Troy David Hughes, 73, passed away Thursday, October 21, 2010, at Ardmore, Okla. Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, October 26, 2010, at Calvary Christian Fellowship in Ardmore. Officiating will be Pastor Jody Ham and Scott Richards serving as Minister Eulogist.  Internment will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery, Ardmore.


Troy David Hughes, 73, passed away Thursday, October 21, 2010, at Ardmore, Okla. Services will be at 2 p.m. Tuesday, October 26, 2010, at Calvary Christian Fellowship in Ardmore. Officiating will be Pastor Jody Ham and Scott Richards serving as Minister Eulogist.  Internment will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery, Ardmore.

 

Troy was born May 24, 1937, in Marietta, Okla., to Virgil Hughes and Lorena (Riley) Hughes.  

 

He married Peggy Foster on May 1, 1961, in Ardmore, Okla.

 

For many years, Troy worked as a truck driver for Big Chief and Blue Bonnet Feeds. In 1991, he became an independent hauler, establishing and opening Hughes Wrecker Service where he was owner and operator. He enjoyed working the car races on Saturday night and was a dedicated man to the people he served. In his pastime, he enjoyed fishing and working to restore older cars. Troy’s focus in life was his family and doting on his grandchildren. He will be remembered as never meeting a stranger.

 

 He was preceded in death by his parents; and brothers, Lloyd Hughes, Charles Hughes, Tommy Hughes, Felix Ray Hughes; and one sister, Lilly Hughes.

 

Troy is survived by his wife, Peggy of the home; daughters, Lawana Willis, Theresa Richards and husband, Gary, Edna Royal and husband, Richard, and son, Shawn Roy Payne, all of Ardmore; grandchildren, Scott Hunley, Sally Hunley, Brandy Windham, Joe Windham, Cody Royal, Amber Royal, Teya Gray, Derek Gray, Josh Richards, Chris Willis, Keith Willis, Tiffany Willis, Kyle Willis, Samantha Willis and J. J. Payne; great-grandchildren, Savannah Hunley, Sierra Hunley, Samarah Hunley, J. D. Windham, Amanda Windham, Savanah Windham, Bristol Windham, Caston Royal, Dierks Gray, Kimberlyn Willis, Landon Willis and Bryce Willis; one great-great-grandchild, Skylie Windham; and sisters, Vera Fay Riley and Carol Sherwood both of Texas.

 

Serving as pallbearers will be David Rozzell, Mike Coffey, Cody Smith, DeWaune “Chief” Bourdon, Willard Bourdon and Bryan Tidwell. Honorary pallbearers will be Buster Holybee, Shane Holybee, H. L. Faulkner, Lee Stone, Virgil Page, Wayne Coffey and Wayne McQuistion.

 

Family visitation will be Monday, October 25, 2010, at Griffin~ Hillcrest Funeral Home, Ardmore from 6 p.m.  until 8 p.m.

 

Condolences may be left at www.Griffin-HillcrestFH.com.

 

Those wishing to give donations may make them to Cross Timbers Hospice, 207 C. St. N.W., Ardmore, OK 73401.