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K. Hughes, Sr

Captain Kenneth Scott “Scotty” Hughes, Sr., 71, of Madison, passed away peacefully, Wednesday, September 5, 2012 at Chesapeake Woods Center, Cambridge, MD.
Born on March 24, 1941 in Cambridge, MD, he was the son of Edith Keyes Riggins and the late Kenneth Sherwood Hughes.
He was raised on Elliott Island and was a 1959 graduate of Cambridge High School. He attended college at Colorado A & M University in Durango, CO. before enlisting in the U.S. Army in 1960. He served his country as an Army Ranger, 101st Airborne Division stationed in Cambodia and Laos, where he was a paratrooper, trained sniper and weapons expert. Upon his discharge, he returned to Cambridge where he was employed in various vocations. Most recently, he served as a licensed charter boat captain and property manager for Woolford Creek Farm in Madison and Glen Eagle Lodge in Bozman, MD. He was an avid outdoor sportsman, enjoying hunting and fishing. He was a charter member of the Grand National Waterfowl Association and Ocean City Marlin Club. Scotty enjoyed his second home in Ocean City and spending time with his family, many friends and his beloved yellow lab, Sunny.
Scotty is survived by his wife, Janice Webster Hughes, whom he married April 29, 1967; his daughter, Shelly Hughes Jones and her husband, Gordy E. (Jody) Jones, Jr., of Church Creek and a son, K. Scott Hughes, Jr., of Cambridge; three grandchildren, Justin C. Wheatley and his wife Jessica of Cambridge, S. Patrick Hughes of Cambridge and Anna J. (Janna) Jones of Church Creek; two great grandchildren, Ethan Hughes and Kherington Wheatley. In addition to his mother, he is also survived by a sister, Ellen Hughes Borga and stepmother Ruth Ann Hughes of Anderson, SC; an uncle, Howard Keyes of Cornersville and many cousins and treasured friends.
In addition to his father, he is preceded in death by his stepfather, Rubin S. “Big John” Riggins and stepson Dale B. Wheatley; his mother and father in law, Raymond “Steve” and Audrey Lee Webster.
Scotty’s family wishes to acknowledge and thank the staff and administration of Chesapeake Woods Center for their exceptional care and compassion during this difficult time.
A Celebration of Life Service will be held Friday, September 21, 2012 beginning 11 a.m. at Countryside Christian Church, Austin Road, Cambridge. Officiating will be Evangelist John McArthur with Bill George assisting.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made in memory of Scotty to Chesapeake Woods Resident Activities Fund, c/o Nicole Douglas, 525 Glenburn Ave., Cambridge, MD 21613 or Baywater Animal Rescue, 4930 Bucktown Rd., Cambridge, MD 21613
Arrangements are entrusted to Newcomb and Collins Funeral Home, P.A., 308 High Street, Cambridge, MD
To send online condolences, please visit www.newcombcollins.com





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Facts Born: March 24, 1941
Death: September 5, 2012



