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Willie Hughes

d. March 7, 2021


Willie Hughes, of Jackson, passed away Sunday, March 7, 2021, at the age of 39. William was employed as a heavy equipment operator and was proficient in running several different types of machinery. Growing up, Willie developed a love for music and the guitar that followed him throughout his life. He was a self-taught guitar master, often spending hours playing and singing. He played in numerous church bands through the years and loved sharing his talents with others. His greatest joy in life was his son, Christian. He loved to spend time with him, especially when fishing was involved. He loved to make people smile and laugh, and was a friend to everyone. He was a loving son, brother, father, uncle, nephew, cousin and friend. He truly was a “simple kind of man.” Willie was preceded in death by father, Wes Hughes.

His memory will be cherished dearly by his son, Christian Hughes; mother, Wanda Hughes; sister, Taylor Hughes; brothers and sisters-in-law, Wendell Hughes, Johnathan and Brooke Hughes, Pete and Heather Hughes; as well as numerous nieces and nephews.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, March 20, 2021, at 4:30 p.m., at Retro Church, 831 Pavilion Court, McDonough.

This obituary was prepared with love and affection by Mr. Hughes’ family.

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Celebration of Life

Saturday, March 20, 2021

4:30 - 5:30 pm (Eastern time)

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