He was born at Halifax, Nova Scotia on July 11, 1958 and resided at Falls River and later in Upper Vaughans-Hantz County, N.S. and came to Brooks in 1982 where he has resided since.
He was employed with Sundown Well Service Ltd. and was a member of the E.I.D. Legion.
Surviving are his wife Elanne and a daughter Jodi of Brooks, his father Dalton (Shirley) Gough of Chester, N.S. and his grandmothers.
Funeral service was held on Monday, December 18 at 2 p.m. in Smith Funeral Chapel. Interment followed in the Brooks Cemetery.
Honorary pallbearers were Richard Kernick, John Wips, Ben Waldner and Kam Anderson. Active pallbearers were Lincoln Sanford, Wayne Hunter, Dale Miller, Victor Dallaire, Ernie Heatherington and David Bits.
If friends desire memorial donations may be made to STARS.
Smith Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.