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Mr. Ernest Robert “Pa” Hughes (March 23, 1937- June 29, 2015)

“Devout Christian, Caring Husband, Good Parent, Honorable Citizen, Good Fellow, Cheerful Giver, Community Advocate. The Hughes, Currens, Tweh, Willie, Ihedioha, Solanke, and Forkpah, families announce with regrets the home-going of Mr. Ernest Robert “Pa” Hughes, Former Chief Accountant, Liberia Petroleum Refinery Corporation (LPRC), Former Chief Accountant, Air Liberia Authority (Defunct), an active community volunteer, a father to all and an outstanding citizen of the Republic of Liberia   Mr. Ernest Robert Hughes, affectionately called “Pa”, “Boy Ernest”, “Big Cuba”, and “Old Pa” passed away on Tuesday, June 30 as a result of heart complications.

“Pa” is predeceased by his loving and devoted wife of fifty-three (53) years Esther “Lady” Hughes.  He leaves to mourn his loss, his children Emmanuel “Papa” Hughes, Georgia-Mae “Musu” Hughes, Ernestine “Mercy” Hughes-Willie, and Ernest Robert “Bobby” Hughes. Grand & Great Grand Children: Several grand and great-grandchildren including: Chris Hughes, Martinus “Junior” Whitfield, Esther “Queen” Harris, Abraham “AB” Harris, Masanta Hariette Sheriff, Erene Mardea Hughes, Jeree Willie, Emmanuel Hughes, Joshua Hughes, Kymarra Hughes, Keshon Hughes, Ernest C.B. Hughes and Kristin Hughes. In-Laws: Victoria Williams (Michael) & Family, Rose Washington Bright (Marcus) & Family, Anna Solanke & Family, the Lucy Kortu  & Family and the Washington and Kennedy Sisters. Extended Families: Good Shepherd Episcopal Church Family, including Episcopal Church Men and Choir, Families of Sierra Leone, Great Britain, Gambia, and a host of other relatives and friends.
Friends & Neighbors: Mr. & Mrs. Molly Johnson, Mr. Clarence Nyekan Doe, Mr. William Saamoi, and the entire Paynesville Community. Former Employer & Associates: Liberia Petroleum Refinery Corporation, Air Liberia, Cellcom, and the Floral Association of Liberia


Wake Keeping (All tributes will be paid at the Wake)
Friday, July 31, 2015
6pm @ Good Shepherd Episcopal Church
Paynesville, Monrovia, Liberia

Celebration of Life Service
Saturday, August 1, 2012
10AM @ Good Shepherd Episcopal Church
Paynesville, Monrovia, Liberia

Duport Road Cemetery

Contacts (Liberia)
Ernest R. Hughes 011-(231)775974402/ 880974402                                                  Ben Solanke   011-(231)-777777744
Michael & Victoria Williams 011- (231)-88-648-6617

Contacts (USA)
Mr. & Mrs. Chris Hughes (469) 307-7708
Rose Bright   (240) 481-1977
Ernestine Hughes  (410) 717-3017
Georgia-Mae Hughes  (917) 601-9493                 
Emmanuel Hughes (651) 207-6895