Obituaries

James A. Gough

April 15, 1944 - January 26, 2018

James A. Gough

Obituary

Belvidere, IL

James A. Gough, 73, of Belvidere, Il passed away peacefully, Friday morning, January 26, 2018 in OSF St. Anthony Medical Center after a nine -month battle with Lymphoma.  James was born April 15, 1944 in Belvidere, IL the son of Robert A.  and Darlene M. Gough.  He was drafted into the US Army and served in Viet-Nam, being honorably discharged in May of 1968.  He married Judith K. West on October 12, 1969 in Belvidere.  James retired from Camcar after 27 years of service.  He was raised in the Baptist church, enjoyed fishing, bowling; he even coached bowling and baseball, as well as being a member of the VFW.  James was a true family man who enjoyed spending time with his wife, children and grandchildren.

James is loved and will be missed by his wife, Judith; children, Ivan (Kathy) Gough of Blue Mound, WI, Thomas Gough of Belvidere and Tiffany (Robert) Goslawski of Chicago; brothers and sisters, Dale (Arlene) Gough of Monroe, WI, Ray Gough of Oregon, Terry (Sherry) Gough of Broadhead, WI, Arlo (Mary) Gough of Mineral Point, WI, Bonnie Gough of Chicago, Dottie (Duane) Weiland of Janesville, WI, Sheila (Kevin) Workinger of Gratiot, WI; seven grandchildren, seven great-grandchildren and numerous nieces and nephews.  James is preceded in death by his parents; brothers, Danny, Herman and Carl; one grandchild and one great-grandchild.

Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 31, 2018 in Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services, 218 W. Hurlbut Avenue, Belvidere, IL.  Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, February 1, 2018 at the funeral home with Rev. Monty Fox of First United Methodist Church, Belvidere, Il officiating, burial at Highland Garden of Memories.  In lieu of flowers, memorials a memorial will be established.  To light a candle or to share a memory, please visit www.AndersonFCS.com

Service Schedule

Wednesday, January 31, 2018
4:00 pm

Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services

218 West Hurlbut Ave
Belvidere, IL 61008

815-544-2616

Visitation will be held from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m., Wednesday, January 31, 2018 in Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services, 218 W. Hurlbut Avenue, Belvidere, IL.

 

Thursday, February 1, 2018
11:00 am - 11:45 am

Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services

218 West Hurlbut Ave
Belvidere, IL 61008

815-544-2616

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. Thursday, February 1, 2018 at the funeral home with Rev. Monty Fox of First United Methodist Church, Belvidere, Il officiating

 

 

 

Burial with military honors at Highland Garden of Memories.

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Dad its your 1st birthday in heaven. It was a nasty cold day. Went to the cemetery and let balloons go sorry mine got stuck in the tree. I miss u and love u. Your daughter tiffany

Tiffany goslawski 2018-04-15T19:02:36

Praying for you and your family. Heaven has gained a hard worker! Our condolences.
Jason and Brie Capes

Jason and Brie Capes and Children 2018-02-01T09:07:34

Our thoughts and prayers are with Jim and his family. We are very sad to lose Uncle Jim. We enjoyed the many happy times with Jim and the variety of conversations we had with Jim – from farming to football. God bless and keep you Jim. We miss you.

Pavell Family 2018-02-01T09:05:47

Praying for your peace and comfort as you move through these next few days. So very sorry for your loss!

JUDITH LONG 2018-01-30T10:22:10

Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time . we so very sorry.

Don and Gloria Peck 2018-01-29T13:38:13

I am so deeply sorry for your loss. My heart goes out to the family. Tiffany has always talked so highly of her father all the time. I met him once and he was such a nice man. My hugs are with you all.

Lisa Coffey 2018-01-28T22:27:09

My sincerest condolences to your family. May you find comfort in knowing of God’s loving promise to remove death and sickness forever. (Revelation 21:3,4) He will also resurrect those asleep in death. (Isaiah 26:19). How heartwarming it is to know that soon these promises will be fulfilled.

Rosa G 2018-01-28T18:24:44

So sorry for your loss aunt Judy. Condolences to you and your family thru this difficult time.

Tom and jamie Martin 2018-01-28T10:33:50

Prayers to Judy and Jim’s family at this difficult time. Jim gave it his all and is now home with our Lord. God bless you all and celebrate the memories Jim left behind.

Jim and Ruby West 2018-01-28T10:30:29

Judy and family, we love you and are here for you.

Bob and Linda 2018-01-28T09:05:06

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