June 16, 1949 ~ March 26, 2021

Born in: Elwood, IN
Resided in: Frankton, IN

Virgil “Paul” Hughes, age 71, of Frankton, passed away on March 26, 2021 surrounded by his family at home. He was born on June 16, 1949 to Virgil and Mary Jane (Alexander) Hughes.

Paul was a graduate of Frankton High School, Class of 1967. During high school and sometime thereafter, he worked at Marsh Grocery. After graduating high school, Paul served in the United States Army, stationed in Germany. After the military, he worked for General Motors before retiring after 30 years. He was a strong Christian man who served as a member and usher at Tree of Life Ministries in Marion. Paul was an avid gardener, always trying to grow something new. Family was his pride and joy. He loved to spend time with his grandchildren and family. He could make anyone smile, and he would do what he could for anyone, no matter what. He was truly as good a man as it gets and will be deeply missed by all who knew and loved him.

Paul is survived by his loving wife of 49 years, Lu Ann (Seal) Hughes; children Charles “Greg” Hughes (Phoebe), Angela Brown (James), and Kathryn Tarter (Zackary)’ grandchildren Kyle, Zac, Aubree, Ryan, Trent, Carter, Tyler, Matthew, Micah, and Ian; great-grandchildren Abel and Addilyn; mother Mary Jane Hughes; brother Danny Hughes; special cousin Ed Alvey and special friend Charlie Dixon.

He is preceded in death by his father Virgil Hughes and special cousin Leann Napper.

A Celebration of Life will be held on Saturday, April 3, 2021 at Tree of Life Ministries in Marion, IN at 11am; 2701 West 2nd St.

Cremation was chosen through Legacy Cremation and Funeral Service – Anderson.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions can be made to a charity of your choice.


Celebration of Life: April 3, 2021 11:00 am - 1:00 pm

Room: Tree of Life Ministries Marion, IN

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  1. May each of you find courage to face tomorrow as you rest in the knowledge that we truly care about each of your needs and that we will be here to walk beside you in your journey of grief.

    Eddie Beagles and the staff of Legacy Cremation & Funeral Services

  2. Sweet memories he left us all, i enjoyed the years i got to work with paul, as there were many laughs among us. I hold each of you in my prayers as paul will watch over you all.

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