Loyd A. Hughes “Bill” – Obituary

By  | January 11, 2018 | Filed under: Obituaries, Spry-Williams Funeral Home

Loyd A. Hughes “Bill”, 82, was born on May 4, 1935, and died peacefully at home of Parkinson’s Disease on Jan. 9, 2018, surrounded by his family.

Visitation was Wednesday, Jan. 10 beginning at 5 p.m. at Spry-Williams Funeral Home, Florence. The funeral service will be today, 11 a.m., at Spry-Williams Chapel. Burial will be at Butler Cemetery.

Bill is survived by his wife of 60 years, MaeJean Butler Hughes; and his two daughters, Rhonda Holden and Ronette Williams (Mike); and grandchildren, Dana Johnson (Johnathan), Jamie Vanlandingham (Christopher), Kristin Holden, Bradley Williams (Hailey), and Bethany Williams.

Bill was born in Loretto, Tennessee to Sidney A. and Deedie Mae Liles Hughes. He was the second to oldest son with his siblings, Helen Bradley (CW), Marie Monaco (Jim), Wanda Carriveau (Bob), Sidney Hughes (Kathy), Joan Craig (Ronnie), Ray Hughes (Toni), Linda Boger, Rita Persons (Bill), and Kenneth Hughes (Patty).

Bill worked and retired at Reynolds Metals and proudly served his country in the U.S. Marines. He was a longstanding member and deacon at Center Star Baptist Church and was an example of Christ’s love of others. He enjoyed studying his Bible and taught Sunday school for many years. Bill was a Godly man who loved his family and cherished time with his grandchildren. He was deeply loved by his family and friends and will be sorely missed.

Pallbearers will be Bradley Williams, Bart Bradley, Mike Gibson, Windell Hutcheson, William Kizer, and A. B. Campbell.

The family would like to genuinely thank the nurses and staff at Hospice Amedisys and his sitter Martha Townsend. We would also like to thank everyone for each act of kindness shown to our family during this time.

You may sign the guest register at sprywilliams.com.

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