John Louis Hughley
July 22, 1950 – July 26, 2018
John Louis Hughley took the Lord's hand July 26, 2018. John was a loving husband, father, brother, grandfather, great-grandfather, uncle and friend. He was born July 22, 1950 in Apopka, Florida to parents John Henry and Fannie Mae Hughley.
After graduation from Phyllis Wheatley High School in Apopka, FL, John attended Lake Sumter Community College, Leesburg, FL, until he enlisted in the U.S. Air Force in 1970 during the Vietnam War. He was deployed for two tours of duty to Vietnam and Thailand. After receiving an honorable discharge from the Military John's career consisted of working for Dix Steel, Kaiser Aluminum Mead Plant, Deaconess Hospital, American Sign and Indicator and lastly, Hewlett Packard where he medically retired from in 1994.
John Louis was preceded in death by his sister Edith, his daughter Shawanna, his father and mother John Henry and Fannie Mae Hughley. He leaves to cherish his life: His wife of 23 years, Earnestine Hughley Spokane, WA. Five Children: Daughters Kimberly Mastin (Christopher) Tampa, FL, Patricia Sykes and Anita Sykes Spokane, WA, Sons: Wesley Sykes and Lee Sykes (Sheri) Spokane, WA. Four sisters: Ruby Monroe (Arthur) Plymouth, FL, Rosemary Burks and Annette Ingram, Apopka, FL and Evelyn Peebles (James) Hanover, Maryland, 14 grandchildren, 17 great-grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews and friends.
A Homegoing Celebration of John's life will be held at Foothills Community Church, 11102 N Forker Road, Tuesday, August 7, 2018 at 11:00 a.m.
The family sincerely appreciates, and thanks the Spokane Veterans Home, 222 E 5th Avenue, Spokane, WA, for the kindness and care John received during the time he spent at their facility. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Spokane Veterans Home.
- Xavier Hood, Honorary
- Bob Ashley, Honorary
- James Peebles, Honorary
- Wesley Sykes, Honorary
- Haki Mastin, Honorary
- Dover Wynn, Jr., Honorary
- Doug Kieviet, Honorary
- Shane Weickum, Honorary
- Xavier Mastin, Honorary
- Richard Gutierrez, Honorary
- John Louis Hughley Visitation Monday, August 6, 2018
- John Louis Hughley Funeral Service Tuesday, August 7, 2018
- John Louis Hughley Wednesday, August 8, 2018
John Louis Hughley
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August 2, 2018
I met John while working at HP back in the early 80s when we both worked on the 8640 line. John was a really great coworker. Among other things, I learned to play cribbage from John and he was a master! We would spend our lunchtime sitting around a break table eating, talking and playing cards. John would share stories about his airforce experience and growing up. Those were fun times and I fondly remember John and I am thankful for the time we spent together.