Captain Richard John Gough, age 80, passed away on Monday, June 9, 2008. Survived by his wife of 54 years, Grace Schexnayder Gough, his sister, Linda Gough Gunkel and husband, Theodore and many nieces and nephews. Preceded in death by his parents, Frank Charles Gough and Ann Johanna Wunder Gough and his brother, Franklin C. Gough. He was a graduate of Tulane University. Following active duty he went into the food brokerage business. He owned Gough Brokerage Co. He was a lifelong resident of New Orleans and a parishioner of St. Francis of Assisi Catholic Church. Relatives and friends are invited to attend the Funeral Mass at LAKE LAWN METAIRIE FUNERAL HOME, 5100 Pontchartrain Blvd. (in Metairie Cemetery), on Friday, June 13, 2008 at 12:00 noon. Interment will follow in Metairie Cemetery. Visitation will begin at 11:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, donations to a charity of your choice are preferred. To sign and view the Family Guestbook, please visit www.lakelawnmetairie.com.
Published June 12, 2008 The Times-Picayun