Obituary — Patrick Farley Hughes |

Obituary — Patrick Farley Hughes


Memorial services will take place Aug. 22 for Patrick Farley Hughes, who died of complications from a rattle snake bite Aug. 17, 2002, at Sierra Vista Regional Health Center, Sierra Vista, Ariz. He was 45.

Mr. Hughes was born Oct. 24, 1956, at Salinas, Calif., to Michael and Shirley (Dixson) Hughes. He graduated from Salinas High School in 1957, and attended Hartnell College in Salinas. He was a resident of South Lake Tahoe from 1975 to 1985, and was manager of the Monte Vista restaurant at Round Hill, Nev. He has resided at Sierra Vista for the past 19 years, where he and his wife, Nancy, owned and operated the Mesquite Tree restaurant. Mr. Hughes will be remembered for his various civic activities and his involvement in the community. His life will go on in the hearts of all who knew and loved him and to the one he hopefully has given the gift of sight.

Survivors include his wife, Nancy Anne Hughes of Sierra Vista; children, Daniel Scott Hughes and Tiffany Katherine Hughes of Sierra Vista; mother, Shirley Hughes of Salinas; brothers and sisters-in-law, Tim and Katie Hughes of Darby, Mont., and Bob and Hilary Hughes of Orangevale, Calif.; niece, Rose Hughes of Darby; nephews, Daniel, Michael, Josiah and David Hughes of Darby and Colin and Garrett Hughes of Orangevale.

Memorial services will begin at 4 p.m. Aug. 22 at the First Baptist Church, 1447 S. 7th Street, Sierra Vista, Ariz.

The family suggests donations in Mr. Hughes’ memory be made to the University of Arizona South Observatory Project, 1140 N. Columbo, Sierra Vista, AZ 85635.

Arrangements have been entrusted to Jensen’s Sierra Vista Mortuary.

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