The Star Beacon; Ashtabula, Ohio

July 30, 2013

Robert L. Stough


Star Beacon

CLEVELAND — Robert L. Stough, age 59, of Cleveland, Ohio, passed away Monday, July 29, 2013, at the Ames Family Hospice Center.

Robert was born on Oct. 18, 1953, in Conneaut, Ohio, to Luke A. and Helen E. (Rhodes) Stough. He graduated from Conneaut High School, Class of 1972, where he lettered in basketball, baseball and football. Bob received his Bachelors degree from Ohio Northern University.

Mr. Stough was employed as an Operations Manager with ABF Trucking for 24 years and most recently worked as Fleet Manager with Cowan Trucking in Twinsburg.

He enjoyed being active in Cub Scouts with his son and helping with Day Camp.

Robert is survived by his loving wife of 15 years, Melanie (Ebner) Stough; son, Nathanial Luke Stough; two sisters, Joanne (Bill) Biedrycki and Darlene Stough; and many loving family and friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents.

Funeral Services will be held 2 p.m., Friday, August 2nd, at the THOMPSON-SMITH-NESBITT FUNERAL HOME, 345 Main St., Conneaut, with the Rev. Larry Wade officiating. Burial will follow at Glenwood Cemetery.

Friends may call at the Funeral Home on Friday from 12 p.m.. until time of services at 2 p.m.

In lieu of flowers, memorials in memory of Robert may be given to the Conneaut Lions Club, Luke Stough, Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 615, Conneaut, Ohio 44030; Cystic Fibrosis Foundation, 5410 Transportation Boulevard, Ste. 5, Garfield Heights, Ohio 44125; or the National Multiple Sclerosis Foundation, 6155 Rockside Road, Suite 202, Independence, Ohio 44131.

Online obituary and condolences available at www.thompsonsmithnesbitt.com and starbeacon.com.