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Celebrating the life of
Steven Ray Hughes
October 04, 1970 - March 12, 2017
Services under the direction of:
Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
912-352-7200
  • Visitation
  • 5:00pm - 7:00pm - Wednesday, March 15, 2017
  • Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel
  • 7200 Hodgson Memorial Drive (Map)
    Savannah, Georgia 31406

  • 912-352-7200
  • Funeral Service
  • 1:30pm - Thursday, March 16, 2017
  • Skidaway Island Presbyterian Church
  • 50 Diamond Causeway (Map)
    Savannah, Georgia 31411

  • 912-598-0151
  • Interment Will Be Private

Debbie, My thoughts and prayers are with you and your children. I wish I was in Savannah to help in some way. I am so so sorry. Love, Lenore

Lenore Livingston, San Mateo, CA

Debbie, I'm so sorry. I can't imagine. I'm thinking of you and your family. Please let us know how we can help. Phurba.

Phurba Gyalzen, San Francisco, CA

Debbie, my deepest sympathies to you and your family on your loss.

Eric DeRose, Los Angeles, CA

Debbie, my heart breaks for you and your family during this difficult time. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Tracy Fleming, , MD

My deepest sympathies are with your entire family during this dark time. You'll be in my thoughts.

Costrini, Savannah, Ga

Debbie, My thoughts are with you and your family during this time. There aren't words to express but I want you to know that we are thinking of you.

Dena Cusick, north carolina,

Sending prayers for the Lord's comfort and peace during this difficult time. I am so sorry for your loss.

Denise Malmberg, Raleigh, NC

Debbie my deepest sympathy for your loss; will keep you and your family in my prayers.

Phyllis White, Raleigh, NC

We are so sad for your loss. Even thou we did not know him, from what we read he must have a wonderful son, husband, father and friend to many. We hope that God will wrap his arms around you and help you thru this time of healing. You are in our prayers.

Jimmy & Myrtle Hall, Springfield, Ga.

Like many have already said, it is your smile Steven we will miss. As a member of the wider user group community, I have met Steven over many years. Prayers for the family he was so proud of.

Debra Lilley, Belfast, UK

I am so sorry to hear of your family's loss. I got to know Steven through his service to the University of Mississippi. Steven was a wonderful person and truly cared about Ole Miss. He spoke to current students when he visited about careers and was always interested in hearing news about the University. On behalf of Ole Miss, I want to extend my sincere condolences to the Hughes family. Our thoughts are with you.

Rich Forgette, Oxford, MS

I had the pleasure of working with Steven for several years as his counterpart in another Oracle user group (Quest International Users Group). I always enjoyed working with Steven and we often exchanged stories about our families. I am very sorry for your loss. Please share my deepest sympathy with the entire family.

Jonathan Vaughn, Lexington, KY

My sincerest condolences go out to your family, it's never easy losing someone in death. May you take comfort in God's promise found at Revelation 21:4, which says "he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away.” This verse brought me peace when I experienced loss, I hope it can do the same for you. May the memories you have give you strength during this difficult time.

Jae Mckenzie , Savannah , GA

Debbie, we are so saddened to hear of Steven's passing. Please know that you and your family are in our prayers.

Paul Baker, Macon, GA

Praying for you all ?

Jean polk, Pooler , Ga

WE are thinking on you.

Walter und Ingrid Pürschl, Gratwein-Strassengel, Austria,

Sending my thoughts, love, and prayer to all of the family. My heart breaks for yall. Deepest condolences

Jill Sullivan , Savannah, GA

Debbie, Please accept my sincerest sympathies for your loss. I will continue to lift your family in prayer as you go through this difficult time. My love and hugs to you al. Sara Jane

Sara Jane Doubleday, Pooler, GA

Debbie, sending tons of love and prayers to you and your family from not only myself, but the entire Charleston office.

Pam Williams, Charleston, SC

Debbie, my deepest sympathies to you and your family. I am so sorry for your loss and wish you comfort and peace.

Virginia Brown, Brunswick, GA

Aunt Laine, Uncle Bobby, Debbie & family: So sorry to hear the news about Stevie Sunday. I will keep all of you in my prayers and thoughts as you go through this difficult time. May the peace of God be with you. Love you so much!

Dwayne White, New Orleans, LA

Wishing the Hughes family much love and peace during this difficult time.

Saffa and Paul Sleet, New York, NY

I met and worked with Steven through my position with the College of Liberal Arts at Ole Miss. I am so very sorry for you and your family's loss. Steven brought so much to every endeavor of his life. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Ron Wilson

Ron Wilson, Oxford, MS

I am saddened by the lose of this wonderful sweet young man. As his sixth grade teacher, I have sweet memories of his beautiful smile and gentle nature.

