James William Hughes

James William Hughes, 62 of Claymont passed away on Friday, May 11, 2018 at Christiana Hospital after a motorcycle accident.

Jim was born in Scranton, PA the son of John Hughes and the late Betty Rowe (Kuhar).  He was a graduate of Delcastle High School and served in the U.S. Army.  Jim was a member of the Moose Lodge and was an avid motorcycle rider.  In addition to his mother, he was predeceased by his half-sister, Amy Rowe.

Jim is survived by his daughter and son-in-law, Jessica and Gary Maxwell; his son Jade Hughes; his grandson, Leland Maxwell, all of Claymont; his father, John Hughes and his wife, Barbara of Rehoboth Beach; his brother and his wife, John Hughes, Jr. and Marlo of Bear and his sister and her husband, Cindy Clark and her husband of NM.

Funeral services will be held on Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 11AM at the MEALEY FUNERAL HOME, 2509 Limestone Road, Wilmington, where friends may call after 10 AM.  Burial will be in the Delaware Veterans Memorial Cemetery, Bear.


Submitted by The Smiths on
We wanted to share our condolences with James’ family. It is never easy to have to say goodbye to a loved one. The pain of loss can be unbearable. Our Creator promises us that one day this pain will be just a memory. That beautiful promise can be found at Revelation 21:3, 4. Our pain and suffering will be a thing of the past, and we can cry tears of joy as we welcome back the ones that we love so much. We hope you find comfort in those promises.

Submitted by Rebecca on
Please accept my sincere condolence to you and your family. May you find comfort in the words that God promise from Psalms 9:9 .