GREAT FALLS -- Mr. Francis Ronald Hughes, 62, of 37 Pine Street, died Tuesday, Dec. 23, 2008, at Springs Memorial Hospital, Lancaster, S.C.
The family will receive friends from 5 to 7 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 27, 2008, at Fort Mill Funeral Home.
A native of Athens, Ga., and formerly of Fort Mill, S.C., Mr. Hughes was a son of the late Fred and Annie Taylor Hancock Hughes. He loved fishing and hunting. He was also an artist who loved to paint and draw.
He is survived by his three sons, Ron Hughes, Phillip Hughes and David Hughes; two daughters, Patti Mott and Donna Hansel; a brother, Donald Hughes; a sister, Juanita Coan; and 14 grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Elva Smart Hughes and his second wife, Laura Hinson Hughes; a brother, Jimmy Brown; and two sisters, Ruth Ann Welch and Nancy Burton.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be given to the American Cancer Society, 128 Stonemark Lane, Columbia, SC 29210.
Condolences may be left at www.fortmillfuneralhome.com.