Funeral services for Elijah “E.J.” Hughes, 73, of Jeffersonville, will be at 2 p.m. Friday, May 10, at Scott Funeral Home, Jeffersonville, with burial in Eastern Cemetery. He died Monday, May 6, 2013, at Clark Memorial Hospital.
He was born in Mullins, S.C., and retired from Greater Clark County School System and TARC. He was a member of the New Ebenezer AME Church in Mullins, S.C., and was an avid University of Louisville fan.
He is survived by his wife, Erma Robinson; four children, Judy Cooper, Herbert A. Hughes, Derek Hughes and his wife, Adrian, and Martresse Hughes-Morris and her husband, Tyran; one brother, John W. Hughes and his wife, Stella; 10 grandchildren, Cory Norman, Brittany Hughes, Greg Hughes, Danielle Hughes, Chelby Tarver, Tayler Hughes, Christian Tarver, Derek Hughes Jr., and Claire Hughes; and one great-granddaughter, Courtney Norman.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Castella Hughes; his parents; and several siblings.
Visitation will be from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday, at the funeral home.
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