Dave Hughes life, lineage and legacy - as soldier, scholar, poet, pioneer and visionary. An autobiography encouraged by his family upon Colonel Dave's arrival into his 90s, of his long and varied life.
Colonel Dave Hughes passed away last eve, Oct 14th, 2021. He was 93.
Services for Colonel Hughes will be held on Nov 19th, noon, Fairview Cemetery, 1000 S. 26th Street Colorado Springs, CO 80904. Full military honors.
A Celebration of Life gathering will immediately follow the service at The WestSide Community Center, 1628 West Bijou Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80904.
In lieu of flowers, the family has asked donations be made to The WestSide Community Center, 1628 West Bijou Street, Colorado Springs, CO 80904.
Dave Hughes Obituary click here
(contact David son: david ATsign oldcolo.com)
A paper written by Haning Z. Hughes, language professor at the United States Air Force Academy, about her father and father-in-law in war. HERE
Link to HISTORY.OLDCOLO.COM, a collection of stories and historical information as part of being a founding member of the Old Colorado City Historical Society.