Gail murphy, Savannah, Ga.

I am saddened by the lose of this wonderful sweet young man. As his sixth grade teacher, I have sweet memories of his beautiful smile and gentle nature.

Gail murphy, Savannah, Ga.

Stevie- I can’t believe you are gone. I am sorry we were unable to meet up at the Landings last year. I would have loved to see you and spend time with you and your family. I tried reaching out to you last month and wish you would have responded. We had so many good times together!! I can remember your mom’s fluffy egg sandwiches and yummy pineapple cream cheese sandwiches during the summertime, and us playing outside until the sun went down. No matter what we were doing we always had fun bossing around Ashley and little Bobby. I hope you knew that you always had a special place in my heart and I will miss you! I love you now and always Cuz. Ginger

Ginger White, Raleigh, NC

Our most sincere condolences to the family.

Tom and Connie Glaser, Savannah , GA

So many heartfelt messages are coming in for you Debbie. You are being held in thought and prayer by all your industry colleagues.

Liz Olsson, Roswell, GA

Debbie, Our deepest condolences. Please know that you and the kids are in our thoughts. I will always remember the fun times I had with you and Stevie. If we can do anything, please let us know. Sincerely, Andrew and Krista White

Andrew and Krista White, Apple Valley, UT

I am so sorry to hear the news. I graduated with Stevie and knew him to be a really great guy. I am so sorry for your loss ,but I am sure Stevie will watch over you and his children for the rest of your lives.

Jennifer Boaen cone, Savannah , GA

Sending love and sympathy from the entire Mills Family. We pray for strength for you all.

Mills Family, Atlanta, GA

My condolences to the Hughes family for the loss of your dear loved one. During this most difficult time, may your hearts be comforted by Jehovah God's promise to swallow up death forever and to wipe away the tears from all faces(Isaiah 25:8). Also during the days to come, may Steven's sweet memories fill your hearts with joy and peace.

Thomas, Snellville, Ga.

Thoughts and prayers to Steven's family and friends. I feel fortunate to have known Steven by working side-by-side with him on the OAUG. I am so sorry for your loss and he will certainly be missed.

Molly Whobrey, Atlanta, GA

So sorry for your loss you. You are in my prayers.

Chuck iler, Statesboro , Ga

“A strong friendship doesn’t need daily conversation, doesn’t always need togetherness, as long as the relationship lives in the heart, true friends will never part.” Steven was a great OAUG friend. In deepest sympathy to the Hughes family.

Donna Rosentrater, Venice, FL

Roy and I want to express our deepest sympathy. Our prayers and love to all of you.

, ,

On behalf of his Oracle Applications User Group (OAUG) family, please accept our heartfelt condolences. Steve was a great leader at OAUG and I was fortunate to have know him since early 2000s. He always encouraged volunteers like me with his endearing smile, words of wisdom and friendly nature. RIP Steve!

Mohan Dutt, Cupertino, CA

My prayers are with you Debbie and your familly.

Shelley Walz, Atlanta, GA

Please know that I am so sorry for your loss. Your family was always so sweet to me while growing up with Stevie. I have fond memories of spending time with him and the Hughes family. I know he will be greatly missed. The Stribling/Parker family will continue to pray for you all as you face the days ahead. May God make Himself more evident in your lives than ever before and may His peace overwhelm you during this time. I love you all.

Dyanne Stribling Parker, Asheville , NC

My condolences to the Hughes Family on the passing of your loved one. Please know that your loss is shared and that our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ will resurrect those who fall asleep in death. May fond memories linger in your hearts forever. Please visit www.jw.org

Henry, Lawrenceville, GA

I spent many dats working with Steven and the OAUG. I will miss his wisdom, and sense of humor. God Bless the Hughes family.

Anne Ristau Cooper, Griffin, GA

Debbie, You and your sweet children have been in my thoughts and prayers. I'm so sorry for your loss. Please let me know if there is anything I can do for you - I'm always at school if you need me. Take care, Becky

Becky Bethel, Savannah, Ga

We would like to express our sincere condolences to you and your family.

Ruthie and Jon Figgins and family, Savannah, Ga

Debbie, you and the children are in my thoughts and prayers. Please know that if I can do anything for you and the family, just give me a call! Love, Gail Gordon

Gail Gordon, Ellabell, Ga.

