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Robert (Bob) Joseph Hughes

October 13, 1945 August 27, 2018
Robert (Bob) Joseph Hughes
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Robert (Bob) Hughes passed away on August 27, 2018. He was born in Jersey City, New Jersey on October 13, 1945 to John J. Hughes and Helen Ryan Hughes. He was raised in South Orange, New Jersey where he attended Our Lady of Sorrows Elementary School. He graduated in 1964 from Columbia High School in Maplewood, N.J. followed by attendance at Essex County College in Newark, N.J. In 1968 he married Jacquelyn Delaney of Maplewood, NJ.

Bob worked at Foster Wheeler Engineering Firm in Livingston, N.J. from 1965-1975. In 1976, Bob moved his family to Ponca City, Oklahoma. He worked for Central Mfg. & Supply & Anc-Co., Inc. of Ponca City. He was their Vice President of Sales. He then worked for Malco in Ponca City & Weldex in Blackwell, Oklahoma. Bob continued in the steel & metal fabrication business as Sales Manager for Precision Tool & Die from 1998 to 2018.

Bob’s hobbies were bowling and fishing until he discovered golf. He took part in the Cherokee Strip Golf Classic for several years. He loved spending time with his family and puttering around the yard on weekends. He also spent many weekends supporting his grandchildren on the soccer field and in the bleachers. He loved to spend time with his many grandchildren and was very proud of them all. Bob was a member of St. Mary’s Catholic Church and served as an usher for many years.

Bob was preceded in death by his parents, John & Helen Hughes, and a son, Michael Scott Hughes.

He is survived by his wife, Jackie, of the home, his son, Rob and wife Kylie of Ponca City, OK, daughter, Kimberly Hughes Nelson of Bartlesville, OK, 9 grandchildren: Corinne, Michael, Bailey, Cole, Kaitlyn, Sean, Taryn, Jesse and Cooper, two brothers, James J. Hughes and wife Elizabeth Hughes of Little Egg Harbor, NJ and John J. Hughes and wife Margaret Hughes of Florham Park, NJ, sister Kathe Ann Hughes Fawcett and husband, James S. Fawcett of Lake George, NY, as well as many nieces and nephews.

Bob's family will receive friends at Trout Funeral Home on Thursday evening, August 30, 2018 from 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm.

A memorial ceremony for Bob will be held at Ponca City Assembly Church at 10:00 AM on Friday, August 31, 2018. Following the ceremony, he will be laid to rest at Resthaven Memorial Park.

Services are under the direction of Trout Funeral Home & Crematory in Ponca City.

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7:00 PM 8/30/2018 7:00:00 PM - 9:00 PM 8/30/2018 9:00:00 PM
Trout Funeral Home & Crematory

505 W. Grand Ave.
Ponca City, OK 74601

Trout Funeral Home & Crematory
505 W. Grand Ave. Ponca City 74601 OK
United States

Memorial Service




10:00 AM 8/31/2018 10:00:00 AM
Ponca City Assembly

2313 East Prospect Ave.
Ponca City, OK 74604

Ponca City Assembly
2313 East Prospect Ave. Ponca City 74604 OK
United States

Cemetery Details


Resthaven Memorial Park Final Resting Place

1901 East Hubbard Road
Ponca City, OK 74604

1901 East Hubbard Road Ponca City 74604 OK
United States

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