of Chelsea, MI, age 69, died Monday, June 25, 2018 at his home. He was born September 18, 1948 in Frostburg, Maryland, the son of Earl Robert & Thelma May (Winebrenner) Hughes.

Earl attended Chelsea High School, and was a US Navy veteran. Earl worked for the Washtenaw County Road Commission for 32 years and retired as a Foreman. Earl was a friend of Waterloo Village United Methodist Church. He enjoyed feeding birds, hunting, fishing, and playing poker. Earl loved making moonshine, cooking, and spending time with his grandkids.

On February 28, 1971, he married Nancy Dyson in Chelsea, and she survives.  Other survivors include two children, Tracy (Frank) White of Brooklyn, Christina (Todd) Mason of Grass Lake; one brother, Brian E. (Lori) Hughes of Gregory; two sisters, Ellagean (Randy) King of Secretary, MD, Joline (James) Reed of Secretary, MD; 4 grandchildren, Jessica (Kyle) Holstine, Breanna White, Jacob Earl White, Charity White; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Grace White; and his parents.

A memorial service will be held Friday, June 29, 6:00 pm at Waterloo Village United Methodist Church, with Pastor Mary Barrett officiating.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Chelsea VFW Post 4076, PO Box 23, Chelsea, Michigan.


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#7 Harrey Pendergrass 2018-06-28 18:45
Rest in Peace Comrade. We all express our feeling for you and your family.

Commander
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#6 Alfretta Grieb 2018-06-27 02:31
Nancy, so sorry to hear of Earl's passing. Prayers for strength at this difficult time to you and your family.
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#5 Larry Poertner 2018-06-26 08:23
Very sorry to hear of Earl's passing. The two of you went through a lot. He is now at peace. I am offering my prayers for him and you and his family.
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#4 James Pearsall 2018-06-25 20:58
Sorry to hear about Earl's passing. I'm glad I was able to see him last year at the reunion
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#3 Barbara Fredette 2018-06-25 20:23
Nancy and family,

Charley and I were very saddened to hear of Earl's passing. We will keep you in our thoughts and prayers in the days ahead.
Barb
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#2 Mary Alber 2018-06-25 18:00
Nancy & family, so sorry to see your loss. My thought and prayers are with you.
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#1 Robin Scripter 2018-06-25 16:09
Nancy I am so sorry to hear of Earl,s passing. Prayers to you and your family. Earl was a great guy with a great sense of humor. He always greeted everyone with a smile. He will be missed.
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