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Harold Eugene Hughes, 87, of Crossville, passed away Feb. 20, 2018. He was born Aug. 3, 1930, in Crossville, the son of Frank and Emma Farris Hughes. He was a United States Air Force veteran having served in Alaska during the Korean War. After his military service, he was sales manager at Matanuska Maid Dairy for several years, before returning to Crossville, where he and his late brother Oliver owned and operated Hughes Bros. Dept. Store. Later he owned and operated Harold's Restaurant which is now Boston's. He was also a lifetime member of the Anchorage Musicians Association and a member of Shepherd of the Hills Lutheran Church.
He is survived by his daughters, Linda Davis and her husband, Tim, of Murfreesboro, Pat Hyde and her husband, Don, of Gainesboro and Sherry Fuchs and her husband, Michael, of Birmingham, AL; and seven grandchildren.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Joyce Hughes; brothers, Hollis, Dallas and Oliver; and sisters, Ruby and Merle.
Funeral services will be held Sunday, Feb. 25, at 2 p.m. at Hood Funeral Home. The family will receive friends on Sunday from 1-2 p.m. prior to the service at the funeral home. A private burial will be at Pomona Cemetery.
Hood Funeral Home and Crematory, LLC (www.hoodfuneralhome.com) was in charge of the arrangements.
Published on February 21, 2018
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