Tuesday, December 27, 2022

Obituary - Lincoln Robert Hughes

Lincoln was raised in the Milo area and graduated from Nevada High School in the Class of 1996. He knew from an early age that he wanted to be a farmer like his father and his grandfather. Lincoln and his father operated Hughes Family Farms which has operations in Missouri, Kansas, and Arkansas. He was featured in Fortune 500 magazine as a young leader in agriculture and was a part of the documentary depicting the life of an American Farmer called “Against the Grain”.

Lincoln had a great respect for nature and the outdoors. He enjoyed fishing and hunting with family and friends. There were lots of stories told and memories made about the deer camp, quail hunts & Lake of the Ozark’s boy’s weekends.

Lincoln had a huge heart and was always happy to help others and supported many organizations in the region including the Vernon County Youth Fair, Vernon County Cancer Relief, and The Children’s Center. When asked for help, it was common for him to simply say “how much do you need?”

Lincoln loved his family, with the union of his marriage to Trinnade Yount Hughes, they had three sons, Cody Maeson, Caleb Robert, and Cael Lincoln Hughes all of Nevada MO. Also, he is survived by two granddaughters Hadley Mae and Hallie Jo Hughes of Nevada MO. Besides his parent his survived by his sister Lara Hughes (Kit Davidson), and children Trenton, Catherine and Landon Johnson of Milo MO, Stephanie Johnson Lilley Columbia MO, Chad Johnson DC, Cassville MO, and Kiley Davidson Gravette AR. He also is survived by Nancy Hughes Lamar, MO, Janet Hughes, Nevada MO, David (Sibyl)Curry Celina Texas, Don Curry Nevada MO, Ronda Curry (Don Donnelley) Colchester VT and Cathy (Dan)Post Edmond OK. And host of cousins, family and friends. The family at this time wants to recognize the friendships and all the help they gave Lincoln during this journey in fighting cancer…Trinnade, Jacob Faibian, Ashley White and Jessica Medley.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents Raymond and Jeanell Hughes and Leonard and Nancy Curry. His uncles Raymond, Leroy and Ron Hughes and his aunt Gillian Curry.

Funeral Services will be held at 2:30 pm Thursday December 29,2022 at First Baptist Church in Nevada, MO with Mike Gage officiating. Burial will be at Milo Cemetery with Rev David Curry officiating. After the services, the family will hold a Celebration of Life at Elks Bingo Hall where family will receive friends and family for an afternoon of fellowship and dinner.

In lieu of flowers, memorials are suggested in Lincoln’s name to the Vernon County Youth Fair, Vernon County Cancer Relief or Children’s Center in care of Ferry Funeral Home Nevada MO

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