Obituaries

Obituaries

Richard Donald Hughes 1925 - 2008 Avon Park, Fla.

Graveside services for Richard Donald Hughes, 82, Avon Park, Fla., will be at 1 p.m. Friday, July 11, in Highland Cemetery in Ottawa.Mr. Hughes died Saturday, June 28, 2008, at Lake Placid Health Care Center in Lake Placid, Fla.He was born Oct. 17, 1925, in Kansas City, Kan., the son of Lee Edgar Hughes and Minnie Jane Stepp Hughes.Mr. Hughes worked for the Water Department in Ottawa.Survivors include his wife, Ruth E. Hughes, Avon Park, Fla.; two sons, William E., Ottawa, and Lewis, Anderson, Calif.; three daughters, Donna Neumann and Brenda Hughes, both of Lawrence, and Janice Mullen, Scottsdale, Ariz.; two stepdaughters, Cheryl Streeter, Atlanta, and Shelly Videau, Sebring, Fla.; a sister, Kathlyn Myers; 14 grandchildren; five great-grandchildren; and a great-great-grandchild.He was preceded in death by his first wife, Katherine L. Clark Hughes.