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Obituary: William A. "Skip" Hughes of Taylors

Funeral services set for Thursday.

William A. "Skip" Hughes, 72, husband of Dawn Rising Hughes, passed away Tuesday, January 29, 2013.

Born in Endicott, NY, he was a son of the late William Wallace and Florence Brooks Hughes.

After serving in the U.S. Marine Corps, he earned a Master's Degree in Criminal Justice from Michigan State University. He then served 30 years with the Greenville County Sheriff's Office from which he retired as a Sergeant. 

In addition to his wife, he is survived by three brothers, Ronald Hughes of Henderson, NV, and his wife, Judy, James Hughes of Santa Rosa, CA, and Robert Hughes of Owego, NY; several nephews and grand-nephews, and a grand-niece.

Visitation will be held Thursday, February 7, 2013 from 11:30 a.m. - 1:45 p.m. at Faith Baptist Church, 500 W. Lee Rd., Taylors, SC 29687, followed by the Funeral Service at 2:00 p.m. in the Sanctuary. Burial will take place at Graceland East Memorial Park. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hidden Treasure Christian School, 500 W. Lee Rd., Taylors, SC 29687.

Condolences may be sent to the family by visiting www.thomasmcafee.com.

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