FARRELL, Pennsylvania (MyValleyTributes) – A memorial celebration will be held Friday, October 23, 2020 at 12:00 Noon at the Veteran’s Square in Farrell, Pennsylvania for Mr. Lawrence Preston Hughes, Sr.
Mr. Lawrence Preston Hughes, Sr. was born March 25,1959, in Cheraw, South Carolina to Mr. David Lee Hughes, Sr. and Mrs. Ellen Ford-Hughes. He passed away unexpectedly, on Saturday October 17, 2020.
Lawerence, Sr. was a 1977 graduate of Farrell High School where he was a standout athlete in football, basketball, baseball and track. After graduating, he attended Edinboro University.
Lawerence, Sr. worked at various steel mills around the Valley as a laborer. He worked at Farrell Area School District as a building and grounds maintenance worker. He then later worked for Path Stone, in maintenance, for the City of Sharon City building until his passing.
Lawrence, Sr. grew up in First Baptist Church in Farrell, Pennsylvania and later attend Perfecting Faith International in Youngstown, Ohio. Lawrence Sr. was a man of God who was saved and had unconditional love for his children, grandchildren and friends.
Lawrence Preston Hughes, Sr. leaves to cherish his memory his loving children, Lorenzo Jones, Sr., DeNean Hughes-Davis and her husband, Kennard, Sr., Jalysa Hughes, Lawrence P. Hughes, Jr. and Lauryn Hughes; his former wife, Tracy Graham-Hughes; his grandchildren, Lorenzo, Jr., Aunyá, JaSir, Braiden, Kennard, Jr., Neyana, Madisyn and Symirah; two great-grandchildren, Alijah and Zuri’Ali; his siblings, Wilbert Hughes and his wife, Shirely, Albert Hughes, Roberta Hughes-Sellars and her husband, Jimmy and Judy Diane Hughes, as well as a host of nieces, nephews, cousins and friends.
Lawrence Preston Hughes, Sr. was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Mary Ellen Davis and Ella Mae Hargette and brothers, David Lee Hughes, Jr. and Robert Hughes.
Arrangements are being handled by J.E. Washington Funeral Services, Inc.
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