Mr. Royale “Pete” Oliver Hughes, 83, of 544 Wynn Road, Rowland, was born August 9, 1931 and departed this life on Tuesday, March 3, 2015 at his home. He is preceded in death by his parents: Mr. Raymond and Mrs. Jessie Hughes.
Mr. Hughes is survived by his wife: Mrs. Meta Hughes of the home; two sons: Mr. William Earl Kamalu of Rowland and Mr. Roy Oliver Jr. Quick of Lumberton; three daughters: Ms. Pamela Sue Jacobs of Maxton, Ms. Andrea K. Smith of Rowland, and Rev. Nancy C. Williamson of Rowland; three brothers: Mr. Buck Hughes, Mr. Tommy Hughes, and Mr. Jerry Hughes, all of Thomasville; a sister: Ms. Judy Lewis of Thomasville; 21 grandchildren; 20 great-grandchildren; and a host of relatives and friends.
The family will receive friends from 7-9 p.m., Thursday, March 5, 2015 at Locklear & Son Funeral Home.