Warren “Greg” Hughes was born on February 19, 1951. He passed away peacefully on June 7, 2014 at age 63. He attended U.S. Naval Academy the Class of 1974. He learned to sail at the age of 7 and built his first sailboat at the age of 12. He and wife Lana lived their dream of sailing in St. Thomas on “La Dolce Vita” “The Sweet Life” for six years before residing in Canton, Ga.
He was preceded in death by his father, Warren Hughes and brother Henry “Hank” Hughes. He is survived by his wife, Lana Hughes of Canton, Ga.; children, Kris and Jennifer Hughes of Knoxville, TN.; mother, Evelyn Kelly Hughes; sisters, Della and Tracy Hughes of Sudbury, MA. many family, friends, and loved ones also survive.
Memorial services are scheduled for 12:30 pm Friday, June 20, 2014 at the Georgia National Cemetery, 1080 Veterans Cemetery Road, Canton, GA 30114. Interment will immediately follow in the cemetery.
In lieu of flowers donations can be made by phone or mail to the American Diabetes Association, 1-800-342-2383 P.O. Box 11454, Alexandria, VA 22312 or American Cancer Society 1-800-227-2345, P.O. Box 22718,Oklahoma City, OK 73123-1718.
Sosebee Funeral Home, Canton, GA is in charge of arrangements.