I will remember Stevens welcome smile, his love for life and his great sense of style. He leaves behind people who respected him and enjoyed his company. Our thoughts go to you all at this time. Margaret and John Bushell (an Aussie mate).

John bushell, Adelaide , SA

We are so saddened to hear this. He was such a nice man. Debbie, we are praying for you and the kids and the rest of your families.

Regina Rahimi, Savannah, Ga

Elaine, it has been so many years since I have seen you and Bobby. I am so sorry for your loss. You and your family will stay in my prayers. God Bless each one of you

Judy Salter, Ladson, SC

Very sorry o hear about your loss. Please accept my condolences. I will pray for his soul to rest in peace. Ketan

Ketan Thanki, Katy, TX

Bobby, Elaine, Ashley, Bobby Jr Words cannot express the hurt and pain I feel for each of you. Hold on to your memories, and let them guide you during this time of sadness. I loved Stevie and I will always miss him. .

Marie Iler White, Savannah, Ga

Please accept my condolences. I am so sorry for your loss. Steven was such an easy going person and a lot of fun to be with during our time at the OAUG Board functions. I will remember him fondly.

Joe Imbimbo, Pittsburgh, PA

Stevie, you were so kind to me always. I love you, Judd

Judd, Tryon, NC

Steven Ray Hughes, 46, went to be with his Lord on March 12, 2017. He was known for living life to the fullest. He was always on the go and spontaneous. He was a loving husband, father, son, brother, and friend.

He is survived by his wife, Deborah Henderson Hughes; four children, Henderson, Madeleine, Thayer, and Weston; his parents, Bobby and Elaine Hughes; two brothers, Ashley Hughes (Jennifer) and Bobby Hughes; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.

Stevie was a 1989 graduate of Calvary Day School. He attended Georgia Southern University and graduated from the University of Mississippi, “Ole Miss”, where he was a member of Kappa Alpha Fraternity. He remained active with Ole Miss through his participation on the Political Science Advisory Committee.

He had a successful career with Meeting Expectations operating the Oracle Associated Users Group and was the owner/operator of Skidaway Steamers.

Stevie had a passion for being on the water, travel and various sporting events. He loved sharing this love with his children and family. He was loved dearly and he loved others unconditionally. His immediate and extended family will continue to celebrate his life. We love you more – 360.

The family will receive friends on Wednesday from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm at Fox & Weeks Funeral Directors, Hodgson Chapel.

The funeral service will be held at 1:30 pm on Thursday, March 16, 2017, at Skidaway Island Presbyterian Church.

Pallbearers will be Stacy Taylor, Joe Tucker, Scott Mills, Michael Brown, Garner Creel, Dorian Barja, Douglas Henderson, and Gordon Garner.

Interment will be private.

The family suggests remembrances be made to the Coastal Conservation Association of Georgia – Stevie Hughes Memorial Fund, c/o Sea Island Bank, 15 Lake St., Suite 170, Savannah, GA 31411-2972.

Please sign our on-line guest book at www.foxandweeks.com

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Debbie, My thoughts and prayers are with you and your children. I wish I was in Savannah to help in some way. I am so so sorry. Love, Lenore

Lenore Livingston, San Mateo, CA

Debbie, I'm so sorry. I can't imagine. I'm thinking of you and your family. Please let us know how we can help. Phurba.

Phurba Gyalzen, San Francisco, CA

Candle tribute lit by Dietmar Neugebauer DOAG German Oracle User Group — Alabama

Debbie, my deepest sympathies to you and your family on your loss.

Eric DeRose, Los Angeles, CA

Debbie, my heart breaks for you and your family during this difficult time. You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Tracy Fleming, , MD

My deepest sympathies are with your entire family during this dark time. You'll be in my thoughts.

Costrini, Savannah, Ga

Debbie, My thoughts are with you and your family during this time. There aren't words to express but I want you to know that we are thinking of you.

Dena Cusick, north carolina,

Candle tribute lit by Jamie West — North Carolina

Sending prayers for the Lord's comfort and peace during this difficult time. I am so sorry for your loss.

Denise Malmberg, Raleigh, NC

Debbie my deepest sympathy for your loss; will keep you and your family in my prayers.

Phyllis White, Raleigh, NC

We are so sad for your loss. Even thou we did not know him, from what we read he must have a wonderful son, husband, father and friend to many. We hope that God will wrap his arms around you and help you thru this time of healing. You are in our prayers.

Jimmy & Myrtle Hall, Springfield, Ga.

Like many have already said, it is your smile Steven we will miss. As a member of the wider user group community, I have met Steven over many years. Prayers for the family he was so proud of.

