Gene Hughes, 82, Pattonsburg, passed away Monday, Oct. 8, 2012 in Bethany, Mo.
He was born March 17, 1930 in Lucas, Iowa, the son of William Matthew and Leona Pearl (Vickroy) Hughes.
On Feb. 14, 1954, he married Ellen Case in Independence, Mo. She survives at the home.
Gene was a farmer.
Survivors in addition to his wife are sons, Mark Hughes, Kansas City, Mo., and Matt Hughes, Pattonsburg, Mo.;