Jerry David Hughes

February 12, 1949 - October 05, 2020

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Jerry David Hughes, 71, of Pleasant Lake passed away Monday, October 5, 2020, at Parkview Regional Medical Center in Fort Wayne due to several health conditions.

He was born February 12, 1949, in Garrett, Indiana, to the late Darrell B. and Dolores (Hart) Hughes.

Jerry graduated from Prairie Heights High School in 1967 and Tri-State College in Angola in 1973.

He taught Business at Hamilton High School for one year. He owned and operated Hughes and Associates Real Estate and Lincoln Homes New Construction, both in Fort Wayne.

He was interested in classic cars and collected several of his own.

In the 80’s and early 90’s, he had a rock and roll band called the A.V.C.R.’s from Angola.

Jerry was very musically talented in playing several instruments, especially the organ and was always ready to entertain company.

Survivors include his companion of over 30 years, Jerilyn Freeman of Pleasant Lake; two sisters, Judy Becker of Golden Lake and Barbara (Frank) Kracher of Granger; and several nieces and nephews.

He was also preceded in death by a brother-in-law, Wayne Becker.

A family graveside service at Circle Cemetery near Hudson will be held at a later date.

Young Family Funeral Home, Hudson-Ashley Chapel, 612 North Main Street, Hudson is assisting the family with arrangements.

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sharon meyer
October 12th, 2020 1:32pm
pleasant lake

am sorry to hear of his lost my sympathy is for y all hughes were great neighbors S of salem center school. i will miss him lots..

Lynda Holden Bachelor
October 8th, 2020 3:26am
Angola, in

So sorry to hear this. Sending thoughts & prayers

Steve & Ruby Teeple
October 7th, 2020 6:03pm
Palmetto, FL

So sorry for your loss, both Ruby and I knew Jerry while growing in High School and Jerry played in our first Band... So sad to hear the news.

Patrick Hampshire
October 7th, 2020 3:02pm
Lake Worth, Florida

My condolences to the family. Jerry, myself, Steve Teeple and Roy Hippenhammer were in a Rock and Roll band around 1964. We called ourselves The Blazers. Jerry played drums. We played at youth dances and Bixler Lake dances. He will be missed.

Bonnie and Wayne Maurer
October 7th, 2020 2:42pm

So sorry to read of your brothers passing.. Judy you and your family have our prayers.

Susan Jones
October 7th, 2020 6:42am
Johnson Wi

So sorry to all the family for your loss.