Jimmy Louis Hughes, 68, of Columbia, Kentucky, died Sunday, June 17, 2018, as the result of an automobile accident on the Louie B. Nunn Cumberland Parkway in Russell County.
He was born August 20, 1949, in Adair County, to the late Chester and Ruth Lee Moore Hughes. Jimmy served his country in the U.S. Army in the Vietnam Era and was a retired construction worker.
Jimmy is survived by his wife, Fern Staton Hughes of Columbia; two sons, Juan Hughes of Louisville and Adrian Hughes of Columbia; a daughter, Pam Hughes of Columbia; a brother, Donnie Hughes of Louisville; six grandchildren, Brie’, Tre’, Bryce, Raysean, Brooklyn, and Dakota; two great-grandchildren, several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Funeral services were held Saturday, June 23, 2018, at 2:00 P.M. at Grissom-Martin Funeral Home with Rev. Sammy Hughes delivering the eulogy.
Burial then followed in the Lasley Cemetery.
Casket bearers were Kelvin Hughes, Marcel Hughes, Luther Hughes, Darrin “Speedy” Hughes, Chris Lasley, and LaVon Lasley.
Honorary casket bearers were Kenny Hughes, Stanley Johnson, Darius Staton, Daryl Morgan, Aaron Morgan, Troy White, Yves White, and Brian White.
Grissom-Martin Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements for the family.