Obituary for Luther Devon Hughes

    • Name: Luther Devon Hughes
    • Home Town: Calabash
    • Date of Death: 01/09/2017
    • Birth Place: Brunswick County, NC
    • Birth Date: 03/27/1939
    • Service Date: 01/13/2017 at 11:00 AM
    • Visit Date: 01/13/2017
    • Visit Times: One Hour Prior to Service at the church
    • Service Place: Thomasboro Freewill Baptist Churhc
    • Interment: Coleman Cemetery, Ash, NC

    Luther Devon “Tink” Hughes, 77, of Calabash died January 9, 2017.

    Born in Brunswick County on March 27, 1939, he was a son of the late Roy Hughes and Gurtie Smith Hughes. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Christine Hughes, and his siblings, Carlton, Weldon, Curtis, Elwood, Melton, Skinner, and Myrie.

    He was a retired dredge boat captain and owner of L. D. Hughes Trucking Company.

    Surviving are his wife, Brenda Godwin Hughes; daughters, Karen Buffkin of Ash, Tina Floyd of Calabash, and Tammy Harden (Nicky) of Williamsburg, Va; son, DeWayne Evans (Tina) of Ash; sisters, Loretta Hewett (Danny) of Ash; and Lula Mae Phelps, of Supply; seven grandchildren and three great-grandchildren.

    Funeral services will be conducted at 11:00 AM, Friday, January 13, in Thomasboro Freewill Baptist Church by The Rev. Dallas Byrd and The Rev. Larry Ward. Burial will follow in Coleman Cemetery in Ash. 

    The family will receive friends one hour prior to the services at the church.

    Casket bearers will be Kenny Hughes, Danny Geddings, Scott Hewett, Kim Hewett, Trent Phelps, Warren Phelps, and Larry Medlin.

    On-line condolences may be sent to

    Brunswick Funeral Service, Shallotte

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