Somerset, KY Obituaries. Preserving Their Memory.

Paul “Pops” Hughes

Tuesday, February 22, 2022 at 11:00 A.M.

Paul “Pops” Hughes, age 85 of Bronston, Kentucky, traded his Old’ Kentucky Home for his Heavenly Home on Tuesday, February 15, 2022.

Paul was born on February 16, 1936 to Nellie Hughes Phelps in the Greenwood Community of McCreary County, Kentucky. Paul was a Chief Surveyor for Palmer Engineering of Winchester, Kentucky which he retired from after 32 years of service. Paul enjoyed fishing, hunting, playing pool, and spending time with family and numerous friends at the VFW Post 269, AMVETS, and Legion.

Paul was preceded in death by his mother Nellie Hughes Phelps, maternal grandparents Elmer and Jane Hughes, wife of 25 years Peggy Jo Hughes, and his beloved poodle Tigger.

Paul is survived by son Silas “Sye Paul” Hughes (Rita) of Somerset, Kentucky, son David Russell Hughes (Shirley) of Science Hill, Kentucky, stepson Edward Wayne “Dumpy” Girdler (Charlotte) of Cynthiana, Kentucky, his “ONLY” granddaughter Carey Ann Hughes (Christopher Sears) of Somerset, Kentucky, grandsons Paul David Hughes, Casper Stanley Hughes, Justin Wells (Kristany), Dustin Wells (Meagan) and all of his special friends from Lake Cumberland RV Park, the VFW, AMVETS, and Legion.

Visitation will be from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Monday, February 21, 2022 at Southern Oaks Funeral Home. Funeral Services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Tuesday, February 22, 2022 in the Chapel of Southern Oaks Funeral Home. Burial will be in Woodstock Cemetery.

Southern Oaks Funeral Home is entrusted with the arrangements for Paul “Pops” Hughes.

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