Debra Lilley, Belfast, UK

I am so sorry to hear of your family's loss. I got to know Steven through his service to the University of Mississippi. Steven was a wonderful person and truly cared about Ole Miss. He spoke to current students when he visited about careers and was always interested in hearing news about the University. On behalf of Ole Miss, I want to extend my sincere condolences to the Hughes family. Our thoughts are with you.

Rich Forgette, Oxford, MS

Candle tribute lit by Cathrine Randrup Wagner — Alabama

I had the pleasure of working with Steven for several years as his counterpart in another Oracle user group (Quest International Users Group). I always enjoyed working with Steven and we often exchanged stories about our families. I am very sorry for your loss. Please share my deepest sympathy with the entire family.

Jonathan Vaughn, Lexington, KY

My sincerest condolences go out to your family, it's never easy losing someone in death. May you take comfort in God's promise found at Revelation 21:4, which says "he will wipe out every tear from their eyes, and death will be no more, neither will mourning nor outcry nor pain be anymore. The former things have passed away.” This verse brought me peace when I experienced loss, I hope it can do the same for you. May the memories you have give you strength during this difficult time.

Jae Mckenzie , Savannah , GA

Debbie, we are so saddened to hear of Steven's passing. Please know that you and your family are in our prayers.

Paul Baker, Macon, GA

Praying for you all ?

Jean polk, Pooler , Ga

WE are thinking on you.

Walter und Ingrid Pürschl, Gratwein-Strassengel, Austria,

Sending my thoughts, love, and prayer to all of the family. My heart breaks for yall. Deepest condolences

Jill Sullivan , Savannah, GA

Debbie, Please accept my sincerest sympathies for your loss. I will continue to lift your family in prayer as you go through this difficult time. My love and hugs to you al. Sara Jane

Sara Jane Doubleday, Pooler, GA

Debbie, sending tons of love and prayers to you and your family from not only myself, but the entire Charleston office.

Pam Williams, Charleston, SC

Debbie, my deepest sympathies to you and your family. I am so sorry for your loss and wish you comfort and peace.

Virginia Brown, Brunswick, GA

Aunt Laine, Uncle Bobby, Debbie & family: So sorry to hear the news about Stevie Sunday. I will keep all of you in my prayers and thoughts as you go through this difficult time. May the peace of God be with you. Love you so much!

Dwayne White, New Orleans, LA

Wishing the Hughes family much love and peace during this difficult time.

Saffa and Paul Sleet, New York, NY

I met and worked with Steven through my position with the College of Liberal Arts at Ole Miss. I am so very sorry for you and your family's loss. Steven brought so much to every endeavor of his life. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. Ron Wilson

Ron Wilson, Oxford, MS

I am saddened by the lose of this wonderful sweet young man. As his sixth grade teacher, I have sweet memories of his beautiful smile and gentle nature.

Gail murphy, Savannah, Ga.

I am saddened by the lose of this wonderful sweet young man. As his sixth grade teacher, I have sweet memories of his beautiful smile and gentle nature.

Gail murphy, Savannah, Ga.

Stevie- I can’t believe you are gone. I am sorry we were unable to meet up at the Landings last year. I would have loved to see you and spend time with you and your family. I tried reaching out to you last month and wish you would have responded. We had so many good times together!! I can remember your mom’s fluffy egg sandwiches and yummy pineapple cream cheese sandwiches during the summertime, and us playing outside until the sun went down. No matter what we were doing we always had fun bossing around Ashley and little Bobby. I hope you knew that you always had a special place in my heart and I will miss you! I love you now and always Cuz. Ginger

Ginger White, Raleigh, NC

Candle tribute lit by Mark Bentley — Maine

Candle tribute lit by Lisa hughes alexander — Texas

Candle tribute lit by Ginger White — North Carolina

Our most sincere condolences to the family.

Tom and Connie Glaser, Savannah , GA

So many heartfelt messages are coming in for you Debbie. You are being held in thought and prayer by all your industry colleagues.

Liz Olsson, Roswell, GA

Candle tribute lit by Melissa & Andrew Bowen — Georgia

Debbie, Our deepest condolences. Please know that you and the kids are in our thoughts. I will always remember the fun times I had with you and Stevie. If we can do anything, please let us know. Sincerely, Andrew and Krista White

Andrew and Krista White, Apple Valley, UT

I am so sorry to hear the news. I graduated with Stevie and knew him to be a really great guy. I am so sorry for your loss ,but I am sure Stevie will watch over you and his children for the rest of your lives.

