Christopher Hayden Hough(1997 - 2012)

Christopher Hayden Hough

A funeral service celebrating the life of Christopher Hayden Hough will be held Wednesday, April 11, 2012 at 12:00 noon at Trinity Baptist Church, 5895 Bert Kouns Industrial Loop, Shreveport, LA. Officiating will be Pastor Jason Deutsch of Trinity Baptist Church and Pastor Kendall Holley of Broadacres Baptist Church. Interment will follow at Centuries Memorial Park Cemetery, 8801 Mansfield Road, Shreveport. Friends are invited to join the family afterwards for a fellowship meal at Trinity Baptist Church. The family will receive visitors at Rose-Neath Funeral Home Southside, 2500 Southside Drive, Shreveport, on Tuesday, April 10, from 5:00 - 8:00 pm.

Hayden, a resident of Greenwood, LA, was born January 16, 1997 and departed this life at 15 years of age on April 7, 2012 as a result of injuries sustained in an automobile accident in Greenwood. Hayden's ready smile and happy manner gave evidence of his tender, compassionate, generous heart. His sensitive spirit was displayed in many acts of kindness to those in need. He loved his brothers and sisters and greatly enjoyed spending time with his family and his many friends. He was a joy and delight to his family. Hayden, a ninth grade student, was home schooled from kindergarten and was gifted in mathematics. He was very active in his church youth group and was there to lend a hand whenever help was needed. He was musically talented and played both the piano and the drums. Hayden loved the outdoors and enjoyed hunting and sports. He especially excelled at golf and was a member of the Evangel Christian Academy golf team. He competed for three years on the Shreveport-Bossier Front Nine golf tour, winning the tour championship in the 10-12 year age group.

Hayden is survived by his parents, Pastor Chris and Kayla Hough, three sisters, Hannah, Jessa, and Camille, and two brothers, Caleb and Joshua, all of Greenwood; his paternal grandparents, Ronald and Kay Hough of Shreveport, and his maternal grandparents, Bill and Diana Pratt of Hot Springs, AR. He is also survived by three uncles, Greg Hough and wife Karri, and Casey Hough and wife Hannah, of Shreveport, and Coty Pratt and wife Ann of Benton, LA; two aunts, Janell Grass and husband John of Vidor, TX, and Shelly Shivers of Bossier City, LA; and cousins Julie, Kylie, Jacob, Carter, Jude and Weston Hough, Jess and Gracie Pratt, MacKenzie Grass, and Cole Shivers.

Serving as pallbearers will be Casey Hough, Greg Hough, Coty Pratt, Cole Shivers, James Melancon, James McLean, Ethan Melancon and Tanner Plummer.

The family wishes to express gratitude to the Trinity Baptist Church family, the Greenwood Police Department, Caddo Fire District 3, and the Caddo Parish Sheriffs Office.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in Hayden's name to Trinity Baptist Church, 5895 Bert Kouns Industrial Loop, Shreveport, LA 71129.


Published in Shreveport Times from Apr. 10 to Apr. 11, 2012