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Wilbur Jay Hughes

June 7, 1935 ~ January 14, 2021 (age 85)

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Wilbur J. Hughes 85 of Sebring passed away on Thursday, January 14, 2021 at Salem Regional Medical Center. Wilbur was born on June 7, 1935 the son of the late Harold and Minnie Belle (Waugaman) Hughes. He was a graduate of Sebring McKinley High School and was the owner/operator of Hughes Auto and worked as a bus driver for Sebring Local Schools for 30 years. He enjoyed playing golf, and growing hot peppers always getting people and friends to try one. Wilbur was also an associate member of the Sebring American Legion as well as the former Sebring VFW.

He is survived by his wife of 64 years Evelyn Gayle (Stoffer) Hughes whom he married on June 20, 1956, a son Scott (Sue) Hughes of Beloit, seven grandchildren; Andrea, Hilary, Travis, Megan, Carrie, Erika, Robin as well as seven great grandchildren. Besides his parents he was preceded in death by a daughter Mary Beth Gooding, 4 sisters and 3 brothers.

Per his request private services will be held. Friends and family may send condolences and sign the guest register online at Arrangements have been entrusted to Brown Funeral Home, Sebring Chapel (330) 938-2526.

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