Gary E. Hughes


Gary Eugene Hughes, 60, of Oak Grove, Missouri, passed away peacefully at home on Saturday, October 17, 2015.  Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, October 20th at Royer Funeral Home, Oak Grove; burial in Oak Grove Cemetery.  The family will receive friends from 1:00 p.m. until service time at the funeral home.


Gary was born June 22, 1955, in Kansas City, Missouri, the son of Henry Eugene and Alice Joyce (Cain) Hughes.  He married Leanna Lea Evans in April 1974.  Gary was a welder for Precise Forms for over 30 years.  He enjoyed fishing, auto repair, watching the Chiefs and Royals.  He especially loved spending time with his children & grandchildren.


Gary was preceded in death by his father.  His survivors include his wife of 41 years, Leanna Hughes of the home; daughter, Joyce Hernandez (Michael) of Oak Grove; son, Kevin Hughes of Oak Grove; his mother, Joyce Hughes of Olathe, KS; two sisters: Brenda Weiss (Danny) of Blue Springs & Debbie Nichols (Carl) of Olathe; brother, Lee Hughes (Phyllis) of Oak Grove; five grandchildren: Alexa & Xavier Hernandez, and Dominic, Annie, & Kaylee Hughes; great-grandson, Isaiah Parker; and several nieces & nephews.


The family wishes to extend a special thank you to Gary’s nurses from John Knox Village Hospice (Elsie and Nina) for their loving care and support.


Arrangements:  Royer Funeral Home, Oak Grove, MO   816-690-4441

Royer Funeral Home
101 SE 15th St
Oak Grove, MO 64075
Royers Grain Valley, Inc.
100 Royer Lane
Grain Valley, MO 64029
Phone: 816-847-4441
Royer-Hays Funeral Services, LLC
205 SW 17th Street
Blue Springs, MO 64015
Phone: 816-229-5551
Royer's New Salem, Inc.
1823 N Blue Mills Rd
Independence, MO 64058
Phone: 816-796-8600
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