Bill R. HughesI am a Veteran.

of Batesville, AR

October 16, 1938 - September 5, 2023

Bill R. Hughes, at age 84 of Batesville Arkansas, passed away on Tuesday September 5, 2023 at CHI St. Vincent Hospital North in Sherwood AR.

He was born on October 16, 1938 in Bethesda, Arkansas to W.S. Hughes and Effie Amberzette Hughes.

Bill was a Godly man, a member of Central Avenue United Methodist Church where he taught Sunday school and was involved with the Methodist Men's Club. He was selfless and brilliant minded.

Bill graduated from Batesville High School, attended the University of Arkansas and graduated from Arkansas State University.

Early in his career, he taught U.S. History at Batesville High School.

The past 40 years of his career were spent in senior management with U.S. Lime & Minerals, where he had continued to serve on the Board of Directors.

Survivors include his wife, Sandra Nash Hughes of 66 years; his son, William Boyce Hughes and wife Debra Hughes of Germantown, TN; one brother, Bob J. Hughes and wife Carolyn Hughes of Desha, AR; one grandson, David Justus Hughes and wife Natalie Hughes of Collierville, TN; two great-grandchildren, Dawson and Maddie Hughes; one niece, Jessica Hess; and one grandniece, Annabelle Cooley.

Bill was preceded in death by his parents.

Pallbearers are James Boothby, Chris Pool, Eric Hogan, Brad Rogers, Buddy Carlile and Lannie Barber. Honorary Pallbearers will be Fred Wann, Charles Barnett and Jim Longenbach.

Funeral Services will begin at 2:00 PM, September 11, 2023 at Roller-Crouch Funeral Home with Rev. Jesse James officiating and burial will follow at Oaklawn Cemetery.

Memorials can be made in his honor to "Old Independence Regional Museum" located at 380 S. 9th Street, Batesville AR 72501 or Central Avenue United Methodist Church, 1205 N. Central Avenue, Batesville AR 72501.

Service Information
Funeral Service
Roller Crouch Funeral home
510 E. College Ave.
Batesville,  AR 72501
9/11/2023 at 2:00 pm

Oaklawn Cemetery
Sidney & Myers Street
Batesville, AR 72051

Memorial Contributions
Old Independence Regional Museum
380 S 9th Street
Batesville, AR 72501
Central Avenue United Methodist Church
1205 N Central Avenue
Batesville, AR 72501

Obituary Provided By:
Roller-Crouch Funeral Home
510 College Avenue
Batesville, AR  72501