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Donald Ross Hughes Sr.

March 9, 1937 ~ May 26, 2021 (age 84)

Obituary

Donald Ross Hughes Sr., husband of Julia W. Hughes, passed away on Wednesday, May 26, 2021 after a long struggle with Alzheimer’s. He was born in Cynthiana KY, on March 9, 1937, to the late Orval Hughes and Alice Kitchen Hughes.
Don was raised in Letcher County, KY and graduated from Whitesburg High School and Kentucky Wesleyan College with a Bachelor of Science. Don retired from KY State Government after spending his entire career with the Radiation Control Program.
Donald Ross Hughes Sr., husband of Julia W. Hughes, passed away on Wednesday, May 26, 2021 after a long struggle with Alzheimer’s. He was born in Cynthiana KY, on March 9, 1937, to the late Orval Hughes and Alice Kitchen Hughes.
Don was raised in Letcher County, KY and graduated from Whitesburg High School and Kentucky Wesleyan College with a Bachelor of Science. Don retired from KY State Government after spending his entire career with the Radiation Control Program.
A lifelong Methodist, he was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Frankfort and the Chapel Sunday School Class. Don enjoyed golf and was an avid and skilled woodworker.
In addition to his wife of 61 years, he is survived by his sons, Don Jr (Nell) Hughes, Frankfort; Dr. Mark (Glenna) Hughes, Viera FL; his grandchildren, Erin (Matthew) Miller, Bowling Green, Dr. Grant (Arden) Hughes, Henderson, Rachel Hughes and Natalie Hughes both of Viera FL; and his great-grandson, Sawyer Webb Miller.
Services will be held at 10 am on Tuesday, June 8, 2021 at the First United Methodist Church in Frankfort. Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Gardens. Visitation will be from 5-8 at the LeCompte Johnson Taylor Funeral Home on Monday, June 7, 2021 and at the Church on Tuesday from 9-10 am prior to the Services.
Pallbearers will be Don Hughes, Jr., Mark Hughes, Grant Hughes, Matthew Miller, Gary Davenport and Dave Bunning. Serving as Honorary Pallbearers will be the members of the Chapel Sunday School Class.

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Services

Visitation
Monday
June 7, 2021

5:00 PM to 8:00 AM
Sunset Memorial Gardens & Mausoleum
3250 Versailles Rd.
Frankfort, KY 40601

Visitation
Tuesday
June 8, 2021

9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Sunset Memorial Gardens & Mausoleum
3250 Versailles Rd.
Frankfort, KY 40601

Funeral Service
Tuesday
June 8, 2021

10:00 AM
Sunset Memorial Gardens & Mausoleum
3250 Versailles Rd.
Frankfort, KY 40601

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