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“I remember Uncle Jay, what I called him, as a great great man. I lived about half mile away from his horse farm. I started working for him in 1965,...Read More »
1 of 11 | Posted by: Arthur Brenneman - Dover, PA

“I phoned Jay today August 2nd to wish him a Happy Birthday. When the phone was disconnected I had a very bad feeling I had lost a dear friend and...Read More »
2 of 11 | Posted by: Montie Eagle - Carlisle, PA

“A little late in hearing of the passing of Jay. He was a good friend and a real competitor. Always wore that number 99 when he raced. My wife Sandy...Read More »
3 of 11 | Posted by: Randy Glick - Whitesboro, TX

“Mr. Hughes was a wonderful neighbor and friend to my family especially my Dad, Ken Border Sr. He was a true gentleman and I'm glad he is with...Read More »
4 of 11 | Posted by: Kathy Border Holtzapple - Dover, PA

“I've known Jay since back when I was in high school in '83. I'd often walk down to his car lot after school and talk horses and cars. I...Read More »
5 of 11 | Posted by: Connie Writer - Dover, PA

“We lost a legend,from the reservation to war to a great car salesman I always said if anyone wanted to write a book it would have to be about your...Read More »
6 of 11 | Posted by: Jeff Kroeker - Dover, PA

“A good neighbor. A man full of interesting stories and reflections of an interesting life. ”
7 of 11 | Posted by: Lisa Kroeker

“He was one of kind, always happy to see people, he will be missed by everyone who knew him, Abby and I will surely miss him, Rest in peace Jay, ”
8 of 11 | Posted by: Abby and Jeff Hyser - York, PA

“I am sad to hear of the passing of Waits J Hughes, Jr. Uncle Jay was my father's older brother and my godfather. He was a self made man, a veteran,...Read More »
9 of 11 | Posted by: Denise "Dee" Hughes - Winsted, CT

10 of 11 | Posted by: Greg Leib

“Jay, You will alays be remembered to me by your daily funny jokes, your salesmanship, and most importantly, your way of always looking at the bright...Read More »
11 of 11 | Posted by: Greg Leib - PA

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Waits was born on August 2, 1926 and passed away on Monday, May 15, 2017.

Waits was a resident of Pennsylvania.

Mr. Hughes was an avid horseman and a US Merchant Marine Veteran of WWII.

Funeral services and burial will be private. Heffner Funeral Chapel Crematory Inc. 1551 Kenneth Road York.