The McColaugh Family
McColaugh Funeral Home has been owned and operated by the McColaugh Family since it’s beginning in 1960.
Robert S. McColaugh grew up in Greene County and lived there his entire life. He graduated from the Cincinnati College of Embalming in 1949. He had previously managed Nagley Funeral Home in downtown Xenia. He purchased the business in 1960 and moved it to the present location at 826 N. Detroit St., Xenia. Bob and his wife, Marjean Smith McColaugh founded the current McColaugh Funeral Home based on their dedication to serve families in their time of need. Together, Bob and Marjean had 5 children: Robert, Nancy, Ronald, Ann and Roger.
Bob worked diligently building the business until his death on June 20, 1998. He lived his life under his company’s motto, “dedicated to serve.”
Over the last 50 years the McColaugh Family has carried on their father’s belief and desire to serve Xenia and the surrounding communities. The entire family are longstanding members of the Faith Community United Methodist Church.
Robert S. McColaugh In Memorium1917-1998
In addition to managing her family, Marjean Smith McColaugh worked along side her husband operating the funeral home. She currently resides at Greenewood Manor in Xenia. She has been a life long resident of Greene County. She had been a cook with the Xenia School System. Marjean enjoys her 8 grandchildren and 9 great grandchildren. She is still an active member of the Dorcus Circle.
Robert “Bob” McColaugh taught Social Studies and coached football, basketball and tennis in the Xenia School System. He retired in 1995. Bob and his wife Donna LeFevre McColaugh have two children and three grandsons.
Nancy June McColaugh passed away from a childhood illness at the age of 14.
Ronald McColaugh and his wife, Ann Lighthiser McColaugh, are both retired educators from the Xenia School System. Ron retired from Warner Middle School in 1998. He also coached basketball, football and baseball. He and Ann have two daughters and twin granddaughters and twin grandsons.
Ann McColaugh Huston is retired from Wright State University. Her husband, Jim Huston is an Investigator for the Greene County Coroner’s office. They have a daughter and granddaughter.
Roger McColaugh graduated from the Cincinnati College of Mortuary Science in 1970 and currently serves as President of McColaugh Funeral Home, Inc. Known to most as “Rock” he enjoys riding his Harley Davidson motorcycle, bowling and deer hunting. He is a member and Past President of the Xenia Rotary Club. His wife, Virginia Tharp McColaugh, retired from the Greene County Board of Education in 2008 and also is a licensed Ohio Funeral Director. Rock and Ginny have 3 sons and a granddaughter.