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Gary Keith Hughes, 70, Elkhorn, KY (1951-2022)

Gary Keith Hughes of Elkhorn passed away on Monday, January 17, 2022, in Lexington, Kentucky. He was 70 years old.

The funeral will be held at 1pmET on Saturday, January 22, 2022, at Auberry Funeral Home, 503 East Main Street, Campbellsville. Bro. Alan Todd and Bro. Terry Wilder will be officiating the service. Burial will follow in Elliot Cemetery.

Visitation is requested from 5pmET until 8pmET on Friday, January 21, 2022, at Auberry Funeral Home in downtown Campbellsville.

Gary Keith Hughes, son of the late Robert Hughes and Connie Victoria Elliot, was born August 26th, 1951, in Taylor County.

He united in marriage to Shirley Bault Hughes on June 19th, 1970, who survives.

He professed his faith in Christ and was of Baptist Faith. He attended Yuma Baptist Church and was a Chairman of Ushers for the church. Gary was drafted and served time during the Vietnam War for the Army. He enjoyed farming and was the owner and operator of Hughes Enterprises of trailers, parts, and sales. He loved all his family and friends dearly.

Gary is also survived by:
  • One daughter: Connie Newton and her husband, Michael, of Campbellsville.
  • Three grandchildren: Faith Newton, Baylee Newton, and Robert Newton of Campbellsville.
  • Three brothers: Wayne Hughes, and his wife, Gladys, of Casey County; Larry Hughes and his wife, Linda, of Knifley; Roger Hughes and his wife, Donna, of Campbellsville.
  • Two sisters: Mildred Druin of Campbellsville and Doris Reynolds of Campbellsville.
Besides his parents, Gary is preceded in death by:
  • Four sisters: Margret Hughes, Jewell Hughes, Shirley Hughes, and Barbara Henderson.
  • One brother: Orville Hughes.
Pallbearers are Cameron Wright, Cameron Hughes, Dillan Potts, David Mattingly, David Gabbert, Jeff Henderson, Stan Henderson.

Honorary Pallbearers are Wendell Lewis, Robert Newton, Micah Goodwin, George Hunt, and Gary Bault.

In lieu of flowers, the family has asked for expressions of sympathy be taken in form of donations toward St. Jude Hospital Cancer Center for Kids and can be made at the funeral home.

Auberry Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Online condolences may be left at

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Gary Keith Hughes, 70, Elkhorn, KY (1951-2022)

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