Lewis & Gillum Funeral Homes, Inc.
202 Maple Avenue
Oak Hill, OH 45656
Brinton E. Hughes was born May 6th, 1935 in Oak Hill, Ohio to the late James and Grace (Rawlins) Hughes. Brinton went to be with the Lord on September 29th, 2016. He was living with his son and daughter-in-law, Randy and Bonita Hughes.
Brinton is survived by his children: Brenda (Ron) Malone of Marion, Ohio, Melissa (Ralph) Miller and Randy (Bo) Hughes of Oak Hill, Ohio; eleven grandchildren; twenty-five great-grandchildren; three great-great grandchildren; brothers: Jasper (Shirley) Hughes, Larry Hughes, and Ronnie (Janice) Hughes all of Oak Hill, Ohio; sister, Joan (Sherm) Baisden of Jackson, Ohio; as well as several brothers and sisters-in-law, nieces and nephews, and friends.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of sixty years, Norma (Radabaugh) Hughes; children, Brinton and Jimmy Hughes, and Gina Adkins; grandchildren, Ronnie Malone and Emily Canter; brothers, Bill, Jimmy, Paul, and Terry Hughes; sisters, Virginia Stroth and Shirley Phillips.
Brinton served twenty years in the United States Navy and retired as Chief Petty Officer. He also retired after twenty-two years of working at Southern Ohio Correctional Facility in Lucasville as Department Head of Food Service. He enjoyed camping and attending church with his wife.
Family and friends may attend his memorial service on Saturday, October 22nd, 2016 at 11:00 AM at Monroe Chapel Church of Christ and Christian Union with Brinton’s son Rev. Randy Hughes officiating. Funeral arrangements were under the direction of the Lewis & Gillum Funeral Home of Oak Hill. Online condolences may be sent to www.lewisgillumfuneralhomes.com.