Edward “Ed” Ray Hughes, age 63, of Florida, passed away from natural causes on May 8, 2020 in Hollywood, FL.
Born October 22, 1956 in Washington, son of the late Ray and Irene (Shipman) Hughes.
Ed graduated from Clay High School, Portsmouth, OH. in 1974 and attended Shawnee State College. He was a member of Eden Park Baptist Church. Ed loved to laugh, joke and post funny stuff for everyone to enjoy. If you had a problem, he quickly found a solution to help you. Ed found joy in working and his dog, Kaylee. He was currently employed by Tuuci in Miami, FL. as a Product Design Engineer. Ed was formerly employed with Parker Hannifin as a Design Engineer and Rimrock Corp. as a Mechanical Engineer. His favorite quotes were: Life doesn’t give you the people you want, it gives you the people you need, to love you, to hate you, to make you, to break you, and to make you into the person you were meant to be. -and- When life isn’t a bed of roses, remember who wore the thorns.
Ed will be dearly missed by his sisters, Sharon (Terry) McCain, of Oak Hill, OH., Marcia Dakin, of Columbus, OH. and Donna (Gary) Whipkey, of Graysville, PA.; brothers, Ken (Brenda) Hughes, of Holbrook, PA. and Stephen (Victoria) Hughes, of Frankfort, KY.; nephews and nieces, Zach (Leslie) McCain, Drew (Meghan) McCain, Nina (Bill) Crowe, Alisha (Jeramiah) Kiger and Kasandra (Taylor) Knowles; great nephews and nieces, Sawyer, Lila, Landon, Logan McCain, Dakota, Emma, Micah, Raeleigh Crowe, Brooke, Nathan, Chase Knowles, and Jax and Eli McCain and Audrey Kiger.
In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, LP and Cleda (McCoullough) Shipman; paternal grandparents, Floyd and Alene (Rush) Hughes.
At the request of the family there will be a private funeral service held for immediate family only where a celebration of his life will take place. Ed will be buried at Oakmont Cemetery, Waynesburg, PA. Arrangements have been entrusted to Kesterson-Rush Funeral Home, LLC. 3275 W. Roy Furman Hwy. Rogersville, PA 15359. Telephone: 724-499-5181.
Please view and sign the online tribute wall at www.kestersonfh.com.