Jacob W. Hughes, 24

Jacob W. Hughes, 24, of Wabash, died at 5:20 a.m., Saturday, Dec. 10, 2016, at Portage Community Hospital in Portage. 

He was born Sept. 27, 1992, in Wabash, to Robert and Dawn (Fleshood) Hughes.

Jacob was a 2012 graduate of Wabash High School and was a member of the New Life Baptist Church.  He enjoyed playing video games with his dad, watching Netflix with his mom, his cats and spending time with his brother, Derrick, watching football. 

He is survived by his parents, Rob and Dawn Hughes of Portage; brother, Derrick Hughes of Indianapolis; grandparents, Patricia and Larry Fleshood and Larry and Barbara Hughes, all of Wabash; great-grandmothers, Patsy Bolden of Dixon, Tenn., and Martha Gregory of Fort Wayne. 

Funeral services will be at 7 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 14, 2016, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Ave., Wabash, with Pastor Scott Johnston officiating.  Visitation will be 5-7 pm Wednesday, at the funeral home.

The memorial guest book for Jacob  may be signed at


Posted on 2016 Dec 13