David Gregory Hughes of Avondale, Pennsylvania passed away at his home on Friday, November 22, 2019. He was 65 years old. Born in Akron, Summit County, Ohio, he was the son of John Hughes and Mildred Clawson Hughes.
David was the beloved husband of Christine Trumbull. In addition to his parents, John and Mildred Hughes, David is survived by his children, Michael Hughes (Kristin), Kathryn Hughes (Dino), Joseph Hughes (Angela), Sandra Hughes, Sarah Styer and Matthew Styer; 7 grandchildren and siblings, Marla Wheeland (Jay), Susan Hughes, Scott Hughes (Debbie).
David was the owner and operator of the local Servpro Franchise which he proudly ran with his son and partner, Michael. He included all of his children in his business and enjoyed working with them every day for over 25 years. He was an avid part of and contributor to the community. David was loved by many and easily made a friend out of a stranger.
David was an avid cook and although the food was wonderful, it was about being together as a family. He enjoyed riding his Harley, camping, mowing his lawn, watching movies and being in his barn.
David was a wonderful mentor to many, especially at Servpro. One of his favorite sayings was, "there are no stupid questions, the only stupid question is the one that isn’t asked". His door was always open to everyone and he was always willing to listen. His loss is felt by many and he will be truly missed.
A viewing will be from 9:00AM until 10:30AM on Tuesday, December 3, 2019 at the LONGWOOD FUNERAL HOME & CREMATION OF MATTHEW GENEREUX, 913 East Baltimore Pike, Kennett Square, Pennsylvania. A funeral service will be at 11:00AM at the EPISCOPAL CHURCH of the ADVENT, 401 North Union Street, Kennett Square. Burial will follow in Union Hill Cemetery. A reception will follow the burial in the hall at the Episcopal Church of the Advent.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations in David's name can be made to the Episcopal Church of the Advent -OR- Penn Medicine Hospice, 400 East Marshall Street, West Chester, PA 19348.
For those traveling, there are a block of hotel rooms reserved at the Hilton Garden Inn for your lodging. 610-444-9100 tel.