William Patterson Hughes, age 75, of Cumming passed away peacefully at home on March 27, 2014. He was a deacon of Concord Baptist Church for more than 40 years and one of the Sunday greeters. He also held several offices there. Mr. Hughes was a Veteran of the United States Army
He was preceded in death by his wife of more than 30 years, Betty Jean Thomas Hughes; and brothers, Johnny and Roger Hughes.
Mr. Hughes is survived by his wife of three years, Flora Bailey Hughes of Cumming; daughter and son-in-law, Pamela Jean and Steven I. Cochran of Cumming; sons and daughters-in-law, Calvin and Sandra Gross of Cumming, Kyle and Laura Bailey of Dawsonville, Scott and Heather Bailey of Jasper, John Bailey of Cumming; brother, Curtis Hughes of Cumming; sister, Eleanor Rogers of Woodstock; brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Raymond (Buddy) and Peggy Thomason of Dawsonville; grandchildren, Marcus and Kayla Cochran and Jonathan Cochran of Cumming; great-grandchildren, Cayden, Ezekiel, Kyra and Jeremy Cochran; and several other grandchildren and great-grandchildren also survive.
A funeral service for Mr. Hughes will be held Sunday, March 30, at 2 p.m. in the chapel of Ingram Funeral Home, with the Revs. Scott Gilbert, Shaun Wright and Rubin Smith officiating. Visitation will be at the funeral home Friday, March 28 and Saturday, March 29, from 5-9 p.m.
Condolences may be made at www.ingramfuneralhome.com.
Ingram Funeral Home and Crematory is in charge of arrangements.