Welcome to the memorial page for

William "Bill" Patrick Hughes

July 2, 1937 ~ August 24, 2017 (age 80)

William Patrick “Bill” Hughes, 80, of Amarillo, passed away on Thursday, August 24, 2017 in Amarillo.

Memorial Mass will be 10:00 a.m. Thursday, August 31, 2017 at St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church Chapel with Rev. John Valdez as celebrant. Arrangements are by Schooler Funeral Home, 4100 S. Georgia.

William was born on July 2, 1937 in Syracuse, New York to Patrick and Anne Walker Hughes.  In Bill’s younger years, he was an avid outdoorsman and shooter.  He was very active in coin collecting and the NRA. On June 27, 1981, he married the love of his life, Marie Antoinette Vallone. They travelled the world together and had many adventures.  Bill and Marie were supporting members of the Italian Club in Amarillo.  She preceded him in death on April 7, 2017.  He was a member of St. Thomas the Apostle Catholic Church.

William is survived by one sister, Arlene Hughes of Baldwinsville, NY; one brother, Robert Hughes of Shepherdsville, KY; and numerous friends.

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 Service Information

Memorial Mass
August 31, 2017

10:00 AM
St Thomas the Apostle Parish
4100 S Coulter St
amarillo, TX 79109

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