Frank Hughes Jr.
1941 - 2017
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Frank W. "Skip" Hughes age 76, passed away at Methodist Hospital Northlake, Friday, November 10, 2017. He was born in Gary, Indiana January 21, 1941 to Frank and Gertrude (Hunter) Hughes. He graduated from Froebel High School, Class of 1959. He was a member of St. Timothy Community Church. Frank was employed at U.S. Steel for 9 years, the Gary Fire Department for 10 years and he retired from the Lake County Sheriffs Department after 25 years of service. While at the Sheriffs Dept. he obtained the appointed rank of Assistant Chief and retired with the rank of Captain. For many years Frank delighted family and friend with his creative greeting cards. He was preceded in death by his father and mother, step mother Georgia Hughes, brother Donald Savage, Wendell Anderson, sister Delores Johnson, granddaughter Jasmin Jeffers, son Lance Hughes, 1st wife Ellen (Gilliam) Hughes, and to this union three children were born. Frank is survived by his loving wife of 41 years, Patricia Hughes, sons Thomas (Lisa) Hughes, Richard (Tracy) Hughes, daughters Patrice and Kelly Hughes, 7 grandchildren, brother-in-law Marshall (Theresa) Gillon, sister-in-law Wynona (Everett) Harris, special buddies David Heard and Eddie Davies and a host of nieces, nephews, family and friends. Visitation Friday, November 17, 2017 from 9 to 11:00a.m. with funeral service at 11:00 a.m. All services at St. Timothy Community Church, 1600 W. 25th Ave. Gary, IN. Interment Evergreen Memorial Park.

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Published in Post-Tribune on Nov. 15, 2017.
09:00 - 11:00 AM
Memorial service
11:00 AM
Evergreen Memorial Park
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November 19, 2017
To the Hughes family..My heart goes out to you and your family at this difficult time.
Tish Terry-Blanford
November 17, 2017
To Mrs. Patricia Hughes And The Hughes Family, My Condolences On The Loss Of Your Husband, Father, Uncle, Grandfather, Brother, Friend On The Loss Of Mr. Frank Hughes. May The LORD Be With You At This Time. Pat, Also From All Your Former "Club No Labels "Members . You Have Our Sympathy.
Zenobia Hodges
November 16, 2017
My deepest condolences to the family ...From

Kelvin Bell and the entire Bell family...
November 16, 2017
- Bernice Hemphill
November 16, 2017
May the precious memories of Frank be a comfort to you now, and may it help to know that many thoughts are with you in your sorrow. Call when you get a chance.
Margie Davis
November 16, 2017
GOD's Love
Patrice, Richard, & Kelly, please know that You All along with the Entire Family, in JESUS' name are in my prayers for GOD's strength to hold You All up for such a time as this. I also pray that You All allow the HOLY SPIRIT's comforting presence to be with You All on a daily.
Sharon D Jamison
November 16, 2017
May your hearts be comforted today and the days ahead. My thoughts and prayers are with the Hughes Family always. I haven't known Mr. Hughes for that long, but he welcomed me into his home and heart and that I will always cherish.
Monique Braden
November 16, 2017
My deepest condolences to you and your family. May the beautiful times you shared help you during this time of sadness.
Priscilla Cowen
November 16, 2017
My deepest sympathy to you and your family. I worked with Frank many years ago and remember his kindness and sense of humor.
Priscilla Cowen
November 15, 2017
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
Horace Mattherws
November 15, 2017
May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow.
November 15, 2017
Jesse and I share with many others in expressing our deepest condolences to you and the family. May you find peace and comfort as you remember the beautiful memories that embraced your lives.
Jesse and Rosie
Jesse & Rosie Washington
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