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John W. Hughes

July 19, 1949 - October 5, 2023

Salem, IN

John W. Hughes returned to his Lord and Savior Jesus Christ on October 5, 2023 surrounded by his loved ones.  John was the eldest son born to the union of Lester Eugene and Leona Irene Hughes on July 19, 1949.

John joined Ed and Helen Hollis of the former Hollis Funeral Home for four years until their retirement.   In 1974, he formed a partnership with Dwayne E. Taylor and purchased the Hollis Funeral Home.  Three years later, they established Hughes-Taylor Funeral Home and opened a second funeral home in Borden, Indiana where John lived for 12 years.  The many friends he made while living there remained close throughout his life.  John maintained his funeral director's license and was a current member of the Indiana Funeral Directors Association prior to his passing.

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