William “Bill” C. Hughey

Apr 4th, 1939 - Oct 1st, 2019


Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home

Sat, Oct. 5th, 2019 10 am - 12 pm


Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home

Sat, Oct. 5th, 2019 12 pm


Oddfellows Cemetery

Sat, Oct. 5th, 2019

William “Bill” C. Hughey

William “Bill” C.  Hughey, 80, of Marion, formerly of West Chicago and West Dundee, passed away on Tuesday, October 1, 2019 at 8:31 pm lovingly surrounded by his family at Shawnee Christian Nursing Home.

Bill was born April 4, 1939, in Ashland, Mississippi the son of Albert Lavern and Beulah Mae (Skinner) Hughey.  He married Margie Jean Owens in Holly Springs, Mississippi on November 26, 1957 and together they have been blessed to shared over 61 years of marriage.

He retired from Chicago Rawhide in Elgin as a Quality Control Inspector.  Bill was a member of the Lake of Egypt 1st Christian Church, he was a very proud and active member of the Illinois Baptist Disaster Relief team.

He is survived by his loving wife Margie of Marion, son – Gary Hughey (Angela) of Woodstock, daughter – Katherine Mills (Jeffrey) of Creal Springs, 15 grandchildren, 15 great grandchildren, sisters – Iva May Holbrook, Odell Sims, Peggy Paine, brother – Zachary Wilson Hughey all of Ashland, Mississippi and several nieces and nephews.

Preceded in death by his Parents, youngest son – Markham E. Hughey, three brothers and two sisters.

Funeral services will be Saturday, October 5, 2019 at 12 pm at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home with Brother Leroy Waggoner officiating.  Burial will follow in Oddfellows Cemetery.  Visitation will be Saturday from 10 am until the time of the service at the funeral home.

For those who prefer memorials may be made to the Illinois Baptist Disaster Relief or Alzheimer’s Association.  Envelopes will be available and accepted at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home, 800 North Market Street, Marion, Illinois  62959.

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3 Guestbook Messages

  • Guest: Tedi Mikutis

    From: West Frankfort , Illinois

    Date: October 2, 2019

    Uncle Dub, The Best Mild Mannered Man. I have such Fine Memories of Our Families getting together often while growing up. That’s When Families Where Families !! Sending Condolences to His Wife, Aunt Marge and Children, Gary, Kathy and their Families, and To All That Loved W.C. The Best Uncle Ever Will Be Greatly Missed. I Love You All and May God Bless You All !!! All My Love,Tedi

  • Guest: Joe Stewart

    From: Elgin, Illinois

    Date: October 2, 2019

    Thanks Bill for the special memories, God bless your wonderful wife and family! RIP my friend!

  • Guest: Sam Thennis

    From: Longmont , Colorado

    Date: October 3, 2019

    Condolences from the entire IBM Family.