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1944 Jay 2015

Jay Hughes

December 4, 1944 — May 28, 2015

Jay DeWitt Hughes, born December 4, 1944 in Payson, Utah to Bert and Alice Emma Hughes Fox. He married Anna Lee Ashley Hughes on August 3rd 1963. They lived in Provo and later moved to Spanish Fork where they now reside.

Jay enjoyed boating and water skiing with his family and friends. He also enjoyed deer hunting in his Jeep and with his kids, his Mom and Harold, brother Stanley and other family members from Eureka, Utah. Some of his other hobbies were fishing, camping, snowmobiling, and taking his dune buggy to Sand Mountain. Jay loved going shooting with his son, David; his friend, Kerry Duncan; his son-in-law, Gerry; and his grandsons, Carter and Al.

Jay was a hard worker at Geneva Steel and he had many friends. Geneva's friends called him Goofy. He had a hat that he wore that had "Goofy" on it.

Jay loved his family, his grandchildren and all the dogs that Anna brought home, especially little Jamie, he loved her very much. She is a guardian angel and gives more love than we possibly could give back.

He is survived by his wife, Anna Lee Hughes; his children Kathy Sweeten and Kaylene (Gerry) Saunders, six grandchildren and one great-granddaughter. He is also survived by his sisters, Arlene Stoneman, Stella Evans, and brother, Lynn (Bonnie) Hughes. He was preceded in death by his son, David Jay Hughes; father, Bert Hughes; mother, Alice Emma Hughes and brother, Stanley Hughes.

Funeral Services will be held on Thursday, June 4th, 2015 at 11a.m. at the Spanish Fork 16th Ward Chapel, 505 E. 900 N., Spanish Fork, with a viewing prior to services from 10-11a.m. An additional viewing will be held the evening before on Wednesday, 3rd 2015 from 6-8p.m. in the same chapel. To send condolences visit
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