Saturday, August 25, 2012
Bill Hughes, 61, City of Westminster employee
William Henry “Bill” Hughes, 61, of Finksburg, died unexpectedly August 16, 2012 while on vacation in Wyoming.
Born July 7, 1951 in Hanover, PA, he was the son of C. Henry Hughes of Finksburg and the late M. Louise Waddell Hughes who died March 18, 2012. He was the husband of Cindy Hughes whom he married September 28, 2007.
He was an Inspector for Infrastructure for the City of Westminster for 28 years. He enjoyed going to Blues music festivals. He was known as “Mr. Fixit”, doing construction, home improvement and was working on building his home in Buffalo, WY. He had previously coached Jaycees Girls Softball and also was an umpire for Carroll County High School girls's softball games. He had volunteered to work at the United Methodist Church's Camp Hope in Western Maryland. He and his wife loved to travel. He was a member and former President of the Veterans of Foreign Wars Men's Auxiliary/Home Association.
Surviving is daughter and son-in-law Shawn and Jim Hurman of Baltimore; daughter Gina Hughes of Hampstead; step-children and spouses Eric and Alicia Stonesifer of Ambler, PA, Bradley and Emily Stonesifer of Los Angeles, CA, Wesley and Elizabeth Stonesifer of Taneytown and Amanda and Michael McGrew of Sabillasville, MD; grandchildren Emma and Abby Hurman of Baltimore and step-grandchildren Joshua and Matthew Stonesifer. He is also survived by many aunts, uncles and cousins.
The family will receive friends on Thursday from 6-8 p.m. and on Friday from 2-4 & 6-8 p.m. at the Pritts Funeral Home and Chapel, 412 Washington Rd., Westminster.
Funeral Services will be held on Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home. Officiating will be Rev. Frank Trotter. Interment will follow in Providence Cemetery at Calvary United Methodist Church in Gamber.
In lieu of flowers, please make contributions to the Carroll County Chapter of Special Olympics, C/O Laurie Brewer, 546 Willow Ave. Westminster, MD 21157.
Online condolences may be sent to www.prittsfuneralhome.com http://www.prittsfuneralhome.com/vcalendar/event_view.php?event_id=311
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