Charles E. Hughes
February 13, 1936 - November 1, 2018


Charles E. Hughes, 82, of East Palatka passed away Thursday, November 1, 2018 at Lake City VA Medical Center following a brief illness.

Charles was born in Bradenton and had lived in East Palatka for the last 15 years. He had previously lived in Middleburg and attended Middleburg High School where he lettered in football. He served honorably in the United States Air Force. He enjoyed photography and computers.

Surviving are a son, Keith Hughes of Colorado; a daughter, Kristen Hughes of Virginia; two brothers, Michael Crews and Jerry Campbell both of Florida; three granddaughters, Maria, Samantha, and Madison; and his companion, Frances M. Schmidt of East Palatka.

Graveside services will be 10:00 a.m., Friday, November 16, 2018 at Jacksonville National Cemetery with military honors bestowed by the U.S. Air Force.

Messages of encouragement or sympathy may be expressed in his online guestbook at

Masters Funeral Home of Palatka is assisting the family.

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