Kenneth R. Hughes

June 3, 1939 ~ April 5, 2019 (age 79)

Kenneth R. Hughes, 79, of North Huntingdon, passed away peacefully surrounded by his children, on Friday, April 5, 2019.  He was born June 3, 1939 in Sewickley Twp., a son of the late Samuel and Marjorie (Hildenbrand) Hughes.  Prior to retirement he was a truck driver.  An avid NASCAR fan, he loved hunting and a good plate of spaghetti.  He will fondly be remembered for his positive attitude and impeccable sense of humor as well as his unconditional love for his family and friends.  Ken was always “near perfect”, now he’s completely perfect.  Surviving are his children, Chad Hughes, Kelly Dowdrick and husband, Jesse, Harley Hughes, Sierra Hughes, Brett Hughes and fiancée, Emily May, Tanner Hughes, Cynthia Bodnar, Tammy Marshall, and Crystal Lauteri; a number of grandchildren and great grandchildren; a brother, Alan Hughes and wife, Kim; and his former wife, Sharon Kaufman and husband, Paul.  In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by a brother Samuel Richard Hughes and his step mother, Gertrude (Fisher) Hughes.  Friends will be received 2-4 & 6-8 pm Monday at the J. William McCauley, Jr. Funeral Home, 901 Vine St. West Newton, where services will be held at 11 am Tuesday.  Interment will follow in West Newton Cemetery.  Condolences may be left at

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