Nathan E. â€śTatyâ€ť Hughes, 81, of Big Spring, died Friday, Aug. 10, 2012, at his residence. Graveside funeral services will be held at 10:30 a.m. Monday, Aug. 13, 2012, at the Peace Chapel at Trinity Memorial Park with the Rev. Joey Bacon officiating.
The family will receive friends from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 12, 2012, at the funeral home.
Nathan was born Jan. 1, 1931, in Martin County, Texas and married Geraldine Caughey Jan. 3, 1986, in Midland.
He lived and farmed in Knott and moved to Big Spring in the 1950s. He worked for Cosden Refinery and retired as an operator after 38 years. He was a Christian.
Survivors include his wife, Deanie Hughes of Big Spring; one daughter, Linda A. Huston and husband, Rick of Gilmer; one step-son, Mitch Gill and wife, Stacia of Big Spring; and one brother, Calvin â€śBudâ€ť Hughes and wife, Joe of Knott.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Alvie and Audie Hughes; one sister, Gelene King; and one son, Gary Hughes.
The family suggests memorials be made to a favorite charity.
Arrangements under the direction of Nalley-Pickle & Welch Funeral Home & Crematory of Big Spring. Online condolences can be made at: www.npwelch.com