July 15, 1966 ~ February 12, 2020

Born in: Atlanta, Georgia
Resided in: Duluth, Georgia

Robert Wayne Hughes, Jr. 53, entered into rest from illness on Wednesday February 12, 2020 at his home in Duluth, Georgia. He was born at Crawford Long Hospital in Atlanta, Georgia on July 15, 1966.

Robert is survived by his wife of 27 years, Pamela Robyn Marsh Hughes; father Robert Wayne Hughes Sr.; mother Diane Findley Williamson; stepfather Larry Williamson; brothers Scott Hughes and Josh Williamson; mother and father-in-law Ruth and Tommy Marsh; brother-in-law Brian Marsh (Chrissy); sister-in-law Melissa Rogers (Shawn); nephews Garrett Hughes, William Rogers and Mason Rogers; nieces Hannah Hughes, Ashley Marsh and Emily Rogers; favorite uncle, Charles Duchscher.

He graduated from South Gwinnett High School and studied at Emory at Oxford, Emory College and Emory Law School.  In his career, he worked as an attorney with the U.S. Social Security agency, for a private law firm and subsequently opened his own law practice dealing with Social Security and Disability cases.  He also was generous in providing other legal services for family, friends, acquaintances and those he felt needed his help.A celebration of Robert’s life will be held at Wages and Sons Gwinnett Chapel, 1031 Lawrenceville Hwy. at 1 P.M. on Saturday, February 22, 2020.In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: St. Joseph’s Children’s Hospital, 3001 W. Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd, Tampa, Fl. 33644; Good Mews Animal Foundation, 3805 Robinson Rd., Marietta, Ga. 30068; Soul Quest Ayahuasca Church of Mother Earth, 1371 Hancock Lone Palm Rd., Orlando, Fl. 32828.Thank you to all of our family and friends for your love and support during this difficult time. Words cannot express how much it means to us. Rob was one of a kind and we were all blessed to be a part of his life. He was a gift. He will be dearly missed.

Online Condolences may be expressed at www.wagesandsons.com.

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  1. CandleImageRob was a great guy and good friend to so many people! He will be missed! Pam, I am so sorry for your loss and will be praying for you and your family!!

  2. CandleImagePam-Thoughts and prayers for all of you at this difficult time. He was a wonderful and dear person. If you need anything, please let us know. Love, Neil & Kristi Porter, Becki & Earl Smith, Kim & Jake Arnold

  3. Son in law, you were one of the best. I considered you one of my children and I will miss you dearly.
    Always,
    Mama Ruth

  4. I remember going to Rob and Pam’s wedding when I was little. It’s my first memory of him. We are all missing him so much. Pam, we are here for you.

  5. My Deepest Sympathy for the passing and his families well being. I have never met him, but knowing his mom and dad I know he was a fine person.

  6. I missed him in life. Only death could take him from me. I do not know what happened to cause such conflict. He is my babyboy, so beautiful, this journey on earth without his presence will be the most painful walk I will ever walk. Both Larry and I will not know until we are with him again. WILL my heart ever smile again??????? Love will never die–

    • CandleImageTo my dear sweet cousin Diane and her family, and my other dear sweet cousin Lynda and her family:

      My prayers are with you, praying that God wraps His loving arms around you and gives you peace. Diane, being his Mother, I know your heart is broken. I know you will see him again one day and what a Glorious day that will be! Love you forever

  7. CandleImagePam, I ask God to grant peace and gentle comfort as only he can do . Rob was a wonderful man and had a great sense of humor. We are keeping you and your family in our prayers.
    Mary and Harry schnirring.

  8. CandleImagePam,
    Our hearts are so full of sorrow for you and your whole family!
    He’s with all our other Angels now and they will look after him until you join each other again one day.
    Much love for you all💙

  9. CandleImagePam….No words can express my sorrow. If I could take away your pain, I would. I never met Rob but I knew your heart was filled with love in hearing you speak of him. I am always willing to give a hug and give my ear for you anytime you need me. ❤ 🙏

  10. CandleImagePam, Diane, Scott
    Will always remember Robbie when he, Scott & Duane ran around together in Snellville as young boys. Praying for each of you during this very difficult time.
    Robbie will be terriibly missed.

  11. Pam, what a handsome man. I am brokenhearted for you. Please know that my prayers and heart are with you.

    God bless,

    Love,

    Valerie
    xoxoxoxo

  12. CandleImageWe are so sorry to hear of your loss. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you at this incredibly difficult time.

    Sherry, Jonathan and Christopher Kridle

  13. My deepest sympathies to you and your family. May Rob rest in peace and may you all be at peace during this difficult time. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
    With love and concern,
    Kathy

  14. Sweet Pam,

    You may not remember me but my son Rick & Rob played ball together growing up in Snellville and both went to Emory. I just heard the news and regretfully missed the services. I trust you will look to the Lord for your comfort. Only Jesus can supply your every need today and forevermore.

    My love & prayers,
    glancy Dunn
    John 3:16

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