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Robert Henry Hughes

Born: Mon., Jun. 11, 1928
Died: Mon., May 13, 2019


12:00 PM to 1:00 PM, Fri., May 17, 2019
Location: New Light Missionary Baptist Church

Funeral Service

1:00 PM Fri., May 17, 2019
Location: New Light Missionary Baptist Church

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GREENSBORO - Robert Henry Hughes, 90, passed away May 13, 2019 at Beacon Place.

A native of Guilford County, he was born June 11, 1928 to the late Douglas Henry Hughes and Lillian Cobb Hughes.

He attended James B. Dudley High School and North Carolina A&T State University.

He enlisted in the United States Marines and served faithfully from 1952 until 1954.  

He was a caring man and regularly visited Starmount Villa for Sunday School.  He was also an avid bowler and enjoyed fishing and hunting.

For over 40 years he was employed at Brewer Equipment as a mechanic.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife Lula Worley Hughes.

Survivors include daughter, Beverly Hughes; son, Lamont Anderson; brothers, John C. Hughes and Larry Hughes (Sandra); sisters, Doris Henderson, Julia James (Mark) and Mary Hughes-Denny; grandchild, Bridgette Grace Cannon; great-grandchildren, McKenzie Cannon and Micah Cannon; other relatives and friends.

Funeral services will be held 1:00 p.m. Friday, May 17, 2019 at New Light Missionary Baptist Church, 1105 Willow Road, Greensboro, NC.  The viewing will begin at 11:30 a.m., and the family visitation at 12 Noon.  Reverend Dr. Cardes H. Brown, Jr., will deliver the eulogy and interment will follow in Guilford Memorial Park, 6000 W. Gate City Blvd., Greensboro, NC.

Serenity Funeral Home & Cremations is assisting the family.

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