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Johnny Lee Hughes, 70, of Tyner, died Monday, Aug. 1, at Chowan Hospital in Edenton.
Mr. Hughes was born in Davidson County, a son of Hazel Byrley Hughes Smith and the late Robert Lee Hughes. An Army veteran, he retired from the Newport News Shipbuilding and Dry Dock as a general foreman in the nuclear division.
Other than his mother, Mr. Hughes is survived by a sister, Margaret Sharon Vogtsberger and her husband, Oscar, of Hampton, Va.; a brother, Danny Craig Hughes and his wife, Cecelia, of Graham; his "boy", Jordan Herman; his special friend, Bonnie Herman; and his step-father, Ott Smith. He was preceded in death by a brother, Walter Thomas Hughes; and a sister, Linda Hughes Campbell.
A memorial celebration of Johnny's life will be at 2 p.m., Saturday, Aug. 6, at the funeral home chapel. Friends may visit with the family immediately after the service. Condolences may be sent by visiting www.evansfac.com. Evans Funerals and Cremations is serving the Hughes family.
Published in The Daily Advance on Aug. 4, 2011