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William David Hughes

November 20, 1933 April 29, 2019
William David Hughes
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MOUNT SOLON, VIRGINIA – William David “Bill” Hughes, 85, of Mount Solon, died Monday (April 29, 2019) in his home. 

Born November 20, 1933 in Lyons, N.Y., he was a son of Hugh Merrill Hughes and Mildred (Wilkins) Hughes.  He was a U. S. Army veteran and a life-long dairy farmer. 

He was preceded in death by his parents; his step mother, Jean Stone Hughes; his wife, Kathryn Suzanne (Lychalk) Hughes; a sister, Judith Babcock; and a brother, Thomas Hughes.  Surviving are six children, Carol Brewington of Clemmons, N.C., William “Billy” Hughes, Jr. and wife Melissa of Pittsboro, N.C., Cynthia Moore and husband James of Owego, N.Y., Betty Swope and husband Dwight of Churchville, Va., Barbara Fuller and husband Aubrey of Mount Solon, Va.; and Karen Waldron and husband Timothy of Churchville, Va.; one sister, Priscilla Young and husband Carl of Schenetady, N.Y.; 17 grandchildren; 31 great-grandchildren; and his special friend, Elaine L. Sykes. 

The family will receive friends from 1:30 to 4:00 p.m. Sunday, May 5 at 1780 Stover Shop Road, Mount Solon, Va. 

His remains will be buried privately in Oak Hill Cemetery, Mount Solon, Va. 

Family and friends are invited to attend a catered party in Bill’s honor on Saturday, June 22, beginning at 11:00 a.m., at 1780 Stover Shop Road, Mount Solon, Va. 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be directed to Spring Hill Presbyterian Church, 4141 Spring Hill Road, Staunton, VA 24401. 

Bear Funeral Home is serving the family.  Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

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Hughes Residence

1780 Stover Shop Road
Mount Solon, VA 22843

Hughes Residence
1780 Stover Shop Road Mount Solon 22843 VA
United States

Cemetery Details


Oak Hill Cemetery Final Resting Place

Dividing Ridge Road
Mount Solon, VA 22843

Dividing Ridge Road Mount Solon 22843 VA
United States

Memorial Contribution

Spring Hill Presbyterian Church

4141 Spring Hill Rd.
Staunton, VA 24401

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