August 13, 1950 ~ March 14, 2013

David A. Hughes, 62, of Vancouver, WA, passed away on March 14, 2013 in Portland, OR. He was born on Aug. 13, 1950 to Raymond and Lauretta (Pettis) Hughes in Williston, ND.
David served in the U.S. Army during the Vietnam War and received three Purple Hearts during his tour.
On Feb. 3, 1995, he married Carol Dyer in Vancouver.
David worked as an apartment manager for the Parkview Apartments in Vancouver until his retirement 4 years ago.
He was an avid hunter and fisherman and loved to go with his son, Michael.
David is survived by his wife, Carol, of Vancouver; son, Michael Hughes of Aloha, OR; his "pride and joy", granddaughter, Olivia Hughes; as well as numerous other family members.
There will be a graveside service held in the honor of David at Willamette National Cemetery, on Wed., March 20, 2013 at 3:00 p.m.
Family Memorial Mortuary in Gresham, OR is entrusted with arrangements.
Please sign his guest book at: www.columbian.com/obits.

Published in The Columbian on Mar. 19, 2013