Gregory Clough
Gregory Clough
  • March 30, 1955 - December 17, 2014
  • Avondale Estates, Georgia

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Gregory Clough, 59, of Avondale Estates, Georgia, passed away Wednesday, December 17, 2014 following a courageous battle with neuroendocrine carcinoid. A memorial service will be held at 1 o'clock on Monday, December 22 at St. Luke's Episcopal Church of Atlanta, 435 Peachtree Street, NE, Atlanta, Georgia 30308. The family will receive friends after the service in the parish hall. Interment will be held at Cool Springs Cemetery in Chatsworth, Georgia at 2 o'clock on Tuesday, December 23. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to St. Luke's Episcopal Church of Atlanta, 435 Peachtree Street NE, Atlanta, GA 30308. The eldest son of Ernest and Gerda Clough, Greg was born March 30, 1955 in Bad Kissingen, Germany. As a young man, he began his professional career with the Georgia Department of Revenue from where he retired following 30 years of service. He was the proud father of two sons who brought much joy to his life. On November 24, 1990 he entered into a committed relationship with Neil Keener and they were blessed to share 24 years side by side. Greg is survived by his partner, Neil Keener of Avondale Estates, Georgia; two sons, Christopher Clough (Jennifer) of Woodstock, GA; and David Clough (Terry) of Senoia, GA; a granddaughter, Gracen Clough of Woodstock, GA; a step-grandson, Tanner Pitts of Senoia, GA; stepmother, Rose Clough of Jonesboro, GA; sister, Jackie Pittman (Lesley) of Locust Grove, GA; brother, Mike Clough of Hinesville, GA; half-sisters, Pat Weihemuller (Loren) of Walterboro, SC; Marion Lee of Charlotte, NC; and Cindy Perry (Rush) of Douglasville, GA; stepsister, Heidi Vaughn of Locust Grove, GA; stepbrother, Robert Clough (Lesa) of Tyrone, GA; special sister-in-law, Brigitte Clough of Grapevine, TX; cousins, nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his mother, Gerda Brown, his father, Ernest Clough, and his brother, Scott Clough. Greg will be remembered for his sweet spirit and his unwavering faith. His example of courage and fortitude will be an enduring legacy for his family and friends.