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Steve "Thunder" Hughes

August 19, 1949 — April 29, 2020

Kings Mountain

Steve “Thunder” Dale Hughes, 70, passed away on Wednesday, April 29, 2020, at Caromont Regional Medical Center. He was born on August 19, 1949, in Gaston County to the late James Edward and Doris Brown Hughes.

Steve was employed by Pharr Yarns Complex 46, McAdenville, formerly working at Burlington Industries, Flint Plant for 34 years. He was a veteran of the United States Marines and a devoted family man.

Left to cherish his memories are his wife Martha Hughes; son Brian Hughes and wife Tammy of Kings Mountain; daughter Kandice Thomas and husband Terry of Gastonia; sister Paulette Cavender of Bessemer City; grandchildren Brandon, Tyler, and Bradley Hughes

Steve was preceded in death by his brother Roy Keith Hughes and sister Janice Hughes.

Steve will lie in state from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm Saturday, May 2, 2020 at Sisk Butler Funeral & Cremation Services.

His graveside service will be private at Westview Cemetery with Pastor John Heath officiating.

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Arrangements by Sisk-Butler Funeral & Cremation Services, Bessemer City.

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