SHELBY-Mr. Carl "Clifford" Hughes, 93, of Shelby, passed away on Sunday, Feb. 24, 2013, at Hospice of Cleveland County at Wendover.
A native of Cleveland County, he is the son of the late Carl Hughes and Una Roberts Hughes.
He had worked in the banking industry with Union Trust Company, Independence National, and BB&T for 40 years. He loved sacred music, working in the yard and traveling. He was a life-long member of Second Baptist Church.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Eula Mae Hicks Hughes; one brother, Dan Hughes; and one sister, Elizabeth Piercy.
He is survived by two sons, Carl Hughes and wife Ruby of Shelby, and Phil Hughes and wife Charlotte of Shelby; one sister, Doris McCurry of Shelby; four grandchildren, Justin Hughes, Holly Hughes, Laura Ikuma and husband Takeshi, and Amy Radzom and husband Matt; and numerous nieces and nephews.
Visitation: The family will receive friends from 2 to 3 p.m. Wednesday at Second Baptist Church.
Funeral Service: 3 p.m. Wednesday at Second Baptist Church
Burial: Cleveland Memorial Park
Officiated By: The Rev. Ronell Owensby
Funeral Home: Cleveland Funeral Services and Crematory is serving the family
Memorials: May be made to Second Baptist Church, 1114 South Lafayette St., Shelby, N.C. 28152 or Hospice of Cleveland County, 951 Wendover Heights Dr., Shelby, N.C. 28150
Online Condolences: www.clevelandfuneralservice.com