Tom E. Hughes

Tom E. Hughes

GRATIOT: Tom E Hughes, 68 of 225 Main Street Gratiot died Tuesday, April 30, 2013 at his residence.

He was born Saturday, June 03, 1944 in Germantown Kentucky to the late Claude and Mary 'Plummer' Hughes. On Saturday January 23, 1965 he married Carolyn M. 'Meek' Hughes who survives.

He is also survived by one daughter, Bev Hardesty and her husband Ronald of Gratiot; two sons, Eldon Hughes and his wife Donna of Corona, CA, Fred Hughes and his companion Gina of Fackler, AL; one step-son, Robin Couts and his wife Vickie of Madison, AL.; 12 grandchildren, five great-grandchildren; one sister, Wilma Sparks of Dayton.

He was preceded in death by six brothers, Fred, Harlan, Perk, John, Carl Dean and Cliff Hughes; one sister Lorena Hughes.

Services will be Friday, May 03, 2013 at 1:00 PM at the Church of Christ in Christian Union, Newcomerstown, with Rev. Jim Reed officiating. Visitation will be Friday, May 03, 2013 from 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM at the church.

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Published in the Times Recorder on May 2, 2013