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Robert David Hughes Jr.

February 8, 1991 ~ November 15, 2021 (age 30)

Obituary

Robert "Robbie" David Hughes Jr. - Beloved Son, Brother, Nephew, Cousin and Father - was born February 8, 1991 at Albany Medical Center in Albany NY to Rosemarie Hicks and Robert David Hughes Sr.

Robbie was well-loved for his light hearted demeanor and infectious smile that would light up any room. He was a humble, reserved and sensitive spirit who adored his family. A deeply loving and devoted father as well as caregiver to his Grandfather, at times, during his illness.    

He was an Albany City School District student who in his earlier years, enjoyed sports and played with the National Little League, Central Babe Ruth, Albany Pop Warner Maulers, Albany Youth Soccer, in addition to the VI CYO with Mike Gaffney. His career consisted of being a master drywall finisher, a member of the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades and he enjoyed working with his Dad finishing and taping houses.
   
He leaves to cherish his memory: Children, Robert David Hughes III (Trey), Robyn Cecilia Hughes, Roxanne Maye, Quaron Maye. Mother, Rosemarie Hicks (Billy) and Father Robert David Hughes Sr. His siblings Ashanti F. Hughes, Ronnie D. Hughes and Amani R. Hughes. Aunts and Uncles, Leroy G. Wilson Jr., Tabetha N. Wilson, Stephanie E. Wilson, Stephen C. Wilson, Ryan G. Wilson, Anika A. Bent-Albert, Kai N. Bent, Joseph S. Bent, Darlene Robinson, Vernette Pompey, and Robert Wilson. Great Aunts and Uncles, William "Bill" Williams, Donna Moore (Roger), Garth Slocum (Eileen), Abbey Wiles, (Donald) Grandparents  Daphne L. Wilson (Leroy). Predeceased by Grandparents Ronnie Bent, Herbert and Elizabeth Hughes. As well as a host of cousins' families and friends. Beloved Godson of Darlene Robinson and Ernest Latimer   

The visitation will be held at Elijah Missionary Church 70 Second Avenue Albany NY 12202 on November 22, 2021. Viewing at 10 a.m., service to follow. Burial service will take place at  Graceland Cemetery 680 Delaware Avenue Albany NY 12209.
 
Young Gifted and Black by Nina Simone 

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Services

Visitation
Monday
November 22, 2021

10:00 AM to 11:00 AM
Elijah Missionary Church
74 Second Ave,
Albany, NY 12202

Funeral Service
Monday
November 22, 2021

11:00 AM
Elijah Missionary Church
74 Second Ave,
Albany, NY 12202

Interment following funeral service
Monday
November 22, 2021

Graceland Cemetery
680 Delaware Ave
Albany, NY 12209

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