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William "Bill" Lewis Hughes, 63 of Crystal City entered into rest May 2, 2014 at Mercy Hospital Jefferson. He had been a truck driver for Breckinridge Ready Mix; he enjoyed fishing, hunting, music, Rams football, Cardinals baseball and was lead guitarist for Purple Essence band. Born November 6, 1950, in St Louis, MO, to Wanda (Akins) Hughes of Crystal City, MO and the late Raymond Hughes, Sr.
In addition to his mother he is survived by a son, Brent (Ashley) Hughes of DeSoto, MO; daughters: Ginger Hughes of Fenton, MO, Sarah (Jamie) Diaz of Ft Worth, TX and Amanda (Chad) Milton of DeSoto, MO; sister: Linda Nash of Crystal City, MO; brother, Timothy (Becky) Hughes, Sr of DeSoto, MO; sister-in-law, Wanda Hughes of Crystal City, MO; and grandchildren: Nathaniel, Esteban, Alex, Tara, Cheyenne, Jacob, Kalie and Ryan and several niece and nephews. Preceded in death by father; brothers: Raymond Hughes, Jr and Robert Hughes; and nephew, Timothy Hughes, Jr.