Celebrating the Life of Duane Hughes

DEPARTMENT COMRADES, WE IN THE POST 6785 FAMILY AND THOSE OF DISTRICT 11, SHARE WITH YOU THE PASSING OF A FINE VFW LIFE MEMBER AND SERVANT TO VETERANS OF ALL STRIPE, PAST COMMANDER (3 TIMES) DUANE HUGHES.

DUANE HAD BEEN IN ILL HEALTH OF LATE AND PASSED IN THE PRESENCE OF FAMILY JUST SHORT OF 2100 HOURS, JULY 12, 2020 AT VA HOSPITAL SEATTLE. WE EXTEND TO THE HUGHES FAMILY OUR SINCEREST CONDOLENCES AND PRAYERS FOR THE COMING DAYS AHEAD.

WE REMEMBER DUANE WITH GREAT FONDNESS, THE CHEER HE ALWAYS HAD AND DISPLAYED UNDER HIS VFW SERVICE CAP !

A SERVANTS SERVANT TO ALL VETERANS HE MET, THE NEXT CONVENTION UPSTAIRS WILL FIND HIM IN THE SECOND ROW AISLE MOST LIKELY

HERE IS A PIC OF DUANE AT CORNUCOPIA , KENT WASHINGTON 3 DAY CRAFT FAIR, HE SIGNED UP MORE VFW MEMBERS OVER AT LEAST 20+ YEARS AT THIS COMMUNITY EVENT (INCLUDING ME 17 YEARS AGO), HE IS FLANKED BY POST MEMBERS RICK WEST (LEFT) AND BOB BRUNS (RIGHT) A COUPLE OF YEARS BACK…….

 

Please send donations to:

Duane Hughes Family C/O Kimberly Kent
4428 South 164th Street  Unit A
Tukwilla, WA  98188

Or Donate in Honor of Duane to:

    VFW Department of Washington – Honoring Duane Hughes
    ATTN:  Small Houses-Orting Soldiers Home – Homeless Veterans Program
    5213 Pacific Hwy E.
    FIFE, WASHINGTON 98424

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