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ARNOLD W. HUGHES

Arnold W. Hughes, 86, of Savannah, Georgia and widower of Patricia “Pat” Ervin Hughes, died Tuesday morning, January 7, 2020, at his home and under the care of Spanish Oaks Hospice and his amazing caregivers.

Born in Savannah, Georgia, he was a son of the late Pete Hughes and the late Flossie Mae Lanier Hughes. He grew up in Ash Branch, Georgia. Arnold was a longstanding member of Bull Street Baptist Church. He was a United States Navy veteran. Arnold was happily retired from Georgia Ports Authority where he was a crane operator.

In addition to his wife, Patricia “Pat” Ervin Hughes, and his parents, Pete and Flossie Mae Lanier Hughes, he was preceded in death by two sisters, Grace Hughes and Carolyn Denmark and her husband, Alton.

Surviving is a niece Arletta Wilson (Larry).

The family will receive friends from 11 until 12 o’clock Saturday at Gamble Funeral Service – 410 Stephenson Avenue.

The funeral service will be held at 12 noon Saturday in the chapel of Gamble Funeral Service conducted by the Reverend William E. Gardner, the Reverend R. Calvin Fowler and the Reverend Dr. Drew Corbett. Interment will be at the Greenwich section of Bonaventure Cemetery conducted by the Reverend William E. Gardner.

In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to Bull Street Baptist Church – Missions Program – 17 East Anderson Street, Savannah, Georgia 31401 or Spanish Oaks Hospice – 8510 Whitfield Avenue, Savannah, Georgia 31406.

Online Condolences

  1. Thomas E HARPER says:

    Arnold was a good fellow I worked with him for years and he will be dearly missed And I extend my condolences to the family And I know he will be warmly received in heaven

  2. Bettie Kennedy-Mother and Jawara Pittman-Son says:

    Our condolences and prayers are with you. May Jesus comfort and hold you in his arms and everlasting love to keep you strong during this trying time.

  3. Debra Ervin says:

    Arnold was a wonderful man. He treated my Aunt Pat like a Queen. They has a great life together for many years. We will miss his gentle ways and his stories.

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