Bettendorf - Richard O'Dell Hughes, 61, of Bettendorf passed away Thursday, July 3, 2014, at OSF St. Francis Medical Center, Peoria, after an extended illness.
Richard was preceded in death by his parents, O'Dell and Othella Hughes; and one brother, Charles E. Phillips.
Richard is survived by his best friend and loving companion of 22 years, Charlene M. Perkins; son, Patrick J. Hughes; grandchildren, Jason P. Hughes and Genessa Gillespie-Hughes; brother, Pastor Howard L. Hughes (Carol); sisters, Pastor Quinzola H. Ashford, Minister Priscilla M. Warren (Sterling, Jr.), Melva D. Hughes, Ophelia Boateng (Akwasi), Virgie M. Chatman, Alice A. Hughes, Evangelist Wanda A. Hayes (Pastor Milton), Amanda Abiola (Dr. Gabriel), Janice L. Adewayi (Dr. Yusuf); and a host of nieces; nephews; relatives; and friends.
The family will receive friends 9-10 a.m. Thursday, July 10, at Third Missionary Baptist Church, 222 West 14th St., Davenport, followed by a Celebration of Life service at 10 a.m. Interment will immediately follow at Rock Island National Cemetery, Arsenal Island.
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