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Frank L. Hughes

Frank L. Hughes

Jun 19, 1941 - Feb 4, 2017
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Frank L. Hughes, Sr., 75, of Riverton died February 4, 2017 at his home with his wife by his side. A celebration of his life will be 12:00 noon, June 3, 2017 in Thermopolis at the Hot Springs Park.

Frank Lee Hughes was born June 19, 1941 in a coal camp in Gebo, Wyoming to Harold and Lillian (Morgareidge) Hughes.

His survivors include his wife Rosie Hughes of Riverton; children, Frank Hughes, Jr. of Lorton, VA, Rhonda Leonard and husband Jay of Lakewood, WA; Rachel Hughes and husband Brad Becerra of Thermopolis; step children, Christopher Pruitt of Nevada, MO, Aaron L. Pruitt and wife Ilene of Riverton, WY; brother, John Hughes and wife Kathy of Albion, CA, Jim Hughes and wife Carol of Colorado Springs, CO and Jerry Hughes and wife Bonnie of Las Vegas, NV; sister, Ruby Green of Worland, WY; grandchildren, great grandchildren; nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Harold and Lillian Hughes; sisters, Fae Hughes Benedict and Irene Hughes McVay.

Frank enjoyed fishing the Beartooth Mountains, demolition derbies, four wheeling, old car restorations, his gold claim “taint easy” with his friends and wife. He also enjoyed having coffee and sharing stories with his friends. His family said he had a sense of humor and shared many stories with folks who listened.

He worked in the oilfields of Wyoming-Rigging, drilling and consulting. He also drove truck hauling cars, and working for Havens Trucking in New Mexico, team driving with his wife for Schneider Trucking and witnessed the terrorist attack of September 11, 2001.

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Arrangements are under the direction of the Davis Funeral Home.