Samuel Whittome Hughes, age 84 of Gates Mills, OH, died peacefully surrounded by family on July 10, 2017. He was born on July 27, 1932 to Earl W. and Marian C. Hughes as their only child. Sam attended University School, Williams College and got his MBA from Case Western Reserve University. He passed his CPA exam shortly thereafter. He was a pilot (1st Lieutenant) in the USAF for nearly 3 years beginning in 1955. He was a CPA and later a consultant at Arthur Anderson. He dedicated his time and services as a USGA official for the Jr. Amateur golf programs both local and nationally. Sam was a Cleveland native who enjoyed watching all sports but especially his grandchildren's endeavors from grade school through their college years.
Sam was a loving father to Marian Hughes Lauer (James) of Gates Mills, Hilary Anne Anderson (Erick) of Shaker Hts. and Jennifer Hughes Clarke (Taylor) of Shaker Hts. He was the dear grandfather of Reilly (29), Hillary (26), Kendal (22), Kasidy (20), Lora (15), and Liam (13) and long time friend of Anne Kline of Pepper Pike.
The family prefers that those who wish may make contributions, in lieu of flowers, to Heartland Hospice, 4807 Rockside Road, Suite 110, Independence, OH 44131-2140 or to St. Paul's Episcopal Church, 747 Fairmount Blvd, Cleveland, OH 44106. Private family service. FRIENDS MAY CALL AT THE COUNTRY CLUB, 2825 LANDER RD., PEPPER PIKE, ON TUESDAY, JULY 18TH FROM 4PM-7PM. Interment, Lakewood Park Cemetery.
St. Paul's Episcopal Church