Darrell W. Hughes, 74, of Houston, Minn., died on Tuesday, September 11, 2018, at Valley View Healthcare and Rehab in Houston.
Darrell was born on June 7, 1944, in Winona, Minn., to Robert and Thelma (Overland) Hughes. He was raised in Wiscoy Valley in Winona County and was a 1962 graduate of Houston High School. Darrell served in the U.S. Army from 1966 to 1968, during the Vietnam War. Darrell worked at his father’s Shell Station in Houston until 1980. He then worked as a surveyor until his retirement. Darrell was a member of the Houston Fire Department. He loved fishing and his Ford cars.
Darrell is survived by two children, Bryan Hughes of New Hope, Minn., and Stephanie (Rob) Barnhill of Port Washington, Wis.; two grandchildren, TY and Caden Barnhill; siblings Dan (Rose) Hughes of Rochester, Minn., DeeAnn Pettyjohn of Owatonna, Minn., and Doug Hughes of Rushford, Minn.; a special friend, Wendy; and by many nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
There will be a memorial service for Darrell at 11 a.m. on Saturday, September 15, 2018, at Hoff Funeral and Cremation Service in Houston. Burial will be in the Money Creek Cemetery in Money Creek, Minn.
Visitation will be from 5-8 p.m. on Friday at Hoff Funeral and Cremation Service in Houston.
The family prefers memorials to be directed to the Houston Cancer Fund.