Kenneth L. Hughes, 61Published 6:24pm Monday, April 1, 2013
Kenneth L. Hughes, 61
Born: May 10, 1951
Died: March 28, 2013
Kenneth’s life began on May 10, 1951, in St. Louis, Mo., the son of Alfred J. and Margaret (Garner) Hughes.
He served his country in the U.S. Army during Vietnam, earning four bronze stars for his service.
Kenneth, of Benton Harbor, was a truck driver in civilian life and rode the highways for 42 years.
He enjoyed traveling our country, occasionally chasing “wild women,” hunting and fishing.
His loving family includes: his sisters, Pat (Ed Fairbanks) Clemons of Benton Harbor and Almagene Hughes of Harrison, Ark.; and several nieces and nephews.
Kenneth passed away on Thursday, March 28, 2013, at Lakeland Regional Medical Center in St. Joseph.
He is preceded in death by his parents and siblings Clois Hughes, Priscilla Hughes-Williams and Jerry Dale Hughes.
His family will gather with friends on Tuesday from 1 to 2 p.m. at Yazel and Clark Chapel, where his funeral service will begin at 2 p.m.
He will be laid to rest with military honors in Hamilton Cemetery, Decatur.
Memorial contributions in his name may be directed to the Disabled American Veterans. Please sign his guestbook and leave a memory of Kenneth at www.yazel-clark.com.