Eugene Shannon Hughes, 48, formerly of West Union, Ohio passed away Sunday, July 8, 2018 at his home in Parks Hills, Kentucky. He was born July 9, 1970 at the Adams County Hospital in West Union. Eugene leaves behind his parents, Eugene T. and Barbara A. Hughes of West Union; two brothers: Monty (Heather) Boyd and their four children of Peebles, Ohio and Travis (Shea) Fitzpatrick and their four children and three grandchildren of New Market, Tennessee; six sisters: Shelly Boyd and her son of Cold Springs, Kentucky, Trina (Sandy) Sparks and their three children and three grandchildren of Seaman, Ohio, Teri (Chuck) Crawford and their five children and eight grandchildren of Seaman, Tammy Pinto (Chris Foster) and her three children and three grandchildren of Seaman, Teresa (Mike) Reid and their two children and two grandchildren of Williamsburg, Ohio, Theilia (Rusty) Payne and their three children and nine grandchildren of Dandridge, Tennessee; friend, Gary Bauer of Parks Hill, and his special buddy Toby the dog which he loved dearly. Eugene has several aunts and uncles with whom he was close. Also he had many friends, including Matt and Michelle Condon, Charlotte Seaman, Sandy Davis, and Rob Robison. Eugene loved to get together with friends and family and talk about the past and old times. Eugene graduated from West Union High School in 1988 and went on to Morehead State University in Kentucky. He later transferred to the University of Cincinnati and Northern Kentucky University where he majored in business. Eugene worked at upscale restaurants in Cincinnati, Ohio. Eugene was a member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter- Day Saints. Memorial donations may be made to Lafferty Funeral Home, Inc., 205 South Cherry Street, West Union, Ohio 45693. Visitation will be from 11 am to 2 pm on Saturday July 21, 2018 at Lafferty Funeral Home in West Union. The funeral service will follow at 2 pm with Bishop Matthew Armstrong officiating. The Inurnment of the cremains will be at the convenience of the family. Lafferty Funeral Home in West Union is serving the family.