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Donnie Hughes, 68

Donnie Hughes, 68, of Louisville, Ky, died Thursday, April 9, 2020 at the University of Louisville Hospital.

He was born March 20, 1952, in Adair County, to the late Chester and Ruth Moore Hughes.  In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by five brothers, Ralph, Leslie, Chester Jr., Kenny and Jimmy Hughes.

He professed a hope in Christ at an early age at Santa Fee Baptist Church, was employed at Gateway Press, Inc. for many years but had to retire early because of health reasons.  He loved his Cardinals “Go Cards”

Survivors include; his long time companion Faye Jones of Louisville; one son Timothy Hughes of Louisville; one sister in law Fern Hughes of Columbia; several nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

In accordance with Governor Beshear’s recommendations and in compliance with the CDC, the service will be private with burial in the Lasley Cemetery.

For friends wanting to share in the celebration of Donnie’s life, the service was recorded and uploaded for viewing on our website.  Also, for anyone who would like to leave a condolence message for the family, please visit Mr. Hughes’ obituary on our website ( and we will see that the family receives it.

Grissom-Martin Funeral Home in charge of arrangements

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