Rodney L. Hughes, age 61, passed away January 7, 2022, at 8:43 am, at the Lima Memorial Health System. Rodney was born April 24, 1960, in Lima, OH, to Thomas H. and Donna S. Hughes who preceded him in death. On February 9, 2012, he married Lisa M. Makley Hughes who survives in Lakeview.
Rodney attended Allen East High School. He spent his career as a Pipefitter with Local #776. He belonged to the Indian Lake Moose Lodge and the Indian Lake Eagles. Rodney enjoyed fishing, hunting, boating and good karaoke. Most of all, he loved spending time with his family and friends.
In addition to his wife, Rodney is survived by his children: Gregory Hughes of Lakeview, OH and Lindsey (Nicholas) Tomlinson of Tega Cay, SC, 3 grandchildren: Lorelai, Adler and Cecily, 4 siblings: Rhonda (Kent) Zimmerly of Lakeview, OH, Mark Hughes of Lima, OH, Thomas Michael (Tammy) Hughes of Lima, OH and Quintin (Carey Nichols) Hughes of Bluffton, OH.
There will be visitation held on Saturday, January 15, 2022 from 2-8 pm at the CHILES-LAMAN FUNERAL AND CREMATION SERVICES, EASTSIDE CHAPEL. Burial of cremated remains and a Celebration of Life will be held privately at a later date. Memorial contributions may be made to the James Cancer Research Institute, checks payable to: JR Memorial, 10928 Park Drive, Lakeview, OH 43331. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.chiles-lamanfh.com.