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David Hughey



Blacksburg, SC — Dexter David Hughey, 72, of 805 W. Lime Street, peacefully walked into the arms of Jesus on Sunday morning, March 13, 2022 at Upstate Community Hospice House in Landrum.

Born in Gaffney, he was the husband of Margie Sexton Hughey and son of the late Cecil Willis and Alma Parris Hughey Willis. He retired from Hamrick Mills and was a member of Cherokee Gospel Tabernacle. He enjoyed the mountains, fishing, collecting knives, singing and listening to good music, especially singing with his nephew Rick Jolly, but nothing made him happier than his family, especially his grandchildren, great-grandchildren and great-great grandchildren.

Surviving in addition to his wife are his children, Christie Augustine of Cowpens, David Ellis (Lisa), Patricia Henson (Keith) and Lynn Patterson (Shane), all of Gaffney; grandchildren, James Mitchell Coker, III (Jeanette), Joshua Aubrey Coker (Joanna), Jeffrey Shane Patterson, Jr. (Shahna), Christine Emma Henson Raines (Jayson Brown), Jesse Lynn Patterson and Summer Skyle Caudill (Matt); great-grandchildren, Lester Paul Din (Gladys), Gabrielle Angelika Din, Jaleigh Elizabeth Lynn Patterson, Tytonn Andrew Shane Patterson, Sarah Elizabeth Coker, Jayten Shane Fowler, Jana Mae Coker, Brody Jaxon Patterson and Rowan Alexander Coker; great-great- grandchildren, David Jacob Din and Ezekiel John Din. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by several brothers and sisters, and one greatgrandchild, Stephen Jacob “Jake” Kimbrell.

Graveside services were held at 4 p.m. on Thursday, March 17, 2022 in the Crestview Baptist Church Cemetery with Pastor D. J. McBee, Preacher Raymond Byrd and Dr. Greg Little officiating. The family received friends following the service at the graveside.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to: Agape Hospice, 1060 Boiling Springs Road, Spartanburg, SC 29303.

The family will be at the residence, 805 W. Lime Street, Blacksburg, SC 29702.

An online guest register is available at

Blakely Funeral Home & Crematory, Gaffney, SC

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