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Michael L. Hughes, Sr.

January 20, 1948 September 15, 2016
Michael L. Hughes, Sr.
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Obituary for Michael L. Hughes, Sr.

Michael L. Hughes Sr., age 68 of Golconda, Illinois passed away September 15, 2016 at Ray and Kay Eckstein Hospice Care Center in Paducah, KY.
He was born January 20, 1948 in Harrisburg, IL to Henry and Velma (Pankey) Hughes. He married Betty VanHooser on August 15, 1969 at the Baptist Church in Elizabethtown, IL. He was a U.S. ARMY veteran. He graduated from Southern Illinois University. He worked at Vienna Correctional Center, Shawnee Correctional Center, and retired from Hardin County Work Camp. He enjoyed hunting, shooting guns, watching Cardinals games, working, and having coffee at the Dari Barr. Hughes Camp was his life and where he was happiest.
He is survived by his wife, Betty Hughes; two sons, Michael L. Hughes, Jr. and wife Judi, Kevin Hughes and wife Sarah; three grandchildren, McKenzie Swinford, Alexandria Hughes, Trace Hughes; two brothers, Roy Hughes, Charles Hughes; several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral service will be 2:00pm on Sunday, September 18, 2016 at Aly Funeral Home in Eddyville, IL. The service will be conducted by, Rev. Greg Hughes and Rev. Virgil Cox. Interment will follow at the Prospect Cemetery. Military Honors will be conducted by VFW Post 9227, American Legion Post 719, and the Illinois National Guard Military Funeral Honors Team. Visitation will be from 5-9pm on Saturday, September 17, 2016 at Aly Funeral Home in Eddyville, IL and from 12:00pm until time of service on Sunday.
Memorials may be made to: M*A*S*H 62938 PO Box 763, Golconda, IL 62938.

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Visitation

Saturday

17

Sep

5:00 PM 9/17/2016 5:00:00 PM - 9:00 PM 9/17/2016 9:00:00 PM
Aly Funeral Home - Eddyville

1099 State Hwy 145 North
PO Box 69
Eddyville, IL 62928

Aly Funeral Home - Eddyville
1099 State Hwy 145 North Eddyville 62928 IL
United States

Visitation

Sunday

18

Sep

12:00 PM 9/18/2016 12:00:00 PM - 2:00 PM 9/18/2016 2:00:00 PM
Aly Funeral Home - Eddyville

1099 State Hwy 145 North
PO Box 69
Eddyville, IL 62928

Aly Funeral Home - Eddyville
1099 State Hwy 145 North Eddyville 62928 IL
United States

Service

Sunday

18

Sep

2:00 PM 9/18/2016 2:00:00 PM
Aly Funeral Home - Eddyville

1099 State Hwy 145 North
PO Box 69
Eddyville, IL 62928

Aly Funeral Home - Eddyville
1099 State Hwy 145 North Eddyville 62928 IL
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Prospect Final Resting Place

Trail of Tears Road
Golconda, IL 62938

Trail of Tears Road Golconda 62938 IL
United States
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