David Howard Hughes
David Howard Hughes
  • September 30, 1963 - October 6, 2016
  • Salisbury, Maryland

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David Howard Hughes died of cardiac arrest at his home in Parker, CO on Thursday, October 6, 2016. Born in Salisbury on September 30, 1963, he was the son of Don B. and Leslie White Hughes. He graduated from James M. Bennett Senior High School and Nashville Auto and Diesel College. His early years were spent on the family farm in Rockawalkin where he had his own vegetable garden and assisted with truck crops. His work experiences were in hazmat and environmental clean-up. More recently he owned and operated CDH Trucking and Excavating. David enjoyed life to the fullest, including deep sea fishing off the coast of Cabo and scuba diving in the Cayman Islands with his family. In recent years he discovered his love of motorcycling and spent much time riding in the Rockies and Southwest. In addition to his parents, he is survived by his son, Harrison of Parker, CO; a sister, Lucille Hughes of Easton; and her children, Leslie and Thomas Wagner of Baltimore; aunts and uncles, Charles and Southey Lord of Stuart, FL, George and Suzanne Harkins of Berlin, and Pete and Karen Hughes of Hebron; Harrison’s mother, Carol Dilworth Hughes of Highlands Ranch, CO; and a dear friend, Kim Knox of Englewood, CO; many cousins; and his dog Chester. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, W. Miller and Leslie Purnell White; Max and Miriam Blackiston Hughes; and aunt, Marsha Hughes Richards. Family will receive friends and visitors on Saturday, October 15, 2016 from 10am- 11am at Asbury United Methodist Church of Salisbury. A memorial service will follow at Asbury at 11am. In addition a Celebration of his life is being held in Parker, CO. In lieu of flowers donations may be made in memory of David to the Joseph House Workshop, P.O. Box 1755, Salisbury, MD 21802.