MAYSVILLE — David Lee Hughes, 78, passed away Sunday July 15, 2018, at Meadowview Regional Hospital.

Mr. Hughes was born July 22, 1939, in Lewis County to the late Will Henry and Dora Mower Hughes.

He was a tobacco farmer and a former employee of the Carnation Can Company. He owned and operated the Forest Avenue Wash-n-Shop for 34 years and also owned tobacco warehouses for 5 years. David was a member of the Moose Lodge, Eagles, DeKalb Lodge and Maysville Masonic Lodge number 52.

Survivors include his wife of 52 years, Carolyn Tucker Hughes; his son, Matthew (Mary) Hughes of Little Cabin Creek; a sister, Linda (Johnny) Wallingford of Cabin Creek; several nieces, nephews and a host of friends.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Louis, John Henry and James; and a sister Jo Osborne.

David lived his life making others happy, telling jokes and playing his harmonicas. He will be greatly missed by family and friends.

Services for David Lee Hughes will be at 1 p.m. Thursday July 19, 2018, with Rev. Sam Bevard officiating.

Masonic Rites will be held Thursday at 12:30 p.m.

Burial will follow in Bethany Cemetery.

Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.

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