Dr. Richard Lynn Hughes
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Dr. Richard Lynn Hughes, born on August 17, 1958, died on October 4, at 63 years of age.
He was a graduate of Hattiesburg High School, Hattiesburg MS, Mississippi State University, Starkville, MS and the University of Mississippi School of Dentistry in Jackson, MS. He relocated to Oak Ridge, TN in 1986 and opened his dental practice in Oliver Springs where he worked until his death.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jess and Margaret Hughes.
He is survived by his beloved son, Kyle Hughes of Knoxville, TN; two brothers, Wayne Hughes of Hattiesburg, MS and Glenn Hughes of Ocean Springs, MS, along with several nieces and nephews.
A private family graveside service is planned at a later date.
The family requests memorials be directed to the United Mitochondrial Disease Foundation, 8085 Saltsburg Rd. Suite 201, Pittsburgh, PA 15239, or at www.umdf.org, or to the donor's choice.