John Steven Lough, 57 of Rock Cave passed away on Thursday, March 1, 2012 at Ruby Memorial Hospital in Morgantown. He was born September 6, 1954 in Buckhannon to Alpha Lee and Macel Belle Bickel Lough and was a saw filer for Coastal Lumber Company for over 30 years. He was a life long resident of Upshur and Webster Counties; a 1972 graduate of Webster Springs High School and a graduate of Haywood Technical College in Waynesville, NC; a member of NRA; and enjoyed riding his Gold Wing, camping, and cruising the Blue Ridge Parkway.
John is survived by his wife Peggy Darlene Jordan Lough; son James Harper III of Wentzville, MO; daughters Corby (Duke) Davis of Wentzville, MO and Christine (Jon) Lane of Morgantown; sister Linda Sue (Bill) Adamy of Bolair; niece Dena (Jamie) Brown of Buckhannon; nephew Justin Adamy of Nashville; great-nieces and nephews Dylan, Connor, and Avery; and four grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents Rev. Arnold & Elsie Bickel and Harmon & Elizabeth Lough.
Friends may join the family for visitation on Monday, March 5, 2012 from 6:00 to 9:00 PM at Dodd & Reed Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be held on Tuesday at 11:00 AM at the Funeral Home with Rev. Jim Lough officiating. Interment will follow in West Virginia Memorial Gardens, Calvin.