HUGHES, William "Buddy" W., 73, a resident of Montgomery, AL, passed away peacefully on Friday, Dec 21, 2012 after a brief illness. He was preceded in death by his parents, J.L. and Dora Bell (Brown) Hughes and a brother Ernest Hughes. He is survived by his wife, Roberta "Rennie" Hughes; one son, Scott (Lori) Hughes of Columbus, GA; one daughter, Wendy Hughes of Montgomery; four grandchildren, Chance Hughes of Montgomery, Jack, Adam and Eric Hughes of Columbus, GA; four sisters, Betty Taylor, Melba Abel, Barbara Smallwood, Rachel Clark; two brothers, Edwin Hughes and Gary Hughes. A private graveside service for the family will be held at Alabama Heritage Cemetery on Thursday, December 27, 2012. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Children's Hospital Foundation, Hematology & Oncology, 1600 7th Avenue South, Birmingham, AL 35233. https://www.kintera.org/site/c.buIOJ7NWKsLaG/

Published in the MontgomeryAdvertiser.com on Dec. 25, 2012