Dr. H.L. "Doc" Hughey
Memorial services for Dr. H.L. "Doc" Hughey, 90, of Lufkin will be held Tuesday, October 18, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at Christ Congregational Church with The Reverend Randall K. Green officiating. Private entombment will be held in the Garden of Memories Memorial Park Mausoleum prior to the services. Dr. Hughey was born December 3, 1925 in Navasota, Texas to the late Henry Boozer Hughey and Emma Lee (Cummins) Hughey, and died Saturday, October 15, 2016 at his residence. Dr. Hughey graduated from high school in Pittsburg, Texas in 1942. He earned his undergraduate degree from North Texas in 1944 and his DDS from Baylor College of Dentistry in 1947. He operated a private practice in Pittsburg from 1947 to 1955. Dr. Hughey served in the U.S. Air Force from 1955 to 1957, and then opened an office in Lufkin, where he practiced until his retirement in 1984. He was a founding member of Christ Congregational Church. Survivors include his wife of 29 years, Dorothy (Lee) Hughey of Lufkin; sons and daughters-in-law, Bob and Louise Hughey of Mansfield, Brian and Karen Hughey of Kingwood, and Michael and Michelle Hughey of Frisco; daughters and sons-in-law, Lee Ann and Steve VanAmburgh of Dallas, Lauri and Frank Butler of McKinney; son and daughter-in-law, Jon and Lisa Whitten of Dallas; grandchildren and spouses, Clay and Erin Hughey, Russell and Michelle Hughey, Robin and David Engelson, Laura Hughey, Austin Hughey, Jessica and Garrett Sechrist, Bradley Hughey, Sam VanAmburgh, Kate and Jere Thompson, Pete and Molly Van Amburgh, Mary Kendall Butler, Meredith and Jesse Zeringue, Luke Whitten, and Jake Whitten; and eight great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his parents; wife and daughter, Doris C. Hughey and Gayanne Hughey; and wife, Mildred Hughey. Honorary pallbearers will be Phillip Pate, Pete Smart, Vince Whitaker, Dr. David Glenn, and Jerry Highnote. Memorial contributions may be made to the Christ Congregational Church Building Fund, P.O. Box 27, Lufkin, Texas 75902. The family will welcome friends and loved ones from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. Monday evening at Carroway Funeral Home. Memories and condolences may be added at www.carrowayfuneralhome.com . Carroway Funeral Home, Lufkin, directors.
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