Richard E. Hughes

Aug. 15, 1957 July 31, 2013

Richard E. Hughes, 55, Altoona, died Wednesday morning at his residence.

He was born in Altoona, son of the late Fred and Mary (Gardner) Hughes.

Surviving are seven children: Brandon Hughes and wife, Sarah, Eric Hughes, Kristi Hughes (Christopher Rubine), and Kerri Brode and husband, Mike, all of Altoona, Shanya Young of Juniata, Richard Kimberling and Shawn Hughes; six grandsons; five granddaughters; a great-grandson; and six siblings: Ronald and wife, Jayne, Skip and wife, Bonnie, Darlene Fetter, Nancy Fetter and husband, Ed, Susan Knotts and husband, Jeff, and Linda Hughes.

He was preceded in death by seven siblings: Fred, James, William, Marjorie Dempsie, Lillian Rutherford, Bertha Shultz and Carol Miller.

Richard was a member of Altoona Restoration Church of God. He loved fishing, hunting, camping and watching the Pittsburgh Steelers.

Friends will be received from 3 to 8 p.m. Friday, Aug. 2, 2013, at Gilden Barton Funeral Home, 1401 Ninth Ave., Altoona, where a funeral service will be held at noon Saturday, Aug. 3, 2013, by Pastor Kim Swindel. Interment will be at Oak Ridge Cemetery.