Rev. William (Bill) Eugene Hughes(1932 - 2018)

Rev. William (Bill) Eugene Hughes, age 85 of Temple, passed away Friday, July 27, 2018 at local care center. Services will be held at 10:00 AM Tuesday, July 31, at Bethel Assembly of God Church with Dr. Charles Rogers and Rev. Elwyn Johnston officiating. Burial will follow at Bellwood Memorial Park.

Rev. Hughes was born December 16, 1932 in West Monroe, La to Abner T Hughes and Ollie White Hughes. He attended school in Bastrop, La. He married Mary Liles on February 5, 1954. He retired after 25 years of service in the Air Force and Federal Government. He was an ordained minister with World Ministry Fellowship. He served as President & Executive Director with WMF. He and his wife traveled and ministered the gospel all over the world.

Survivors include three daughters, Denise Graves and husband, Bill of Fair Oaks Ranch, Theresa McCabe and husband, Michael of Natalia and Paula Lancaster and husband, Jerry of Oenaville, one son, Marcus Hughes of San Antonio, five grandchildren, Lauren (Doug) Cloud, Elizabeth (Joshua) Jans, Cardo (Sydney) Odom, Jerrod Lancaster and Jenna (Dustin) Metcalf and two great-grandchildren, Colter Metcalf and Sawyer Jans. Also survived by his brother, Thomas (JoAnn) Hughes and his sister, Margaret (Tommy) Winnon. He was preceded in death by his parents and his wife, Mary.

Memorial donations may be made to Bethel Assembly of God Church, 22621 SE H K Dodgen Loop, Temple, TX 76502.

Online guestbook and obituary at

Scanio-Harper, Boyd Thornton, Funeral Director #6293 254-899-8888

Funeral Home

Scanio-Harper Funeral Home
3110 Airport Road Temple, TX 76504
(254) 899-8888

Published in Bastrop Daily Enterprise on Aug. 1, 2018