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Elmer Esmond Hughes

January 13, 1934 ~ March 8, 2019 (age 85)

Elmer Esmond Hughes, 85, passed from this earth on March 8, 2019.   He was born January 13, 1934 to E. Esmond and Inez Pickett Hughes.  He was married for 63 years to Yvonne Rae Linde and they were married in the St. George, UT temple on June 2, 1956.

Elmer’s first love was his family.  He taught school for thirty plus years, starting in Las Vegas, NV and eventually came back to his hometown where he grew up, and taught fifth grade in Mesquite, NV.  He loved trains, music and traveling.  He especially loved to sing and had joined the South Utah Heritage Choir. While with the choir, he enjoyed all of their adventures for many years.  He served a mission for the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter Day Saints to the Northwest region and while there, he hadn’t realize he had met his future bride, of now 63 years. After they were married, he was called into service for the United States Army and was later honorably discharged.  He attended school after his service.

He is preceded in death by his parents; E. Esmond and Inez Hughes.

Funeral Services will be held on Friday, March 15, 2019 at the Mesquite, NV LDS Stake Center on 100 N. Arrowhead Lane, Mesquite, NV 89027 at 11:00 a.m., with Viewing Services starting at 9:30-10:30 a.m. Graveside Services will be held after the Funeral Services at the Old Mesquite City Cemetery on 301 Hillside Drive, Mesquite, NV 89027.

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