Jennifer Boaen cone, Savannah , GA

Sending love and sympathy from the entire Mills Family. We pray for strength for you all.

Mills Family, Atlanta, GA

My condolences to the Hughes family for the loss of your dear loved one. During this most difficult time, may your hearts be comforted by Jehovah God's promise to swallow up death forever and to wipe away the tears from all faces(Isaiah 25:8). Also during the days to come, may Steven's sweet memories fill your hearts with joy and peace.

Thomas, Snellville, Ga.

Thoughts and prayers to Steven's family and friends. I feel fortunate to have known Steven by working side-by-side with him on the OAUG. I am so sorry for your loss and he will certainly be missed.

Molly Whobrey, Atlanta, GA

Candle tribute lit by terri feusner — Georgia

So sorry for your loss you. You are in my prayers.

Chuck iler, Statesboro , Ga

Candle tribute lit by Tucker — Georgia

“A strong friendship doesn’t need daily conversation, doesn’t always need togetherness, as long as the relationship lives in the heart, true friends will never part.” Steven was a great OAUG friend. In deepest sympathy to the Hughes family.

Donna Rosentrater, Venice, FL

Roy and I want to express our deepest sympathy. Our prayers and love to all of you.

, ,

On behalf of his Oracle Applications User Group (OAUG) family, please accept our heartfelt condolences. Steve was a great leader at OAUG and I was fortunate to have know him since early 2000s. He always encouraged volunteers like me with his endearing smile, words of wisdom and friendly nature. RIP Steve!

Mohan Dutt, Cupertino, CA

My prayers are with you Debbie and your familly.

Shelley Walz, Atlanta, GA

Candle tribute lit by Dyanne Parker — North Carolina

Please know that I am so sorry for your loss. Your family was always so sweet to me while growing up with Stevie. I have fond memories of spending time with him and the Hughes family. I know he will be greatly missed. The Stribling/Parker family will continue to pray for you all as you face the days ahead. May God make Himself more evident in your lives than ever before and may His peace overwhelm you during this time. I love you all.

Dyanne Stribling Parker, Asheville , NC

My condolences to the Hughes Family on the passing of your loved one. Please know that your loss is shared and that our Lord and Savior Jesus Christ will resurrect those who fall asleep in death. May fond memories linger in your hearts forever. Please visit www.jw.org

Henry, Lawrenceville, GA

I spent many dats working with Steven and the OAUG. I will miss his wisdom, and sense of humor. God Bless the Hughes family.

Anne Ristau Cooper, Griffin, GA

Debbie, You and your sweet children have been in my thoughts and prayers. I'm so sorry for your loss. Please let me know if there is anything I can do for you - I'm always at school if you need me. Take care, Becky

Becky Bethel, Savannah, Ga

Candle tribute lit by Dwayne White — Louisiana

We would like to express our sincere condolences to you and your family.

Ruthie and Jon Figgins and family, Savannah, Ga

Debbie, you and the children are in my thoughts and prayers. Please know that if I can do anything for you and the family, just give me a call! Love, Gail Gordon

Gail Gordon, Ellabell, Ga.

I will remember Stevens welcome smile, his love for life and his great sense of style. He leaves behind people who respected him and enjoyed his company. Our thoughts go to you all at this time. Margaret and John Bushell (an Aussie mate).

John bushell, Adelaide , SA

Candle tribute lit by Keane Thummel Trucking — Iowa

We are so saddened to hear this. He was such a nice man. Debbie, we are praying for you and the kids and the rest of your families.

Regina Rahimi, Savannah, Ga

Elaine, it has been so many years since I have seen you and Bobby. I am so sorry for your loss. You and your family will stay in my prayers. God Bless each one of you

Judy Salter, Ladson, SC

Very sorry o hear about your loss. Please accept my condolences. I will pray for his soul to rest in peace. Ketan

Ketan Thanki, Katy, TX

Bobby, Elaine, Ashley, Bobby Jr Words cannot express the hurt and pain I feel for each of you. Hold on to your memories, and let them guide you during this time of sadness. I loved Stevie and I will always miss him. .

Marie Iler White, Savannah, Ga

Candle tribute lit by Ricky Weathers and Family — Georgia

Please accept my condolences. I am so sorry for your loss. Steven was such an easy going person and a lot of fun to be with during our time at the OAUG Board functions. I will remember him fondly.

Joe Imbimbo, Pittsburgh, PA

Stevie, you were so kind to me always. I love you, Judd

Judd, Tryon, NC


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