SEBRING, Ohio (MyValleyTributes) – The Rev. H. Dale Rough passed away early on Good Friday morning, April 10, at age 93.
He graduated from Cochranton High School in Cochranton, Pennsylvania, Otterbein College, Westerville, Ohio and from United Theological Seminary in Dayton, Ohio. He served as a United Methodist minister for 40 years.
Rev. Rough was a devoted pastor and active in community organizations such as Kiwanis, Wing Chaplin in the Civil Air Patrol.
He liked singing, playing the trumpet, golfing, both stream and deep sea fishing and traveling were important to him.
He will be dearly remembered by his wife of 72 years, Pauline; his granddaughter, Katherine (Katie) Marie Braun (Cade Curtis); son-in-law, Kenneth (Lydia)Braun; sister, Doris Rough (Ralph) Hines; brother, John (Berdena) Rough; sister-in-law, Wanda Bailey (Herbert) Hoover; several nieces and nephews and long time seminary friend, M. Melvin Hough.
He was preceded in death by his son, David E. Rough and daughter, Marcia Rough Braun; sister, Dorothy Rough Bonecutter; brothers, Gaylord E. Rough and Floyd Rough and brother-in-law, Richard E. Bailey.
A memorial service will be planned for a later date at the Copeland Oaks Chapel.
Friends and family may send condolences and sign the guest register online at www.grfuneralhome.com. Arrangements have been entrusted to Gednetz-Ruzek-Brown Funeral Home, Sebring, Ohio (330) 938-2526.
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A television tribute will air Tuesday, April 21, at the following approximate times: 6:43 a.m. WYTV, 9:32 a.m. on WKBN, 10:58 a.m. on FOX and 8:12 p.m. on MyYTV.