Edward “Ned” McCune Caughey, 66, of Ligonier, died Sunday, February 25, 2018 at home. Born in McKeesport, November 5, 1951, he was the son of the late Dr. Edward and Virginia Housaman Caughey. He is survived by his wife, Judith Wilson; his cousin, Sue Ann (Keith) Singer of Latrobe; and his lifelong friend, Mac Petty of White Oak. Ned was a retired groundskeeper at Laurel Valley Golf Club and a lifeguard, swim instructor, and personal trainer at the Ligonier YMCA. He was a graduate of Penn State University and a member of the McKeesport YMCA and the Youghiogheny Country Club. Ned was a volunteer for the Ligonier Valley Meals On Wheels and for the Friendly Visitors of Westmoreland County. He was an avid organic gardener and golfer. Hunter Funeral Home, Inc., 1600 Coursin Street, McKeesport, PA 15132 is in charge of arrangements. A celebration of Ned’s life will be held at a later date. The family suggests contributions to the Ligonier Valley Meals On Wheels or Wildlife Works Inc. in Youngwood, PA.
Originally published February 26, 2018.