Gary Kenneth Hughes

Gary Kenneth Hughes

Nashville, TN

Gary Kenneth Hughes, born March 24, 1943, in Buffalo, NY, died from complications of ALS April 2, 2014, in Nashville, TN, his home for the last 30 years. A recognized expert in self-insured trusts for workers' compensation, he enjoyed an intriguing career in the insurance industry for over 40 years (Arkwright-Boston, Alexander & Alexander, Inc., Palmer and Cay, and Gary Hughes & Associates, LLC).

Gary is survived by his wife of 17 years, Poli (Nancy Johnson Polidoro) of Mountain Brook, AL; his son, Chris Hughes (Nashville, TN); his daughter, Jennifer Hughes (Cal III) Turner (Nashville, TN), and his brother, Dave (Nancy) Hughes (East Aurora, NY).

A Celebration of Gary's life will be held on Percy Priest Lake Saturday, May 10, 2014. More about Gary and his charities is posted on


Funeral Home

Marshall Donnelly Combs Funeral Home | Nashville Funeral Home
201 25th Ave North Nashville, TN 37203
(615) 327-1111

Published in The Tennessean on Apr. 20, 2014