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Reno J Hughey

Reno J. Hughey, 83 of Dover, Arkansas, passed away Tuesday, February 25, 2020 at Conway Regional Medical Center.  He was born October 22, 1936 in Seventy Six, Missouri to Abraham and Ruth Rhyne Hughey. He was preceded in death by his parents; siblings, Gladys Ruess, Juliet Hughey, Cleveland Hughey, Patrick Hughey, Enos Hughey.  

He is survived by his loving wife of 40 years, Ruby Hughey; children, Gary and Debbie Hughey, St. Louis, MO, Travis and Lori Hughey, Andrews, SC, Jeff and Tammy Hughey, Terlton, OK, DeAnna Brook, Claremore, OK;  stepchildren, Vicky Shoemaker and Bobby Shoemaker both of Conway; special friends and caregivers, Gary and Carla Lilley, Dover; eleven grandchildren, eleven great grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews and other family and friends.

Reno was a US Army Veteran.  He was a member of the Pleasant Grove Assembly of God Church.  Reno was loved by all who met him.  He enjoyed sharing stories and experiences, riding horses, playing his guitar and writing songs.

His visitation will be 5-7pm, Thursday, February 27, 2020 at Russellville Family Funeral.  His Funeral service will be 10am, Friday, February 28, 2020 at Russellville Family Funeral Chapel with Bro. Jackie Pledger and Bro. Mike Chisum officiating.  Burial will be in Baxley Cemetery, Paris, AR under the direction of Russellville Family Funeral. 

Pallbearers will be his grandsons.

Obituary and online guestbook are available at www.russellvillefamilyfuneral.com.

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I am so sorry for the loss. I am glad to have had the opportunity to have known Reno

Rhonda Mar 9 2020 12:00 AM

I appreciate the association with Reno during Veterans' activities. He always had a friendly handshake and smile to share with those around him. It was my pleasure so know him.

Harold Davis Mar 1 2020 12:00 AM

My thoughts and prayers are with you Ruby. I have such fond memories of Papa Smurf he was such a kind man with a heart of gold. I will never forget yall taking me shopping when I was a little girl. he will be missed. Carrie Taylor Shaffer

Carrie Feb 29 2020 12:00 AM

These pictures have the tears flowing. My Uncle Reno was a gem. H

Mary M. Denmark Feb 28 2020 12:00 AM

This is a one of a kind man. I never heard him speak ill of anyone. He always made me feel like family. His memory will always live in my heart. Rest now Pop. You are home at last. I will always love you.

Debby Hughey Feb 26 2020 12:00 AM

Papa Smurf has I lovingly called him was special to our family. We have great memories of him. He will be missed. Love you Papa Smurf. You and Tony are now telling stories.

Barbara Taylor Feb 26 2020 12:00 AM

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