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Rev. Edward R. Hughes
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Rev. Edward R. Hughes, 90, of Auburn, went home to be with the Lord on Tuesday, April 11, 2023 at Chapman Place in Fort Wayne. Edward was born May 8, 1932 in Warsaw, a son of the late George and Esther (Ballinger) Hughes. Edward was a graduate of Warsaw High School and then attended and graduated from Texas Bible College. Edward was a veteran of the United States Army and served in the Korean War. Edward had served as a pastor in Nashua, New Hampshire and then was the founder of the Auburn Pentecostal Church in 1976 serving for 44 years. He was a member of Abundant Life Church in Fort Wayne. He is survived by his wife Nesta Hughes of Auburn; sons and daughters-in-law, David and Karen Hughes of Bryan, Ohio, Floyd and Cathy Hughes of Harriman, Tennessee and John and Jody Hughes of Rosiclare, Illinois; step-daughters-and sons-in-law, Kim and Rev. David Smith of Friendly, West Virginia, Laurie and Chuck Tener of Albion and Lisa and Todd Parrish of New Haven; step-son and daughter-in-law, Randall and Cindy Kern of Memphis, Indiana; 10 grandchildren, Andrew, Darla, Vera, Brian, Lindsey, Dea, Sarah, John, Richard and Rebecca; 20 great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.; sister, Lilly Mae Wright of North Webster; He was preceded in death by his first wife, Patricia Hughes; three brothers, Melvin, Jerry and Richard Hughes; and a sister, Betty Hines. Funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. with visitation two hours prior from 12-2 p.m. on Tuesday, April, 18, 2023 at Pinnington Funeral & Cremation Services 502 N. Main Street, Auburn. Pastor Rich Brown will be officiating. Burial will be held in Woodlawn Cemetery, Auburn. Memorial donations may be made to Abundant Life Church.