Al Hughes
May 21, 1942 - March 14, 2021
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Alberto Ricardo "Al" Hughes, 78, husband of Begona Hughes, passed away on Sunday, March 14, 2021. Born in Barranquilla, Colombia, South America, he was the son of the late Raymond and Carmen Polifroni Hughes. Prior to retirement, Al was the owner and operator of Residential Maintenance and Repairs. In addition to his wife of 30…

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Monica Maxie left a message on October 5, 2021:
My deepest condolences to the Hughes/Robinson family. I am so sorry to hear of Al's passing. He was always such a big personality with a huge laugh and smile. Some of my fondest memories include Al and Begona. I know he will be missed. Sending peace and love.
Tara Loftis left a message on March 23, 2021:
Begona and family, I just viewed the beautiful tribute video of Mr. Hughes. You can easily see that he lived a  happy and blessed life.  He was smiling in every picture!   In the days to come, I will be praying for you and hope that you will find peace.  
Connie Chandler left a message on March 22, 2021:
Begona that was such a beautiful memorandum of Al, Soooo beautiful . My prayers are with you and your family always remember, A moment last all of a second but the memory lives on forever.
Cathy Fickling left a message on March 22, 2021:
So sorry to hear about Al!!! Oh my goodness, he was such a card every time he came into the bank in Mauldin! We will miss seeing his face, and we will keep his family in our prayers as you get through this tough time! From First Citizens Bank gals in Mauldin
Michael & Sheila Watt left a message on March 17, 2021:
Our family extends sympathy to the family. Al was one of my favorites at Food Products/Piemonte/TPP many years ago. He was kind, considerate, easy going, and always treated his subordinates with respect. I bumped in to him a couple of times since and he never changed. That smile will never leave us. Super guy... I hate to see him pass. We'll all keep him in our memories and his family in our hearts.
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Keith and Diane Fallon left a message on March 16, 2021:
Our deepest sympathy and prayers to Begona and Family.  Al will be truly missed by all who knew him.
El cielo ha recibido un nuevo miembro.

Leah Fowler left a message on March 16, 2021:
Al was the sweetest gentleman and had a big heart for sure! He loved talking to everyone and making you smile. I will never forget the time we all went to dinner at Miyabi's  he told them it was my Birthday, when it wasn't, so i would get a cake and they would sing to me. He loved to make you laugh. And I loved how he was always asking about my precious husband and how Donnie was doing.. You will be missed Mr. Al for sure, please tell Donnie I love and miss him too! Your friend Leah 
Lowery Smith left a message on March 16, 2021:
Al has been a real friend for over 25 years.  He served his country as a helicopter pilot in Vietnam.  You could always depend on him.  You would never meet a friendlier person and he did not hide his opinion on anything.  RIP Al.
Mary Ann Linning left a message on March 16, 2021:
Al was a dear friend and person.  Always reliable to fix anything at my house or my clients' homes.
He knew everything about houses and construction and was the Best.
 Al always talked with such praise and love about his wife Begona and his children & grandchildren & his faith
   in God and his Church .
I am so saddened about losing Al.  He was a wonderful man and will be missed.
Clarence Blankenship left a message on March 16, 2021:
Begona and family, I was saddened to hear the news of Al's death. I have good memories of waiting on Al in the plumbing business. He was a good customer and I treasure his friendship. Please know that you and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.
Clarence Blankenship
Hannah Gowers left a message on March 15, 2021:
One memory I will never forget about Mr. Al was when I had just turned 10. Before I turned 10 he would always tell me I'm gonna be the big one O soon. I was having a birthday party on my 10th birthday. He pulled up to my drive way and I ran up to him and said "Mr. Al Mr. Al I'm the big one O, can you believe that!" as I said that he just had a huge smile on his face. He brought so much joy!
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