Charles Hughes, 87, passed away Thursday, Feb. 15, 2018, in The Woodlands. A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m., Saturday, Feb. 17, at First United Methodist Church in Madisonville. The Rev. Patricia Wehn-Glowski, pastor of the church, will officiate the service.
Charles Vick Hughes was born Aug. 4, 1930, in Fort Worth to Vick Noble and Annie Nellie (Still) Hughes. He grew up in Fort Worth and Austin and served his country in the U.S. Air Force during the Korean War. Charles worked as a rancher and loved what he did very much. He was an avid animal lover and always had several dogs at his home. Charles was also a HAM radio operator. He had lived in Jonesboro for a time, as well as Madisonville for the past 15 years, and had recently moved to The Woodlands where he lived for about a year.
Charles was preceded in death by both of his parents; son, Charles Mickey Hughes; and three nephews, Russel, Wayne and Dale Hughes. He is survived by daughters, Vicki Anderson of Buda, Patricia Hamlet of Buda and Christi (Jeff) Lambert of The Woodlands; brothers, Kenneth (Quata) Hughes of Plainview and Jerry (Louise) Hughes of Waco; and sister, Carole (Arnold) Dobey of Cartersville, Ga. Charles is also survived by nine grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, and because of Charles' love for dogs, the family requests that memorial donations be made to Rufus Refuge, P.O. Box 1385, Madisonville, Texas 77864 or http://rufusrefuge.org/donation/.
Madisonville Funeral Home in Madisonville was in charge of all arrangements.