ROCK HILL -- Mr. John B. Hughes Sr., of 967 Arrowhead Drive, passed away Tuesday, June 24, 2008, at the Wayne T. Patrick Hospice House.
Born in Gaffney, S.C., to the late Connie R. and Nora Erwood Hughes, Mr. Hughes was an insurance agent, a member of the Elks Lodge 1318, American Legion Frank Roach Post 34 and a member of Westminster Presbyterian Church. He also proudly served in the U.S. Army.
He is survived by his wife, Sara Hill Hughes of the home; sons, R. Ernest Hughes of Rock Hill and John B. Hughes Jr. of Rock Hill; daughter, Patricia Devine of McLean, Va.; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
A service to celebrate the life of Mr. Hughes will be 11 a.m. Friday, June 27, 2008, at Westminster Presbyterian Church, conducted by Dr. Shelton P. Sanford III. Interment will follow at Forest Hills Cemetery. Pallbearers will be Ray Massengale, Bob Ray, Mike Covington, Gene Bradshaw, Mitch Rowe and Michael Hughes.
The family will receive friends tonight from 6 to 8 at Bass-Cauthen Funeral Home. Condolences for the family can be e-mailed to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Memorials may be made to Westminster Presbyterian Church, 1320 India Hook Road, Rock Hill, SC 29730 or Hospice & Community Care, P.O. Box 993, Rock Hill, SC 29731.
Bass-Cauthen Funeral Home and Cremation Center is serving the family.