Roy B Hughes, 69, of Frederick, passed from this life on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020, at his residence. He was the husband of Linda Hughes, his wife of 40 years.
Born on Dec. 9, 1950, in Graceville, Fla., he was the son of the late Leon and Bobbie Sheffield Jenkins.
Roy was a U.S. Navy veteran having served aboard the USS John F. Kennedy. He was a member of the American Legion Gold Star Post 191 in Mount Airy as well as the Cresep Gun Club in Frederick.
A carpenter by trade, Roy worked for a number of companies over the years but was mostly self employed.
He loved to hunt and fish. A craftsman, he was an accomplished wood carver, specializing in Santa’s and “chip carving”.
Surviving, in addition to his wife, are two stepdaughters: Jacki Harrington Frederick and Bobbi Hinkson and husband Christopher of Bowie; four grandchildren: Justin Harrington and wife Carissa of Michigan, Jacob Harrington of Frederick, Myranda Hinkson and Wyatt Hinkson both of Bowie; three great grandchildren; a brother and a sister; sister-in law Bobbie Rye of Woodbine. Roy was preceded in death by two sisters and his brother-in-law Wayne Rye, just three months ago. He will also be greatly missed by best friend Larry Seal and wife Karen of Elkridge.
A celebration of Roy’s life will take place at 3 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 19, at Stauffer Funeral Home, 8 East Ridgeville Blvd. in Mount Airy, where Rev. Tim May will officiate. The family will continue to receive friends from 3:30 to 6 p.m. Interment will be private.
Memorial contributions may be made to veteran’s organization of one’s choice.
Arrangements are by Stauffer Funeral Home, Mount Airy and Stauffer Crematory, Frederick
Expressions of sympathy may be shared with the family at StaufferFuneralHome.com.