Sunday, July 21, 2024

Charles E. Hughes Sr., 83, of Williamsburg

Charles E. Hughes, Sr., passed away on June 17, 2024, at the age of 83. Born on December 21, 1940, he was a loving husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and brother who will be deeply missed by all who knew him.

Charles devoted many years of his life to his work as a skilled carpenter, a profession in which he took great pride. Outside of his work, he was an avid hunter who cherished the tranquility and challenge of the outdoors. His love for nature extended to his garden, where he spent countless hours nurturing plants and enjoying the beauty of his labor.

A man of faith, Charles was a dedicated member of the World Outreach Worship Center, where he found community and solace in worship.

He is preceded in death by his parents, William and Helen; his beloved daughter, Donna Sue; his grandson Matthew Evans;, and his three brothers, William, Jr., Robert Sr., and Hamilton.

Charles is survived by his cherished wife, Carolyn Faye; his daughters Karen (Mike) Baskett and Loretta Manning; his sons, Darrell Hughes, Charles (Brittany) Hughes, Jr., and step sons Kenneth, Steven (Sue Ellen), and Christopher; his brothers, Jack and Richard; 12 grandchildren; 7 great-grandchildren; and many nieces and nephews.

Charles E. Hughes, Sr. leaves behind a legacy of hard work, devotion to family, and a love for the great outdoors. His memory will live on in the hearts of all who were fortunate enough to know him.

The family will receive friends on Friday, June 21, 2024 from 9:00 AM to 10:30AM with service and burial to immediately follow.

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