Bristol, VA –
Thomas Dewey Hughes (Tuck), age 69, passed away on Friday, March 5, 2021 at his home. He was born in Lebanon, Va. but had spent most of his life in Washington County, Va. During his working years, Tuck was employed at Valleydale Meat Packers until its closing and then he was a crane operator at Modern Forge. In his spare time, he enjoyed hunting and fishing. His family remembers him as being a simple man, who was a responsible hard worker, and a great provider.
He was predeceased by his parents Russell and Leona Hughes and his step father Howard Edwards.
Tuck is survived by his wife of 45 years Patricia Burke Hughes; daughter Lisa Miller and husband Cameron of Abingdon; granddaughter Pheonix Miller Salyer and husband Zachary of Bristol, TN.; great grandchildren Kendall Grace Salyer and Dawson James Salyer; sister Betty Gibson and husband Larry of Big Stone Gap.
The family will receive friends at the Forest Hills Chapel of Farris Funeral Service from 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM on Sunday, March 7, 2021. A funeral service will be held at 2:00 PM on Monday, March 8, 2021 at the Forest Hills Chapel. Interment will follow in Forest Hills Memory Gardens.
Those wishing to express sympathy online may do so by visiting www.farrisfuneralservice.com
and signing the online guest register.
The family of Thomas Dewey Hughes is in the care of the Forest Hills Chapel of Farris Funeral Service, 19415 Lee Highway, Abingdon, VA 24210 (276-623-2700).