Roy L. Clough

Graveside services for Roy Clough, 87, Lawrence, will be at 11 AM Monday at Clinton Cemetery.

Mr. Clough died July 18, 2014 at his home.

He was born April 9, 1927, in Lawrence the son of Richard Leslie & Myrtle Robina Farmer Clough. He graduated from Liberty Memorial High School in 1945.He served in the US Army from 1945-1953 as a member of Battery A 758th Field Artillery Battalion, stationed at Fort Bragg, North Carolina. His final rank was Master Sergeant.

Mr. Clough retired from DuPont after a 26 year career, having never missed a day of work due to illness.

He was President of the Lawrence Flying Club for many years. He also enjoyed boating, gardening, traveling and spending time with his family.

He married Doris Allen on June 13, 1953 in Lawrence. She survives of the home. He is also survived by his children, Nancy Clough Patterson (Mike) of Eudora and Allen Clough (Teresa) of Perry; three grandsons, Jason Clough, Matthew & Dustin Patterson.

He was preceded in death by his parents, a sister and three brothers.

Friends may call at the funeral home Sunday from noon – 7 PM where the family will greet them from 6- 7 PM

In lieu of flowers the family suggests memorials to Westside Presbyterian Church, Clinton Presbyterian Church or Douglas County Visiting Nurses, sent in care of Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home.

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