Sergeant Warren “Al” Hughes Sr. (1933-2019)


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Sergeant Warren “Al” Hughes Sr. 

Al was born February 20, 1933 in Montgomery, Alabama to John A. and Annie Lee (Lovelace) Hughes.

Al joined the United States Army and served in the infantry during the Korean and Vietnam Wars. He was awarded 28 medals including a Bronze Star, a Silver Star, and two Purple Hearts; including one earned during the Tet Offensive.  He retired as a Staff Sergeant.

Al then joined the Butler County Sheriff’s Office as a Deputy Sheriff. He retired, again as a sergeant, after many years of service to his country and county.

Mr. Hughes was a member of the Fairfield West Baptist Church and of the Benjamin Franklin Masonic Lodge #719, the Scottish Rite, and was a Shriner.

Deputy Hughes died November 3, 2019 at the Ohio Veterans Home in Georgetown, Ohio at the age of 86.

Deputy Hughes is survived by his wife Jessie Hughes; sons, Warren (Victoria) Hughes, Jr. and Mathew Hughes; grandchildren, Brittany Nicole Hughes, Kirsten Brooke Hughes, Sierra Lynn Hughes, and Warren Cole Hughes; and sister, Barbara Perkins.

A visitation will be held 5 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, November 6, 2019 at the Webster Funeral Home at 3080 Homeward Way in Fairfield. A Masonic Service will be held at 7 p.m., followed by the Scottish Rite Ring Ceremony. A funeral service will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, November 7, 2019 at the funeral home with Pastor Rob Rosenbalm, officiating. Burial to follow with full military honors in Rose Hill Burial Park.


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