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Kenneth Lee Hughes


1947 - 2012 Obituary Condolences
Kenneth Lee Hughes Obituary
Kenneth Lee Hughes August 28, 1947 - September 2, 2012 Kenny was born in Bakersfield, California on August 28, 1947 to Delbert and Oleta Hughes. He attended elementary school in Bakersfield and high school in Arroyo Grande, California. After high school Kenny joined the U.S. Army on September 10, 1964. After completing training he went to Medic school in North Carolina where he studied in emergency medical care. He was then shipped to Paris France. During his tour overseas he earned many distinguished honors. Kenny was discharged on September 8, 1967. After returning home from the military he was in the trucking industry for 35 years. Kenny had many likes and dislikes but loved to go camping, boating, his many dogs, and the beach. Kenny is survived by his wife of 42 years Jennie, his two sons Kenny Jr. and Troy, and his mother-in-law Georgia Mayes. His siblings are Shirley and Slim Femster of Abilene, Texas, Linda and John Lupin and Barbara and Jerry Dooley both of Norman, Oklahoma, Brenda and Howard Fiske and Beverly Joy Woods both of Bakersfield, California. Russell and Tammy Hughes of Sunny Valley, Oregon and numerous nieces and nephews. Kenny was preceded in death by his parents Delbert and Oleta Hughes and one brother Charles Ray Hughes. Kenny's visitation will be Sunday, September 9, 2012 from the hours of 5:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Services will be September 10, 2012 at 10:00 a.m. both at Basham Funeral Home, 3312 Niles Street, Bakersfield, CA 93306. John L. Lupin will officiate. Interment will be at the Bakersfield National Cemetery, 30338 East Bear Mountain Boulevard at 12:30 p.m. He will be dearly missed. www.bakersfield.com/obits
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Sept. 8, 2012
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