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Gary "Cowboy" Hughes

February 5, 1950 ~ February 15, 2017 (age 67)

The Piano Brothers

Mr. Gary “Cowboy” Hughes, age 67 of Marion, passed away Wednesday, February 15, 2017 at Burke Hospice in Valdese, NC.  Mr. Hughes was born in Kingsport, TN on February 5, 1950 and was a son of the late Ernest and Pauline Hughes.  Gary liked to play poker games on the computer and spending time with his family, especially his grandson, Richard.  He loved watching wrestling on TV and his dog Booger, which he loved, was a lot of company and enjoyment to him.  He always said his favorite food to eat was burgers.  He will certainly be missed by his family and friends. Gary was preceded in death by his wife of eight years, Margie Sprouse Brookshire.

 

Surviving Mr. Hughes is a daughter, Michelle Hughes Townsend and her husband Clarence of Morganton; his sister, who he was very close to, Faye Pendley, of Marion; two nephews, Duane and Billy Pendley, both of Marion; one grandson, Richard Townsend.

 

A funeral service will be held Saturday, February 18, 2017 at 2:00 pm in the chapel of Westmoreland Funeral Home, with Rev. Dean Owenby officiating.  The family will receive friends from 1:00 to 2:00 pm, prior to the service, at the funeral home

 

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to The Family of Gary Hughes, P.O. Box 247, Marion, NC 28752.


 Service Information

Visitation
Saturday
February 18, 2017

1:00 PM to 2:00 PM
Westmoreland Funeral Home
Marion, North Carolina

Memorial Service
Saturday
February 18, 2017

2:00 PM
Westmoreland Funeral Home
Marion, North Carolina


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