Michael Robert Hughes, 62, Smith Center, died Wednesday, Dec. 13, 2017, at his home.

He was born Sept. 13, 1955, in Smith Center to Verla Mae (Stanhope) and Robert Duane Hughes.

Survivors include a brother, Mitchell Hughes and wife, Donelle, Smith Center; two nieces, Alaina Hughes and Matt LaBarge, Smith Center, and Aurielle Berry and husband, David, Hays; a nephew, Anden Hughes and wife, Sierra, Hays; his great-nephews, Gavin, Justin and Braxton Hughes; a great-niece, Zaylee Hughes; a uncle, Donald Hughes and wife, Wilma, Smith Center; a aunt, Marilyn Hughes, Smith Center; several cousins and a multitude of friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his uncles, Mason Stanhope, Lile Goebel and Charles Hughes; his aunts, Faye Goebel and Maxine Rush; and his cousins, Paul Goebel and Linda (Hughes) Relihan.

Services will be at 10:30 a.m. Saturday at Smith Center High School; private family inurnment will take place at a later date in Fairview Cemetery, Smith Center.

There will not be a public visitation as cremation was chosen. 

Memorials are suggested to Mike Hughes Memorial Fund in care of All Faiths Funeral Chapel, Smith Center.

Condolences can be sent to the family at www.allfaithsfuneralchapel.com