A funeral service for George Robert Hughes, age 83 of Clovis, NM will be held at 2:00 PM, Friday, May 17, 2019 at Steed Todd Funeral Home Chapel. Interment will follow at Hollene Cemetery, Hollene, NM. Public visitation Thursday, May 16, 2019 from 1:00 PM to 7:00 PM. at Steed Todd Funeral Home Chapel. George passed away Sunday, May 12, 2019.
George was born November 14, 1935 to Archie Lee Hughes and Alice Josephine Hyde in Clovis, NM. George was married to Joyce Hughes for 55 years. He was a Deacon, Sunday School Teacher and member of Forrest Heights Baptist Church. Served in the National Guard. Retired from the BNSF railroad. George also led church services at a nursing home for 43 years. He had a heart for delivering food, clothing and bibles to people in need. George was a friend of Jesus ref: John 15: 13-15.
George was preceded in death by his parents, Archie and Alice Hughes; brother, Howard Leon Hughes; sisters, Jean (Hughes) Johnson and Marita Lou (Hughes) Treft; daughter-in-law, Lisa Evelyn Hughes.
Those left to cherish George’s memory are, his wife, Joyce (Rierson) Hughes of Clovis, NM; sons, Phillip (Linda) Hughes of Las Cruces, NM; Bobby (Lisa) Hughes of Las Cruces, NM; Dennis Hughes of Clovis, NM; and Larry (Kim) Hughes of Clovis, NM; brother, Garlan Hughes of Clovis, NM and sister, Marilyn (Hughes) Hanks of Mineral Wells, TX. George was also blessed with 11 grandchildren and 1 great grandchild.
Serving as pallbearers are Bryce Harrison, Brandon Hughes, Byron Hughes, Bradley Hughes, Cody Hughes and Kyle Hughes. Honorary pallbearers are Joy Hughes, Rebecca Hughes, Rachel Hughes, Amy Hughes, Noelka Hughes, and Hadley Harrison.
The family would like contributions made George’s Honor to Lighthouse Freedom Ranch 407 L Casillas Blvd, Clovis, NM 88101 and Hope Children’s Home of Clovis, NM.
Our love & prayers are sent especially to Joyce, Phillip, Dennis, Bobby & Larry. Uncle George was a special man. He had such love & pride for his family and was always willing to do for others. His kind spirit will be greatly missed. Heaven is an even better place with George there! Love you all!! So sorry we couldn’t be there for his service.
Karen BealLubbock, TX
The Leadership, knowledge, and gifts George brought to the table, both at work and home will be cherished by the Taylor family, and I am sure by all those who had the opportunity to meet the man.
Eddie W TaylorCLOVIS, NM
George was a very humble and committed servant of our Father. Because of him hundreds of parents had food to feed their children. We were truly blessed to have know him! May God's peace and love comfort you now and always!
Abundant Living Faith Center
Pat RodriguezEl Paso, TX
Our thoughts and prayers go out to all of George’s loved ones. His love of the Lord was demonstrated every day. George, you’ll be missed as greatly as you’re loved!
Joan WilsonFabens, TX