Larry L. Hughes, 74, of West Union, passed away on Tuesday, May 12, 2020 at his residence. He was born December 15, 1945 in Brown County, Ohio, son of the late Arthur and Cleo Ritchie Hughes. He is survived by his loving wife of 45 years, Verna McClanahan Hughes. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Ricky Miller and his sisters, Margaret King, Bonnie Paige and Rita Happney.
Larry was a strong Christian man and a member of the Aberdeen Baptist Church. He retired from GE and was also a Foreman for Copeland. Larry loved working with his hands and was skilled in doing so. Farm work, wood working and building house are just some of the examples where his talents shined.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by his children, Larry Hughes and wife Lisa of Booneville, Mississippi, Pam Wiginton and husband Mitchell of Baldwyn, Mississippi, Greg Hughes of Pontotoc, Mississippi, Tina Mullikin and husband Bill of West Union, Gary Miller and wife Janet of West Union; 10 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, 2 great-great-grandchildren; sister, Barbara Enge of Springboro, Ohio; brothers, Arthur Ray Hughes and friend Donna McKean of West Union, Carl Hughes and wife Ruth Ann of Lees Creek, Ohio and many church family members from Aberdeen Baptist Church.
Family and friends are invited to a visitation from 5:00 – 7:00 PM, Thursday, May 14, 2020 at Thompson-Meeker Funeral Home, 216 W. Mulberry St., West Union. Funeral service will be held at 11:00 AM, Friday, at the funeral home with Pastor Michael Ulrich officiating. Burial will follow at Kirker Cemetery, West Union. To conform to social distancing recommendations, only ten visitors at a time will be allowed; and the family will observe the visitation, but will not participate in a receiving line.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made in Larry's memory to the Aberdeen Baptist Church P.O. Box 529 Aberdeen, OH 45101 or to the Vitas Hospice 255 East Fifth Street, Suite 1200 Cincinnati, OH 45202.
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