MARION, Ky. — Lowell Nelson Hughes, 70, of Marion, Ky., passed away Tuesday, January 22, 2013, at Lourdes hospital.
Mr. Hughes was a retired supervisor of 30 years from Potter & Brumfield in Marion. He was also co-founder and former co-owner of Par 4 Plastics in Marion. He served in the United States Navy and was a member of Deer Creek Baptist Church.
He is survived by his wife of 49 years, Muriel (Asher) of Marion; one son, Ricky Nelson Hughes of Marion; and one granddaughter, Ashlyn Shea Hughes of Tampa, Fla.; two brothers, Denton Hughes and wife Joan of Tampa, Fla., and Doug Hughes and wife Pegi of Ashburn, Ga.; one aunt, Evelyn (Stephenson) Hamilton; and sister-in-law, Brenda Hughes of Marion, Ky. Several other in-laws and nieces and nephews also survive.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Virgil and Cloyce (Stephenson) Hughes; one brother, Ronnie “Doorknob” Hughes; and one nephew.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Saturday, January 26, 2013, at Myers Funeral Home in Marion, Ky., with Bro. Marty Brown officiating. Burial will follow in the Mapleview Cemetery with U.S. Navy military rites.
Visitation will be held at the funeral home Friday, January 25, 2013, between the hours of 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. and from 9 a.m. until the time of service Saturday.