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Steven Henry (Pudge) Hughes, 55

Steven Henry Hughes

Steven Henry (Pudge) Hughes, 55, of Cabot passed away on Thursday, January 26, 2017 after a long and courageous battle with cancer.  He was born on October 19, 1961 in Little Rock, Arkansas. He was preceded in death by his grandparents Henry and Ela Mae Williamson and Wilson and Leanora Hughes. 

He is survived by his parents, Jackie Dean Hughes and Erma Elizabeth Hays; one son Matthew Henry (Andrea) Hughes; one daughter, Stevie Nichole Hughes, and their mother Tanna Kay Evans;  two grandchildren, Meredith Brilee Hughes, and Scarlett Reese Hughes; two sisters, Sandy (Tony) Adams and Amanda (Mark) Hughes; one brother Tim (Shannon) Hughes; two nieces, Michelle (John) Hope and Meagan (Justin) Gunn; two nephews, Jackie Hughes and Elijah Hughes; two great nieces, Lindsay Hope and MacKenzie Gunn; and great nephew, James Gunn.

Steve lived his life to the fullest, loving his family, friends, hunting, fishing and a good book. He had his faith in the Lord and will be missed dearly by all who knew him. 

Memorials in Steven’s memory may be made to Arkansas Ducks Unlimited, 16 Dillon Drive, Cabot, Arkansas 72023.

A memorial service will be held on Saturday, January 28, 2017 at 5 pm in the Chapel at A Natural State Funeral Service, 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas, 72076. 

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  • Randy Wilde Posted January 27, 2017 8:46 PM

    RIP my brother

  • Sandy Posted January 28, 2017 12:49 AM

    We will close our eyes and remember the good times!

  • Carlos & Linda Dyke Posted January 28, 2017 9:08 AM

    Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. Steven’s visits to our neighborhood will surely be missed.

  • Curt Chance family Posted January 28, 2017 10:17 AM

    So sorry for your loss. We will keep y’all in our hearts and prayers. We love y’all

  • Teresa (Tere) Arbogast Posted January 28, 2017 10:27 AM

    It has been such an honor knowing this wonderful, gentle man and his beautiful family. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

    • Amanda & Erma Posted February 6, 2017 1:39 PM

      Thank you so much for your kind care and thoughts for Steve.

  • Kenny L Hand Posted January 29, 2017 4:43 PM

    With sincere sympathy .

  • MARK L. HAYNES Posted January 30, 2017 10:17 AM

    jackie and family, so sorry for your loss. i remember steve working in the meat market at harry’s back in the 80’s. may our father in heaven give all of you peace and comfort at this time.

  • Robin Hicks Posted January 31, 2017 8:59 AM

    Sandy, We are so sorry for your loss.. You and your family are very much in our thoughts and prayers. Tammy Jones McKain and Robin Jones Hicks

    • Sandy Posted February 6, 2017 11:19 AM

      Thank you Robin and Tammy

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