Gary Keith Hughes, 70, of Elkhorn, Kentucky, son of the late Robert Hughes and Connie Victoria Elliot, was born August 26th, 1951, in Taylor County and departed this life on Monday, January 17th, 2022, in Lexington, Kentucky.
He united in marriage to Shirley Bault Hughes on June 19th, 1970, who survives.
He professed his faith in Christ and was of Baptist Faith. He attended Yuma Baptist Church and was a Chairman of Ushers for the church. Gary was drafted and served time during the Vietnam War for the Army. He enjoyed farming and was the owner and operator of Hughes Enterprises of trailers, parts, and sales. He loved all his family and friends dearly.
Gary is also survived by:
One daughter: Connie Newton and her husband, Michael, of Campbellsville.
Three grandchildren: Faith Newton, Baylee Newton, and Robert Newton of Campbellsville.
Three brothers: Wayne Hughes, and his wife, Gladys, of Casey County; Larry Hughes and his wife, Linda, of Knifley; Roger Hughes and his wife, Donna, of Campbellsville.
Two sisters: Mildred Druin of Campbellsville and Doris Reynolds of Campbellsville.
Besides his parents, Gary is preceded in death by:
Four sisters: Margret Hughes, Jewell Hughes, Shirley Hughes, and Barbara Henderson.
One brother: Orville Hughes.
VISITATION: Friday, January 21st, 2022, from 5pm-8pm EST at Auberry Funeral Home in downtown Campbellsville.
FUNERAL: Saturday, January 22nd, 2022, at 1pm EST at Auberry Funeral Home in downtown Campbellsville.
Bro. Alan Todd and Bro. Terry Wilder will be officiating the service.
Pallbearers are Cameron Wright, Cameron Hughes, Dillan Potts, David Mattingly, David Gabbert, Jeff Henderson, Stan Henderson.
Honorary Pallbearers are Wendell Lewis, Robert Newton, Micah Goodwin, George Hunt, and Gary Bault.
Burial to follow in Elliot Cemetery.
In lieu of flowers, the family has asked for expressions of sympathy be taken in form of donations toward St. Jude Hospital Cancer Center for Kids and can be made at the funeral home.
The staff of Auberry Funeral Home would like to thank the family for entrusting us with the care and arrangements of Mr. Gary Hughes at our funeral home. May God bless you during this difficult time.