Mr. Joshua Hughes was born November 22,1977, to Debbie and Wayne Hughes in Fayetteville, North Carolina. Joshua was raised in Catawba, Virginia and was the first born of two children. He departed this life unexpectedly on Monday, August 30, 2021.
Josh as he was affectionately known attended Northside High School and Columbia Southern University. Upon completion of High School Josh enlisted into the United States Marine Corps where he served in various station and places over the course of his 20 year career. He retired on September 30,2016 at the rank of Gunnery Sergeant.
Josh had an infinite love for his family and friends and always followed through on promises. He enjoyed so many things life had to offer and touched so many lives with his contagious smile, laugher, and words of wisdom and encouragement like none other. He was well-known for his outgoing personality; allowing him to often engage in conversations with complete strangers with whom he would become dear friends. Josh lived life to the fullest and helped anyone who needed it. He was straight forward and to the point. You either loved or hated him for the same.
His favorite things to do were wood working, riding his motorcycle, fishing and traveling with his wife and family.
Josh leaves behind to cherish his memories his wife Misty; his sons Dakota Hughes and Devin Hughes; his step-daughters; Zoe Kroenke and Morgan Kroenke, his parents Wayne and Debbie Hughes, his sister; Jessi (Daniel) Bandy, his aunt; Wanda (Tony) St. Clair, his nephew Brodie, his niece Peityn and a host of friends and colleagues.
Visitation: 10:00-11:00 AM; Thursday; September 9, 2021 at Sauls Funeral Home in Bluffton, SC.
Memorial Service with Military Honors: 11:00 AM; Thursday; September 9, 2021 at Sauls Funeral Home in Bluffton, SC.
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