|Birth: ||Feb. 18, 1918|
|Death: ||Jan. 11, 1993|
From the January 12, 1993, edition of The Quad-City Times (Davenport, IA)
Gail C. Hughes, 74, Davenport, died Monday at St. Luke's Hospital, Davenport, after a brief illness.
Services will be 1 p.m. Wednesday at the Runge Mortuary, Davenport. Burial will be in Davenport Memorial Park.
Visitation will be 3-5 and 6-8 p.m. today.
Mr. Hughes worked 36 years for Rock Island Motor Transit Co., formerly of Davenport. After that, he was employed by Wenger Truck Lines, Davenport. He married Virginia Ott in 1941 in Alexandria, La.
During World War II, he served with the Army's 34th Division in North Africa and Europe.
His memberships included St. John's United Methodist Church, Davenport, and North Park Mall Walkers. He also was a life member and past president of TriCity Traffic Club.
He was a big sports fan, especially of the University of Iowa Hawkeyes and Chicago White Sox. He enjoyed music, traveling and playing golf.
Memorials may be made to American Heart Association.
Survivors include his wife; daughters, Pamela (Mrs. Charles) Egert, Davenport; and Janice Arp, Aurora, Ill.; sons, Hal, Cedar Rapids, Iowa; and Jay, Davenport; 12 grandchildren; and two great-grandchildren.
Virginia M. Ott Hughes (1920 - 2016)*
Davenport Memorial Park
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Record added: Sep 28, 2011
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