MAJOR RICHARD H. HUGHES US Air Force, Retired Richard (Dick) Hughes, 79, passed away on January 19, 2021 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Richard was born in Amsterdam, New York on February 16, 1941 to Lauren and Kathryn Hughes. He graduated from Amsterdam High School in 1959 and Union College in 1963. For the next 20 years he proudly served in the US Air Force. Upon retirement, Dick owned and operated a local model train shop for over 30 years. Richard is preceded in death by his parents, Lauren and Kathryn Hughes, and his two brothers, Larry Hughes and David Hughes. Richard is survived by his wife of over 56 years, Janet; his daughter, Dawn; his son, Scott; his brother, Robert "Jack" (Terry); his grandson, Jorden; and several nephews and nieces. Any donations in Richard's name may be made to the Gary Sinise Foundation or the American Heart Association
. The family of Richard wishes to express sincere thanks to the entire medical staff at the Mike O'Callaghan Military Medical Center. A celebration of life is pending. Fond memories and expressions of sympathy may be shared at www.palmnorthwest.com
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Published by Las Vegas Review-Journal on May 30, 2021.