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Michael Q. Hughes was born Sept. 17, 1942, in Washington D.C., son of the late Alfred Q. and Cleo Meade Hughes of Raceland.
Mike passed March 25, 2017, of congestive heart failure in West George Medical Center in Lagrange Ga.
Mike attended schools in Catlettsburg where he was affectionately called by his nick name "Daffy".
Mike was a self taught mechanic with the exceptional ability to repair vehicles that others could not repair. He was also a self taught musician and played lead guitar in several bands.
Mike owned and operated several businesses and owned a farm in Bowdon, Ga., from which he ran Hughes long distant trucking until health issues made him retire from driving. He was also an avid motorcyclist his entire life.
Mike is survived by son, Eric Hughes of Waleska Ga.; a daughter, Christy Vercrouse of Ohio; three grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; and brothers, Kenny, Holly and Jeffrey Hughes of Waleska.
Funeral services will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, March 31, 2017, at Benefield Funeral Home in Wedowee Ala.
Published on March 28, 2017
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