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Benjamin Leo Hughes

September 5, 2020


Benjamin Leo Hughes, 57

Benjamin Leo Hughes, 57 of West Portsmouth, died Saturday September 5, 2020 at Southern Ohio Medical Center.  He was born January 23, 1963 to the late Leo Harley Hughes and Kay Jean Pernell Ackerman.  He is also proceeded in death by his Father, Ronald “Butch” Ackerman, and a brother, Ronald Ackerman.

He was a retired Millwright Union worker and was an avid sports fan.

Benjamin is survived by his wife, Cathy Fitzgerald Hughes, whom he married September 9, 2005, 2 daughters; Mandy (Kyle) Whisman and Megan (Craig) McDowell, a step-daughter, Tiffany McNutt, a step-son, Shane McNutt and a brother, Harley “Deke” (Tammy) Hughes, 5 grandchildren; Kaeden, Jaxson, Braxton, Karter, and Owen, along with many more friends and family. 

Graveside services will be held 2:00 PM Friday, September 11, 2020 at Calvary Cemetery in Ironton with Father Huffman officiating.  Friends may call at the Roger W. Davis Funeral Home in West Portsmouth on Friday from 11 to 1:00 PM.  Condolences may be sent to

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September 11, 2020

11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Roger W. Davis Funeral Home
1310 3rd St
West Portsmouth, OH 45663

Graveside Service
September 11, 2020

2:00 PM
Calvary Cemetery
US Hwy 52
Ironton, OH 45638

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