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William Wightman Hughes

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William was born on December 5, 1941 and passed away on Thursday, April 12, 2018.

William was a resident of Sledge, Mississippi at the time of passing.

After attending boarding school at Battle Ground Academy in Franklin, TN, he received his B.S. degree from Vanderbilt University, where he was also a member of Phi Delta Theta Fraternity.

A graveside service will be held at 3 p.m., on Sunday, April 15, 2018 at Batesville Magnolia Cemetery, followed by interment in the cemetery. Visitation will be held from 2-3 p.m., on Sunday, April 15, 2018, at Dickins Funeral Home in Batesville, MS.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that memorial contributions may be made St., Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38103.