Michael Wayne Gough

October 01, 1951 - January 13, 2015

Michael Wayne Gough

October 01, 1951 - January 13, 2015


Michael Wayne Gough, age 63, passed away on Tuesday January, 13, 2015. He was born on October 1, 1951 in Kansas City, Kansas, and graduated from the Kansas School for the Deaf and Gallaudet University. Mike’s compassion and drive led him into his professions, Drug and Alcohol Counselor and ASL Instructor and evaluator of Sign Language interpreting candidates.

He was a kind and fun-loving man who loved to make people laugh. His favorite hobbies included collecting jokes and inventing puns. Mike had a strong love of animals and was a magnetic for them. He was well-liked among the Deaf Community. He married his loving wife of twenty years Constance Greenlee Gough, who he is survived by.

He is also survived by his children, Christine Gough Bise, of Fresno, CA, Michelle Gough of Middletown, Maryland, Timothy Gough of Washington D.C., and Thomas Gough of Frederick, Maryland, and his sister Judy Gough of Hayward, CA, and David Gough of San Antonio, TX, and nine grandsons.

A life celebration will be held on Wednesday January, 21st from 4-8pm at Correll Park Clubhouse, 2223 Winterberry Street, in Ferndale, WA, that is open to the public. In lieu of flowers monetary donations can be made to the Washington State Deaf Senior Citizens.

Celebration Of Life

  • Date & Time: Jan 15, 1212 (No Time)
  • Venue: Correll Park Clubhouse
  • Location: 2223 Winterberry Street Ferndale, WA 98248 - (Get Directions)

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12 responses to Michael Wayne Gough

  1. Ii am SO sorry to hear this! Mike was on 2 of my evaluating committees way back when, and I loved working with him.

  2. Connie, so sorry to hear about your husband. I use to live across the street from Bob and Debbie. We use to play in our childhood when u came to Columbus for a visit.
    I hope u have peace and remember the wonderful times together. U are in my thoughts and prayers.
    God Bless!!!

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