NEW BREMEN - Roger Eugene Hughes, 62, of 19 Circle Drive, formerly of Sidney, passed away Sunday, July 14, 2013, at 2:20 a.m. at his home.
He was born on March 17, 1951 in Sidney, the son of the late Leonard and Sharon (O'Connor) Hughes.
On Dec. 27, 2011, he married Carol (Juneau) Hughes, who survives along with three sisters, Sherry Murphy, and husband, Bill, Mary Opal Barker, and Shannon Francis, and husband, Jim, all of Sidney; one brother, Leonard Hughes, of Arizona; and a cousin, Robert Hughes, of Botkins.
Mr. Hughes reached the rank of sergeant in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War
, serving his country from 1967 to 1969. He was a member of the Sidney American Legion Post 217.
In keeping with Mr. Hughes' wishes, his body will be cremated. There will be no public funeral services or visitation.
Arrangements are in the care of Cromes Funeral Home & Crematory, 302 S. Main Ave.
Condolences may be expressed to the Hughes family at the funeral home's website, www.cromesfh.com