Lawrence John “L.J.” Hughes, age 49, died suddenly, Sunday, February 19, 2017.

Born to David and Florence Hughes in Wilmington, L.J. grew up in Landenberg, PA. L.J. will be remembered as a skilled craftsman, and for his work ethic. In his spare time, L.J. was an avid fisherman and hunter, and loved spending time with friends and family.

L.J. was predeceased by his father David. He is survived by his wife Sherry; children Christina Hughes and Leonard Covey; grandchildren Emani and Nevaeh Rodriguez and Dilyn Marenco; mother and step-father Florence and James Edward Frye; sisters Lisa Scott (Tom) and Debra Hughes; as well as many nieces, nephews, cousins, and other extended family members.

A visitation for family and friends will be offered on Saturday, February 25 at the McCrery & Harra Funeral Home, 3710 Kirkwood Highway, Wilmington, DE, beginning at 1 pm. A memorial service will be held at 2 pm. Burial will take place privately.