James Damon officiating. The family will receive friends from 10:00-11:00a.m. on Monday at Ferry Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, those who wish may contribute to Click Cemetery or to the family in c/o Ferry Funeral Home.