Raymond Albert Hughes
September 18, 1927 – February 8, 2019
Raymond Albert Hughes passed away peacefully February 8, 2019, at AdventHealth Altamonte in Altamonte Springs, Florida, at the age of 91. Ray is survived by his children, Marc Hudson, Perrysburg, Ohio, Dick (Judy) Hudson, Kissimmee, Florida, Marianne Romanowski, Casselberry, Florida, Linda (Jeff) Karns, Lakeland, Florida, Janet (Billy) Robertson, New Smyrna Beach, Florida, John (Donna) Hughes, Lakeland, Florida; 13 grandchildren, 12 great-grandchildren and 2 great-great grandchildren. He is preceded in death by his wife, Anna (Betty) Elizabeth Hughes and child David Hughes. Ray was born September 18, 1927 in Tiffin, Ohio to John Albert Hughes and Mabel Hoy Hughes. Ray was a veteran who served his country in the Korean War. In 1953, he married Betty Richards Hudson and together they raised a family of six children on a farm in Republic, Ohio before moving to Maitland, Florida in 1969. He was a provider for his family, a farmer and a skilled mechanic, who continued to work into his late 80's. Friends and family remember him as a quiet man, who loved to help others with his mechanical skills, always willing to assist with any broken down engine. Ray loved to grow a garden, tomatoes and potatoes were his favorites. No funeral is scheduled, but the family will have a celebration of his life on Sunday February 24th from 2:00 - 5:00 pm, at the Hughes’ home. All are welcome to attend and celebrate Ray’s life. The family would like to thank AdventHealth Altamonte for their compassionate care.
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