James Albert Hughes, Jr., 74, of 2029 Hwy 72, Greenwood, loving husband of Charlene Adams Hughes, died Tuesday, December 5, 2017, at Hospice House.
Born in Greenwood, he was the son of the late James Albert Hughes, Sr. and Lala Mae Murphy Hughes. James was a loving father and grandfather who loved his family dearly. He worked for CPW for over 30 years where he was a water plant operator and was a member of Calvary Baptist Church.
He was preceded in death by a son, Todd Ellison Hughes.
Surviving in addition to his wife of the home are his children, Laurie Riley (Todd), James A. Hughes, III (Sherri), both of Greenwood and Pam Piontek (Gary) of Newnan, GA; eight grandchildren, James A. Hughes, IV, Kimberly Engle, Mary-Kathryn Piontek, Tanner Riley, Anna-Grace Piontek, Jordan Riley, Morgan-Claire Piontek, and Abigail Riley; seven great grandchildren, Caleb James Hughes, Rachael Engle, Rebecca Hughes, Benjamin Hughes, Elijah Engle, Kaylee Engle and Nehemiah Engle; and his beloved furry friend, Holly.
Funeral services will be held at 2 p.m. on Friday at Calvary Baptist Church with the Rev. Joe Chapman and Rev. Kevin Hembree officiating. Inurnment will be private.
The family will receive friends before the service at the church on Friday from 1 to 2 p.m.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be sent to Hospice House, 408 West Alexander Avenue, Greenwood, SC 29646.
Harley Funeral Home and Crematory (www.harleyfuneralhome.com) is in charge of arrangements.