Greensburg Daily News, Greensburg, IN

Obituaries

January 28, 2014

James M. Hughes, 75 Sept. 4, 1938 - Jan. 26, 2014

James M. Hughes, 75, Westport, passed away unexpectedly Sunday, Jan. 26, 2014, at the Decatur County Memorial Hospital Emergency Room.

He was born Sept. 4, 1938 in Decatur County, the son of Orval Maurice and Lorine B. (Wood) Hughes.

He was a 1956 graduate of Sandcreek High School and was a lifelong resident of Decatur County.

He was a farmer and bus driver at South Decatur for 47 years, and a member of Rockcreek Baptist Church where he served as a deacon.

He enjoyed watching sports, watching his grandchildren play sports and driving the team bus at South Decatur for many years.

He married Alice Louise Hatfield in Shelbyville Aug. 4, 1962 and she survives, other survivors include his daughter, Lori A. (Mitch) Nobbe of Westport; his son, Timothy Hughes of Greensburg; his sister, Marjorie Hughes of Crawfordsville; his three grandchildren, Noah, Trent, and Alli Nobbe, all of Westport.

He was preceded in death by his parents; son, Denny M. Hughes; sister, Martha Hughes and brother, Oscar C. “Bud” Hughes.

Funeral services will be conducted at 10 a.m. Thursday, Jan. 30, at Bass & Gasper Funeral Home, Rev. Doug Preston officiating.

Burial will follow at the Union Flat Rock Cemetery. A time of visitation will be held from 4 until 8 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 29, at the Funeral Home. Memorial contributions may be made through the funeral home to the American Cancer Society.

Online condolences may be made to the family at www.bassgasper.com.

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