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Volney Marion Hughes, 62 of Corsicana passed away Monday, Jan. 30, 2017. He was born May 7, 1954 in Ft. Worth to Volney Clyde Hughes and Emma Doris McHam Hughes. He served in the United States Army earning the Good Conduct Medal and National Defense Service Medal. He spent most of his life serving in the Civil Service. He was a fireman with the Retreat Fire Department, Mexia and Bowie Fire. He also worked with the Texas Youth Commission. He enjoyed fishing and spending time with his loving wife and children. He was also a true blue cowboys fan.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
He is survived by his wife, Dianna Hughes; children, Jennifer Hughes of Quannah, Jessica Hess of Lewisville, Janice Allen and husband Michael of North Carolina, Stephanie Mays and husband Joe of Vallejo, California, Danielle Strickland of Wichita Falls and Kevin Williams of Livingston; siblings, Sherry Webster of White Settlement and Johnny Hughes of Ft. Worth; 10 grandchildren, Shae, Jaxon, Eva, Sean, Jasmine, Alexus, Gabriel, Sean, Emory, Isabella and Gabriella. He is also survived by best friend Byron Queen of Port Arthur and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Feb. 3, 2017 at Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home. Service will be held at 3 p.m. Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017 at That Church with Mike Howell and William Stanford officiating. Burial will follow at Hamilton-Beeman Cemetery.
An online guest book is available at www.griffin-roughton.com
Arrangements by Griffin-Roughton Funeral Home
Published on February 1, 2017
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