Cover photo for Gene Hughes's Obituary
Gene Hughes Profile Photo

Gene Hughes

May 26, 1933 — January 17, 2021

Gene Hughes

Eugene “Gene” Reed Hughes, 87, went to be with the Lord on January 17, 2021.  Gene was born in Kim, Colorado on May 26, 1933.   Preceded in death by his parents, John Albert and Ola Mildred Hughes, brothers Paul Hughes, Curtis Hughes and Glen “Clyde” Hughes and Doris his wife of 63 years.  Survived by children Michael (Marlene) Hughes and Sheryl (Chris) Trask; grandchildren Brian (Daisy) Hughes, Megan (Scott) Brown, Christina (Jack) Eddy and Stephen (Shaunna) Trask and nine great grandchildren. 

Gene was a member of Heritage Baptist Church.  He served as a deacon, usher and Sunday school teacher at various churches throughout his life.  “Gene the Barber” retired from barbering after 57 years, a majority of which was at the Southside King Soopers.  Gene loved to tell stories about his many adventures and life’s experiences. 

Gene will be greatly missed by his family and friends.  Memorial service will be held at Heritage Baptist Church 2122 Overton Road in Pueblo on Saturday, February 6, 2021 at 10:00 am.  Online condolences at

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Gene Hughes, please visit our flower store.

Past Services

Memorial Service

Saturday, February 6, 2021

Starts at 10:00 am (Mountain time)

Heritage Baptist Church

2122 Overton Rd, Pueblo, CO 81008

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.


Visits: 10

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree