James H. McHughs, 89, of Benton went to be with his Lord and Savior on March 27, 2014. He attended college at Arkansas State Teachers where he played basketball. James was the Chief of Reservoir Regulations for Arkansas, Texas, and Oklahoma.
James was preceded in death by his daughter, Linda McHughs and his brother, Joe T. Smith of North Little Rock.
He leaves behind his loving wife of 67 years, Ann McHughs of Benton; a son, Bill McHughs and wife Kay of Hot Springs, granddaughters, Kelley Ann West of Los Angeles and Ashley Kay Malott and husband Jeff of Springdale, along with great grandchildren, Rachel Saunders, Montana Saunders, Justin Malott, and Mathew Malott.
A graveside service will be held at 1 p.m., Tuesday, April 1, at Pinecrest Memorial Park in Alexander with Bro. Jason Tallent officiating.
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Family Comments: The family would like to extend a special thanks for the wonderful care that he received at Quapaw Nursing Home in Hot Springs where he spent his last months.