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Marian At this time you may be consumed with pain and anger, rightfully so, Just remember that God is near to You to give you comfort to lighten the load, He has provided a hope for all who died that there will be a ressurrection of all those in the memorial tombs they will hear his voice and come out John 5:28,29. (This means everlasting life, their taking in knowledge of you, the only true God. John 17:3) 10/20/2012 DELMER &GLORIA WILLEY JANICE AND SHELLY:OUR GOD IS A GOD OF PERFECTION. HE NEVER MAKES A MISTAKE, ESPECIALLY WHEN IT COMES TO ONE OF HIS CREATIONS. MAYBE HE HAD A FISHING PARTY, OR A HUNTING PARTY TO TAKE, THAT'S WHY HE CALLED UPON SCOTTY. OUR PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU, AND MAY YOU CHERISH ALL OF THE FOND MEMORIES. 09/22/2012 Patti and Jack Glessner Scotty was one enjoyable person to be around. I loved and will miss his silly story telling. My two favorite pictures of him are the one with his glasses sideways that Mom took and won that picture taking contest...too funny and so Scotty! and the latest one was of him at Dad's 70th birthday party when I pinned those pigtails on him...What a sport he was!!! He was a great part of my life growing up and he will always be in my heart! Hugs and Kisses from the Glessner's... 09/12/2012 Kimberly Turpin White-Fry Janice and Family: I was so sorry to hear about Scotty. I enjoyed talking to him at the Grand National events when Randy and I attended together. He was such a hoot and Janice you are a sweetheart. I will always remember you telling me about my father "Turp." God Bless You and Your Family at this fragile time. On He has the power to bring you great comfort during the coming days. With Gods Love, Kimberly Turpin White-Fry 09/10/2012 Janie Phillips Elliott & Steve Lewis We are so very sorry to hear of Scotty's passing.He has now gone full circle and rejoined his maker. GOD will take care of him now and keep him safe. You will miss him but he will always remain in your heart. We are thinking and praying for your family. May GOD be with you all. 09/10/2012 Julie Pritchett Slacum Dear Janice and family, As a high school classmate of Scotty, I am saddened for your loss. I pray for God to comfort and strengthen you in your times of need during this difficult time. Many thoughts and prayers are with you. God bless, Julie 09/09/2012 BILL AND MARGIE LUDLOW JANICE AND FAMILY, So sorry to hear of Scotty's passing;we are keeping you in our thoughts and prayers. Will always cherish the memories of all of you when we were neighbors on Mallard Lane. Love and Prayers Margie and Bill Ludlow 09/09/2012 Christine Conner It was a pleasure meeting you the few times I have, and I know you will be greatly missed b/c you have a family that truly loves you. RIP Mr. Hughes, God Bless your family 09/08/2012 claudia chambers Scotty was one of the most humorous people I have ever met. Our family will miss his shinning star at our family gatherings. 09/08/2012 Hanks & Amanda Henry Our thoughts & prayers are with you during this difficult time. Love you all. 09/08/2012 Charles and Carol Bromwell So sorry to hear of Scotty 's passing but he will be in a better place now, I am sure he is hunting. 09/08/2012 Tom and Lisa Neild Janice, Scotty was truly one of a kind. He'll be missed by all who called him a friend. Our sympathy to you and your family. 09/08/2012 Carole Lear He will be sadly missed, but joyfully remembered always. 09/08/2012 Linda Phillips So sorry to hear of Mr. Scotty's passing. I will miss the hard times he gave us at Gootee's. :) He always made us smile. 09/08/2012 Tim Sampson I'm so very sorry for your loss. Your family is in my thoughts and prayers. 09/08/2012 Audrey Romahn MY deepest sympathies. May your many wonderful memories comfort you in this time of grieving 09/08/2012 Donnie & Annette Moore We were so sorry to here about Mr.Scotty. Our prayers and thoughts will be with you and your family in this hard time. We will surely miss him. 09/07/2012 Guy & Jennifer Edgar Shelly & Family So sorry to hear of your father's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. 09/07/2012 BARRY W. VICKERS WE WILL HUNT AND FISH SOMEDAY AGAIN.HE WAS A GOOD FRIEND WHEN I REALLY NEEDED ONE, LONG AGO. 09/07/2012 Jenny Dibble Shelley and Family, So Sorry to hear about the passing of your Father. Please know you, your Mom and family are in my thoughts and prayers. Jenny,Gary Dibble and Family 09/07/2012 Tom & Gale Collins Janice It is with sadness that Tom & I learned of Scotty's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you. May you always cherish the fond memories you have of him-I know we will. We love you, Gale 09/07/2012 Denise Davis-Wright CSDHS Love and miss you 09/07/2012 Pat & Ron Hurley OUR PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU 09/06/2012 Roy & Pat Riggins Janice, Shelly & Jody, So sorry to hear of Scotty's passing. We will miss his smiling face and quick wit. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and may God give you strength throughout this trying time. 09/06/2012 EDDIE AND PHYLLIS FRAZIER-JAMES WE ARE SO VERY SORRY. OUR PRAYERS ARE WITH YOU. 09/05/2012

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