The McCreary County Record


April 16, 2014

Charles Douglas Hughes

Charles Douglas Hughes, 85, passed away April 1, 2014 in Cincinnati, OH. Funeral services were held Saturday, April 5, 2014 at Gwen Mooney Funeral Home at Spring Grove Cemetary in Cincinnati, OH.

Charles was born in McCreary County, KY on December 13, 1928, the son of the late Mac and Anna Mae (Williamson) Hughes.

A US Navy veteran, he received a military service at the gravesite.

After the military he married Jackie Dennim in 1947. They had four children; 2 daughters, Charmaine Bourge and Sharon Hughes and 2 sons; Bobby and (Susan) Hughes and Garry Hughes.

He retired from Emory Industries in Saint Bernard, in Cincinnati, OH.

Charles had 11 grandchildren, 16 great grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews, many childhood friends and relatives from McCreary County.

Charles was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife, Jackie, his eldest daughter, Charmaine and his second wife, Doreen, whom he married on June 24th, 1967. He was also preceded in death by 2 sisters; Cassie (Bolin) Hughes and Lois Kathrine Hughes, and 4 brothers; Willard, Menifee, Robert and Paul Hughes.

After retirement he did a lot of sightseeing and woodworking. He had a good friend, Doris Taylor, with whom he spent a lot of time.

Brother Fred Bolin conducted his funeral. Burial followed in Spring Grove Cemetery. A luncheon was served afterwards for family and friends.

Information submitted by Cindy Kates.

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