The Cass County Sheriff’s Office morns the loss of our
former Sheriff Billy Edward Gough.
Sheriff Gough departed this life Tuesday, February 13, 2007
at the age of 81 years, 4 months and 13 days.
He served as Sheriff of Cass County, Missouri for 16 years from 1969 until 1984. He
served on the Cass County Commission as South District Commissioner for several years
and later with the Cass County Juvenile Center and Cass County Zoning Office.
He was a member of the First Christian Church, Creighton, Missouri. He was an Army Air
Corps veteran of World War II, a member of Missouri Sheriff's Association, Cass County
Democratic Association, Ararat Shrine, Kansas City, Missouri; a 60 year member of the
Hurley Lee Spicer Post # 42 of the American Legion, Cass Masonic Lodge #147 A.F. & A.M.
both of Harrisonville. Bill enjoyed his family, going to the lake, boating and fishing.