Robert E. Hughes, 84, of Wheeling, W.Va., passed away Tuesday, June 24, 2014, in Wheeling Hospital.

Mr. Hughes was born February 27, 1930, in Wheeling, a son of the late Joseph and Isabella (Lehman) Hughes.

He was a retired from Bob Robinson Auto Dealership and was a U.S. Army Korean War veteran. He was also a member of St. Paul’s Evangelical Church, Wheeling, having served there as deacon, trustee and treasurer.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, John D. Hughes; and his sister, Ruth E. Hughes.

Mr. Hughes is survived by his wife of 64 years, Selma E. (Thompson) Hughes; two sons, Robert J. Hughes and Mark T. Hughes and his wife, Holly, all of Wheeling; and three granddaughters, Autumn, Jennifer and Becky Hughes.

Friends will be received from 2-4 and 6-8 p.m. Thursday, at Altmeyer Funeral Home, South Wheeling Chapel, 3828 Jacob Street, Wheeling, where funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, June 27, 2014, with the Rev. Mark Zelewicz officiating.

Interment will be in Mount Calvary Cemetery, Wheeling.

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