Robert (Bob) Hughes, 66, passed away on January 3, 2013, at Scripps Chula Vista Hospital, peacefully after his battle with cancer. Bob was surrounded with his loved ones at his side.
Bob was born January 29, 1946, at Mercy Hospital in San Diego, CA. He was a graduate of Hilltop High School, class of 1963. He then went on to Southwestern J.C. for two years. Soon Bob was drafted in the U.S. Army and was later stationed in Korea. When he came back to San Diego he started his career in mechanical design.
His first marriage to Cyndi blessed him with three fabulous kids, Melissa Hughes of San Diego, Thomas Hughes of San Jose, and Matthew Hughes of China. Bob is also survived by his second wife, Maria of Bonita, CA.
Bob loved sports and was honored to be his son's baseball coach, 1988-1991, for the Ramona Pony Baseball. He was also there to support his daughter's band competitions.
A Mass will be held on Friday, January 11, 2013, at 11:00 am at Corpus Christi Catholic Church, 450 Corral Canyon Road, Bonita. Another Mass in honor of him will be held on February 7, 2013, at 6 pm at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church in Ramona. Funeral services, with military honors, will be held on Saturday, January 12, 2013, at 3 pm at Glen Abbey Memorial Park, Chapel of Roses, 3838 Bonita Road, Bonita, CA.
He was taken from us too soon, we will miss him. We love you, Dad.