Elde Wayne Hughes, age 71 of Eubank, went to be with his Lord and Savior on Wednesday, September 15, 2021. Born September 8, 1950 in White Lily to the late Earl Ray Hughes and Verna Mae (Richardson) Hughes.
Survivors include his wife, Cathy Lee (Neal) Hughes, whom he married December 6, 1985 at Glenwood Baptist Church; daughter, Peggy & (Scott) Forbes of Eubank; son, William Wayne & (Keisha) Hughes of Eubank; two granddaughters, Khloe Grace & Izabella Hughes of Eubank; sisters-in-law, Elizabeth & (Pat) Eichmann of Nancy and Debbie & (Kenny) Wesley of Liberty; two nieces, Olivia Eichmann of Somerset and Ashley Price of Nancy.
He was preceded in death by his parents; a sister Ethel Mae Hughes; a grandson, Richard Blake Forbes; and his aunt, Arlie "Mom" Dykes, who raised him.
Wayne worked as a service station attendant and wrecker operator before going to the Department of Transportation where he retired in July 2014. He loved rabbit & squirrel hunting and loved his dogs and loved fishing. He just loved nature. He was a member of Glenwood Baptist Church.
A Funeral Service will be held 1:00 PM Monday, September 20, 2021 at the Chapel of Morris & Hislope Funeral Home with Bro. Greg Williams officiating.
Burial will be in Science Hill Cemetery.
Visitation will be after 11:00 AM Monday, September 20, 2021 at Morris & Hislope Funeral Home.
Morris & Hislope Funeral Home is honored to assist the family with arrangements.