Obituary of George Hughes
George Arthur Hughes, age 79, passed away peacefully, Wednesday, February 27, 2019 at his home.
Art was born April 7th, 1939 in Avoca, NY, son of Orlo & Helen (Chapman) Hughes. Art and Connie owned & operated their own garbage route in the Cohocton area for many years. In addition to his parents, Art was also predeceased by his first wife Marge Henry, brothers & sisters, Ronald Hughes, David Hughes, Mary Parsons & Ramona Hughes, his step-son, James Chapman and his sister-in-law, Sue House.
Art loved being outdoors, building and fixing everything he was mechanical, and enjoyed music and playing guitar; but most of all he loved spending time with his family and his wife.
Art is survived by his wife of 33 years, Connie Hughes; his daughter, Sherry (Larry) Fairbrother; his step-children, Ginger (Bruce) Weldy, Chuck Chapman & George Chapman; 15 grand children; 17 great-grandchildren; his sisters, Kathy Parsons (Lynn Cummings) and Rosanne Snyder; Brothers-in-law & Sisters-in-law, Rob House, Sherry (Roger) Robards, Cindy (Kevan) Falls and Darlene (Ted) Loveland; many nieces, nephews & cousins.
The family is planning a family memorial service for Art. Arrangements are with the Walter E. Baird & Sons Funeral Home, 300 West Naples St., Wayland.
Contributions may be made to Care First Hospice, www.carefirstny.org or to his wife Connie.