Age: 81 Address: The Bad Creek Community Date of Death: Monday, December 30, 2013 Arrangements: Yancey Funeral Services
Details: Hobert “Hob” Hughes of the Bad Creek Community, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, December 30th, 2013 in Johnson City Medical Center. A native of Mitchell County, he was a son of Cora Reynolds Hughes of Montana. He was also preceded in death by a granddaughter. Hob was a loving husband and father who enjoyed woodworking and gardening.
Surviving in addition to his mother is his loving wife of 58 years, Elizabeth “Tutti” Byrd Hughes; daughters: Sheila Crawford and husband, Howard, of South Carolina and Cynthia Hughes of Maryland; sons: Samuel A. Hughes and wife, Peggy, of Maryland and Michael L. Hughes and wife, Cherrie, also of Maryland; sister, Barbara Ahrent and husband, Doug, of Montana; 9 grandchildren and 13 grandchildren.
Funeral Services will be held at 8 p.m. on Thursday, January 2nd in the St. Paul Freewill Baptist Church. Rev. Gordon Lewis will officiate. The family will receive friends from 6 until 8 p.m. prior to the funeral services at the church. Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. on Friday in the Beans Creek Cemetery.