Junior (Holland) Hughes

June 27, 1927 – May 13, 2014 Junior (Holland) Hughes went home to be with the Lord May 13, 2014 at his home in Vernal, Utah. He was born June 27, 1927, in Jack, Ala., the son of Cattie Johnson Jacobs. He was adopted by John and Lula Hughes when he was 4 years old. Junior had a long career in the oil industry. Junior lived with his daughter Deb in Vernal after the death of his wife of 55 years, Jan, in 2008. He was a hard worker, had a great sense of humor and was the pillar of, and cherished by, his family. He had a multitude of friends. Junior was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Jan and his daughter Deb on May 11, 2014. He is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law, Terry and Kris and Jerry and Kami, and his daughter Jeannie; 13 grandchildren and 30 great-grandchildren. Junior was laid to rest in the Donald J. Ruhl Memorial Cemetery in Greybull on May 17, 2014.