and a graduate of Princeton High School, died in Decatur, Ga. on June 11 2005.
Burial was at Hughes Cemetery at Cainsville.
Mr Hughes, son of Kelly and 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 on 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 Huges &wife Rosa of Basel, Switzerland, Mark Hughes & wife Judy of Austin TX, Gregory Hughes & wife Marcia of Roseville, Calif., Catherine Hughes of Brookville, Fla., Anna Rollo & Husband Bill of Brookfield, Wis., Barbara Hughes of Mukwonago,Wis, and Paul Hughes and wife Mary of Scottsdale, Ariz; their mother, Rosella Hughes of Clearwater, Fla., two stepsons W. Alan Loper of Atlanta GA & James Loper and wife Amy of Manassa, Va., two sisters Doris Sparks and husband Carl of St Joseph MO & Cheryl Hughes of Prairie Village, Kan., 14 grandchildren and two step great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents and a son, Daniel.
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