Roy J. Hughes Jr., 86, of Lilburn, died Saturday August 21, 2010. The funeral will be 2:00PM Tuesday, August 24, 2010 at Bethesda United Methodist Church with Rev. John Whatley officiating. Interment will follow in Floral Hills Memory Gardens, Tucker. Roy was a loving husband, father and grandfather who fought a courageous battle with cancer and his love will be greatly missed. He was a native of Atlanta, a U.S. Army Air Corp veteran of WWII, a member of Bethesda United Methodist Church and Salesman for Metropolitan Life Insurance Co. and Sears. Survivors include his wife of 54 years Janice Patrick Hughes of Lilburn, Daughter and Son-in-Law, Joanna and Alan Hadley of Dacula; Daughter-in-Law, Kelly Hughes of Norcross; Grandchildren, Alanna and Dallas Hadley of Dacula, Dustin M. Hughes, U.S. Navy; Sisters, Jean Magnus of Decatur, Jackie Groves of Tucker and several nieces, nephews and cousins. Roy was preceded in death by his parents, Roy and Myrtice Hughes; Son, David M. Hughes; Brother, M. Lamar Hughes. In lieu of flowers you may make donation in Roys memory to the Bethesda United Methodist Church Elevator Fund. 444 Bethesda Church Rd. Lawrenceville, GA. 30044 or Tech High School Alumni Assoc. 1821 Bedfordshire Dr. Decatur, Ga. 30033-1454. The family will receive friends from 2-4 and 6-8 Monday, August 23, 2010 at Bill Head Funeral Homes and Crematory Lilburn/Tucker Chapel 770-564-2726.