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Mr Gerald A Hughes

Mr Gerald A Hughes
  • August 3, 1946 - November 30, 2016
  • Fort Walton Beach, Florida

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Gerald A. Hughes, age 70, passed away Wednesday, November 30, 2016. He was born in Battle Creek Michigan to Paul James and Mary Evelyn (Martin) Hughes. He was preceded in death by his parents, one brother, and one sister. Gerald retired as a Master Sergeant from the United States Air Force. After retirement he continued as Civil Service for the Air Force. In his spare time Gerald loved to fish, to play golf, and was a great bowler. He was a member of the Greek Orthodox Church for 21 years. Gerald leaves to cherish his memories his loving wife of 40 years Cleopatra Hughes; son Paul Andreas Hughes; daughters Anastasia Evangelina Myrick (Zachary) and Cleopatra Michelle Hughes; grandchildren Nicholas Andrew Hughes, Zoe Renee Hughes, Penelope Annelise Myrick; nieces Ericka Unger and Lorine Eve Riggs; and nephew Patrick Lee Riggs. Family will receive friends and family 5:00- 7:00 pm, Sunday, December 4, 2016 at Emerald Coast Funeral Home, 161 Racetrack Road NW, Fort Walton Beach, FL 32547. Funeral Service will be 10:00 am, Monday, December 5, 2016 at St. Markella & Demetrios Greek Orthodox Church, 104 Bryn Mawr Blvd, Mary Esther, FL 32569. Interment will follow at Barrancas National Cemetery in Pensacola, FL. Expressions of love and sympathy may be placed and viewed online at