William Harry Hughes passed away November 3, 2018 in Chehalis, Washington, his home of 13 years. He was born December 16, 1931 to Donald and Anna Hughes in Buffalo, New York. He also lived in Tonawanda, New York; Upland, California; and Carlsbad, California.
William served in the U.S. Army. Professionally, he worked for the California Youth Authority in Chino, California, and the San Antonio Community Hospital in Upland, California. He married Maria J. Cadena on March 6, 1995.
William loved his family, and delighted in telling jokes to them. He watched sports and was a man full of knowledge on golf, football and baseball. He also loved to play poker.
He belonged to the Chehalis Eagles and Chehalis Moose.
William is survived by his wife, Maria J. Hughes of Chehalis; sons, David Hughes of Rancho Cucamonga, California, and Louie Vasquez of Chehalis; daughters, Cathy Hughes Bridgeman of Hesperia, California, and Eilene Wilkinson of Torrance, California; grandchildren, Matthew Hughes, Michael Hughes, Angelique Wilkinson, Jessie Bridgeman, and Marc Hughes; and brother, Don Hughes of Tonawanda, New York.