Walter Thomas "Tom" Hughes, Sr.

June 21, 1944 ~ October 16, 2019 (age 75)

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Mr. Walter Thomas “Tom” Hughes Sr., age 75, of Monroe, NC, passed away peacefully at his residence on Tuesday, October 16, 2019.

A Celebration of Life in Tom’s honor will be held at the Hughes residence. Date and time is yet to be announced.

Tom was born June 21, 1944, in Mecklenburg County, NC, a son of the late Walter Raymond Hughes and Nellie Gray Smith Hughes. Tom served our country through his service to the United States Air Force during the Vietnam Era. Upon returning to North Carolina, Tom was an Operations Consultant Productivity Manager for First Union. 

Tom is survived by his son, Walter Thomas “Tommy” Hughes Jr. and wife Julie, his daughter, Amy Hughes Hancock, a sister, Mary Janice Hughes Garner, his seven grandchildren, and five great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, Tom was preceded in death by his brothers, Raymond Arnold Hughes, Howard Boyce Hughes and Gene Douglas Hughes, as well as his wife, Peggyruth “Cookie” Hughes.


Davis Funeral Service is honored to be serving the Hughes family. An online guest register book is available to view and sign at

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Services are to be announced

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