Charles Rought

Obituary of Charles Rought

Conneaut- Charles Rought, Jr., 87, passed away peacefully at his home on Monday, January 11, 2021 surrounded by his family. He was born on February 24, 1933 in Conneaut the son of Charles and Helen (Castle) Rought, Sr. He spent his career working on cars and had worked for Callahan Motors and Lake County Foreign Cars. In his younger years he enjoyed building model cars. Charles loved chocolate candy…" chocolate this and chocolate that." Charles was a member of the New Apostolic Church. He is survived by his loving wife, Frances J. (Phillips) Rought; children, Christine "Chris" (Jim) Stultz, Diane (Harold, Sr.) Adams, Laura (Robert) Beatman, Dennis (Belinda) Rought, Sr., Keith (Kathy) Rought, Robert (Ann Goudge) Rought, Terry Rought, and Thomas Rought; grandchildren, Joshua and Justin Gurto, Christopher and Amber Adams, Nathan, Kevin and David Brewer, Jason Rought, Tammy Broome, Dennis Rought, Jr., Cassandra, Amy and Kimberly Rought, Megan Copeland, Bradley and Tommy Rought; many great-grandchildren; and his dog Rider. He was preceded in death by his parents; his siblings, Harvey "Jim" Rought, Cathryn Lillybridge, and Walter Rought; and a granddaughter, Rose Best. Private family services were observed. The Thompson Smith Nesbitt Funeral Home and Cremation Services, 345 Main St., Conneaut is honored to assist the family. Online guestbook and condolences available at
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