H. Dale Rough, Class of 1952

Posted May 19, 2020

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Dale Rough ’52 died April 10, 2020 at age 93. He graduated from Cochranton High School in Cochranton, PA., Otterbein College, Westerville, OH, and from United Theological Seminary in Dayton, OH. 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 diving and traveling were important to him.
He is survived by his wife, Pauline; his granddaughters, 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 Rough and daughter, Marcia Rough Braun; sister, Dorothy Rough Bonecutter; brothers, Gaylord Rough and Floyd Rough; and brother-in-law, Richard Bailey.