Funeral Service for Gordon Hughes age 87 of Neligh, NE will be 10:00 am Saturday, February 20, 2016 at United Methodist church in Neligh, NE with Pastor Bob Dainton, Officiating. Burial in Laurel Hill Cemetery. Visitation will be Friday, February 19, 2016 5:00 - 8:00 pm at Beyer Snider Memorial Funeral Home in Neligh. Gordon passed away on February 15, 2016 at Antelope Memorial Hospital in Neligh. Beyer Snider Memorial Funeral Home is handling arrangements. in lieu of flowers memorials can be directed to Senior Center or Laurel Hill Cemetery Gordon Adair Hughes was born on November 3, 1928 to Orville and Bessie (Jackson) Hughes at Neligh, NE. He graduated with the Class of 1945 from Neligh High School. He entered the United State Army on March 28,1951. He was in the Korean War and was discharged March 3,1953. He served as a Platoon Sgt in the 24th Infantry Division Combat Engineers. On March 19, 1954 he was united in marriage to Nadene Fallesen. Gordon farmed in Antelope County all his life. Gordon was member of Farm Bureau – past president, District 15 School Board, Fair Board, ASC Committee man and chairman, former Treasurer of Neligh Township Board. He loved sports particularly the New York Yankees and Nebraska Cornhuskers. He dearly loved his family and spending time with them. Survived by his wife, Nadene of Neligh, NE. Children: Dennis (Jean) Hughes of Lincoln, NE, Dawn (Jim) Zieg of Lincoln, NE, Kathy (Ken) Jisa of Lincoln, NE, Cheryl (Vern) Powers of Lincoln, NE, and Lori (Nathan) Meisgeier of Omaha, NE. 16 grandchildren and 5 great grandchildren. Preceded in death by his parents, brothers: Douglas, James; sister: Gail Schrader.