Howard “Bret” Hughes
Howard "Bret" Hughes, 58, passed away Thursday, December 2, 2021, at the Bingham Memorial Hospital in Blackfoot, Idaho.
He was born on March 17, 1963, in Highland Park, Illinois to Joseph Robert and Nancy Lee Clavey Hughes. Bret spent his childhood in California, Oregon, and eventually ended up in Arco, Idaho. He loved spending time with his family, helping others, and being outdoors. He was a great mechanic and enjoyed tinkering and fixing things.
Bret spent most of his working time farming, bartending, or being a mechanic. He enjoyed visiting with people and was always willing to help others in their time of need. Bret was a member of the Lutheran Church.
Surviving is his mother, Nancy Hughes; two brothers, Joe and John Hughes. He was preceded in death by his father, Bob Hughes, and a sister, Salley Harris.
A celebration of life service and potluck dinner will be held on Saturday, December 11, 2021, at 2:00 p.m. at the 4-Winds Bar in Butte City. Cremation services were cared for by the Anderson Family Funeral Home in Arco, ID.