Born March 30, 1932, in Trout Lake, Michigan, son of the late James and Myrle (Schultz) Hough, Sr. passed away Monday, October 9, 2017, at age 85.
Surviving are his two children, Linda Hough Redding and Steven James Hough; grandchildren, Caitlin Neve (James Woodfork) Cornell, Colin Robert Cornell, Daniel Paul (Allie) Hough, David James Hough, Ellen Rebecca Hough; great-grandson, Colin James Cornell-Woodfork; siblings, Marlene Hough Gatewood, Don Hough, Joyce (H. Charles) Hough Bandy along with many nieces, nephews and other extended family members. James was preceded in death by his beloved wife, Darl Neve Yund Hough in 2014.
Following his retirement from the Lansing State Journal James moved to Paradise, Michigan, and spent many wonderful years there.
A memorial service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, October 20, 2017, at the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel. The family will receive friends at the funeral home on Thursday, October 19th from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m.
Those who wish may make memorial contributions, in memory of Jim, to Sparrow Home Hospice or the Old Newsboys Association.