Lucian Kelley Hughes, 84, of Wilmington, died Thursday, March 7, 2013, in North Chase Nursing Center in Wilmington.
He was born on Feb. 16, 1929, in Brunswick County, a son of the late Wilton Vesper and Gertrude Register Hughes.
He was a veteran of the U.S. Army
, having served in the Korean War
Surviving are three sons, Donald Hughes of Ash, Daniel Hughes of Bolivia, and Darrell Hughes of Burgaw; two daughters, Susan Stewart and Karen Glenn, both of Wilmington; a sister, Mildred Gore, of Wampee, S.C.; six grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
Graveside services were at 3 p.m. Saturday, March 9, in Sharon United Methodist Church Cemetery.
Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.brunswickfuneralservice.com.
Memorials may be directed to Sharon UMC Building Fund, 2030 Holden Beach Road, Supply, NC 28462.
Arrangements by Brunswick Funeral Service & Crematory, Shallotte.