October 4, 1944 - December 4, 2012 OKLAHOMA CITY Alva Roy Hughes, 68, of Oklahoma City, OK, passed away December 4, 2012. He was born October 4, 1944 in Frederick, OK to James Arthur and Lois Marie (Donley) Hughes. He served his country during the Vietnam War in the U.S. Army, retiring in 1969. Upon graduation from Southwestern Oklahoma State University, he then went to work for the Oklahoma Department of Human Services, served as Administrator and later retired from the Oklahoma Health Care Authority. Roy was a faithful member of the Church of Christ for more than 30 years and served on the Board of Credit Union One for over 25 years. Roy is survived by his loving wife of over 37 years, Linda of Midwest City; two children, Bryan and Lacee Hughes; one grandchild, Ainslee Hughes; brothers, Jack Hughes of California and Jim Hughes and wife, Karen of Arizona. Roy is also survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins and a multitude of friends. A funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m., Saturday, December 8, 2012, at the Del City Church of Christ. Interment will follow at Sunny Lane Cemetery. Condolences may be offered at www.eisenhourfuneral.com www.eisenhourfuneral.com
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Published in The Oklahoman on Dec. 7, 2012