BENA - George Hughes suddenly departed this life on Friday, May 16, 2014 of a heart attack surrounded by his family. George was born September 27, 1933 to Wilfred and Thelma Hughes in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. George worked for Excelsior Process and Engraving for 30 years as a supervisor in North Adams, MA. He moved to Bena, VA in 2001 to enjoy his retirement. George enjoyed fishing, traveling and spending time with his family. He will be remembered as a devoted husband, loving father and spirited grandfather. He was preceded in death by his parents, Wilfred and Thelma Hughes; sister, Florence Walls; and son-in-law, Robert Ash. As his legacy lives on, he leaves to cherish his memory, his loving wife, Anna; daughter, Linda Hall and husband, Bruce of North Adams, MA; daughter, Deborah Ash of Bena, VA; four grandchildren, Bruce Hall of North Adams, MA, Shelly Hughes and husband, Randy of Midwest City, OK, Jason Dustin and wife Vanessa of Cobbs Creek, VA and Robert Ash of Bena, VA; seven great grandchildren, Wesley and Nicholas Quisenberry, Gavin and Adam Dustin and Gregory, Christopher and Katie Hall; and a host of nieces and nephews. The family will receive friends and family from 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 21, 2014 at Hogg Funeral Home, Gloucester Point. Inurnment will be private.