Roger Dale Hughes, 65, Macy, died at 2:49 p.m. at Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne, Sunday, July 18, 2021.
He was born to Clyde Hughes, Jr. and Mary Alice (Sartin) Hughes Oct. 19, 1955, in Peru. He graduated from Peru High School in the class of 1974.
Roger married Rita K. Mathias Oct. 22, 1973, in Mexico. They were blessed with three children and made their home in Macy, Indiana for 45 years coming there from Peru.
Among some of Roger’s jobs included; being a produce manager, factory worker at Bendix Abrasives of North Manchester for 12 years and 17 years at Peru Hardwood.
Roger was an IU sports fan and Indianapolis Colts fan.
Surviving Roger is his wife: Rita Hughes of Macy; son: Ryan Dale Hughes (spouse Julie) of Macy; daughter: Rachel Kay Hester (spouse Matt) of Rochester; five brothers: Rick (spouse Alice) Hughes of Peru; JR (spouse Sandy) Hughes of Peru; Charlie (spouse Jean) Hughes of Peru; Tim (spouse Marion) of Kentucky; David Hughes of Peru; seven sisters: Sue Warth of Florida; Jane VanCamp of Missouri; Beth Scavo of Des Moines, Iowa; Sarah Mensing of Ohio; Lana (spouse Ken) Green of Des Moines, Iowa; Sharon (spouse Rudy) Crabtree of Nashville; Jovanna (spouse Bill) Weeks of South Carolina; a sister-in-law: Mary Hughes of Michigan; and four grandchildren.
Preceding Roger in death are his parents; son, Randy Lee Hughes; brother, Jack Hughes
There will be no services at this time with burial in the Gilead Cemetery at a later date.
For those who wish to honor the memory of Roger Hughes, memorial contributions may be made to the Miami County Community Foundation directed to the Randy L. Hughes Scholarship Fund. Address: 13 East Main Street, Peru, IN 46970.