EDWIN ESTLE HUGHES
Edwin Estle Hughes, 90, of Canvas, WV passed away
in the Hubbard Hospice House at Charleston on
Wednesday, August 7, 2019. Born September 4, 1928 at
Mt. Nebo, he was a son of the late Clarence and Orpha
Spencer Hughes. He was also preceded in death by his
wife, Aunilee R. Hughes who was awaiting his arrival, and
by his grandchildren, Charlie Riddle, Russell Freeman,
Madilyn Charli Hughes, and Jaxon William Hughes. He is
the last surviving member of all his brothers and sisters.
He was a former Pastor of multiple Freewill Baptist
churches including Ward Road, Whitewater, Anthony
Creek, Nile, and Reynolds Street, he also helped to
organize several new churches including Main Mountain,
Whitewater, Snow Hill, Half Acre, and Fowlers Knob,
served on the executive board and served as the clerk of
the Freewill Baptist Churches in West Virginia. He was a
retired coal miner, and he was an avid outdoor sportsman.
Survivors include five children, E. Estil Hughes, Jr. and
wife, Julia, Rhonda Freeman and husband, Edwin,
Sharron Riddle and husband, William, Donna Truman
and husband, Scott, and Helen Baililo and husband,
Arnel; six grandchildren, six loved great grandchildren,
one great great grandchild, and a host of other family
Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday,
August 10, 2019 in the White Funeral Home at
Summersville with Pastors Arnold Nicholas and Bud
Casto officiating. Interment will follow in the Ward Road
Cemetery at Nettie.
Friends may call at the funeral home on Saturday from
noon until time of services.
In lieu of flowers contributions may be made to the
Hubbard Hospice House 1001 Curtis Price Way
Charleston, WV 25311.
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