73, a native of Cainsville, MO and a graduate of Princeton High School, died in Decatur GA on June 11 2005.
Burial was at the Hughes Cemetery at Cainsville.
Mr Hughes, son of Kelly & Lelah (Hart) Hughes, was born in Cainsville, Mo on June 14 1931. He grew up on a farm, attended one-room grade schools in Harrison and Mercer counties, and graduated as salutatorian of his 1949 graduating class at Princeton High School. He graduated with honors from Chillicothe (Mo) Business School, attended Rockhurst College in Kansas City, MO and graduated from the New School of Bank Administration at the University of Wisconsin. He was in the US Army from May 1952 to April 1954.
He married Rosella Alexander June 2 1954 in Gallatin, Mo. they later divorced. he married Virginia Brown in December 1992 in Decatur GA, she survives of the home.
other survivors include 8 children, David Hughes and wife Rose of Basel,Switzerland, Mark Hughes & wife Judy of Austin, TX, Gregory Hughes & wife Marcia of Roseville, CA, Catherine Hughes of Brookville, FL, Timothy Hughes & wife Halyna of Clearwater FL, Anna Rollo & husband Bill of Brookfield Wisconsin, Barbara Hughes of Mukwonago, Wis., and Paul Hughes & wife Mary of Scottsdale, AZ, their mother Rosella Hughes of Clearwater FL, 2 stepsons W Alan Loper of Atlanta GA and James Loper & wife Amy of Manassas, VA, two sisters Doris Sparks and husband Carl of St Joseph Mo and Cheryl Hughes of Prairie Village KS, 14 grandchildren, and 2 step grandchildren.
he was preceded in death by his parents and a son, Daniel.