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Jason Edward Hughes
  • American Cancer Society- Great Lakes Division, Inc.
    1400 West Milham Road
    Portage, MI 49024
  • Calvary Baptist Church
    1625 Capital Ave., NE
    Battle Creek, MI 49017

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“Our thoughts and prayers are with the family. ”
1 of 12 | Posted by: Chris Pelton - Ceresco, MI

“It has been an honor to follow Jason in our prayers over the last year. We can't even count the number of people who have written to us telling us...Read More »
2 of 12 | Posted by: Roger and Norene RUSS - MI

“So sorry for your loss. Jason was a wonderful man. I worked with him at FireKeepers. May you find peace after the loss of Jason. ”
3 of 12 | Posted by: Annmarie VanDyke - Kalamazoo, MI

“My prayers are with your family. Jason will be greatly missed! He is walking with the angels and getting those warm hugs from Grandma! Love to you...Read More »
4 of 12 | Posted by: Angela Patrias - Tampa, FL

“My condolences to jason and his family. ”
5 of 12 | Posted by: Cherie Betke - Battle creek, MI

“On behalf of everyone here in the Food & Beverage Department at FireKeepers Casino, we are deeply saddened by the loss of Jason. He was a wonderful...Read More »
6 of 12 | Posted by: Michelle Richens - Battle Creek, MI

“I AM SO SORRY TO HEAR OF HIS PASSING. IT IS SO HARD TO LOSE ONE SO YOUNG. OUR DEAR BEN WILL BE GONE 8 YEARS NEXT MONTH. AND I MISS HIM AND WONDER...Read More »
7 of 12 | Posted by: CHERYL GOUCHER - CATHLAMET, WA

“Jason's strength helped give me strength during my health struggles; having someone who understands is sometimes all it takes. Such a unique soul....Read More »
8 of 12 | Posted by: Kristine Crummel - Kalamazoo, MI

“We will always have warm memories of our family times together from the time Jason was just a little one, with all his cousins, aunt and uncles and...Read More »
9 of 12 | Posted by: Valerie Hunsberger - Jackson, MI

“Our prayers to your family during this very difficult time. ”
10 of 12 | Posted by: Jim & Beth Turza - Canton, MI

“There are no words for this - only know I hold all of you in my thoughts and prayers. ”
11 of 12 | Posted by: Kris Lindquist - Okemos, MI

“I'm so sorry to hear of his passing after such a long battle. He has such a wonderful and supportive family in you guys, and I hope you can find the...Read More »
12 of 12 | Posted by: Jenna Atma - Battle Creek, MI


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Jason Edward Hughes of Battle Creek, MI

Jason, age 34, died Sunday afternoon, June 25, 2017 at his residence and following a courageous two-year battle with cancer.

Jason, the son of Betty L. Hunsberger and John E. Hughes, was born in Battle Creek on November 14, 1982; was a lifetime resident and 2001 graduate of Harper Creek High School. He furthered his education with an Associate Degree from Kellogg Community College. Jason was employed by FireKeepers Casino and Hotel before it opened in the Stewarding Department until his illness. He was a member of the Calvary Baptist Church of Battle Creek and a huge Detroit Tigers Fan, having been to a game just a few weeks ago. Jason's passion in life was railroads, full scale and model trains.

Surviving are his mother, Betty, with whom he resided; his dad, John of Portage, MI; two sisters, Kelsey Hughes of Minneapolis, MN and Linnea Hughes of Battle Creek and several aunts, uncles and cousins. Jason was preceded in death by both sets of grandparents.

The Funeral Service to celebrate Jason's life will be held on Thursday, June 29th at 1:00 p.m. at Calvary Baptist Church, 1625 Capital Avenue, NE, with Pastor Thomas C. Townsend, officiating. Interment will follow at Newbre Cemetery, Emmett Township. Jason's family will greet friends on Wednesday, June 28th from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m.at the Farley Estes Dowdle Funeral Home & Cremation Care, Battle Creek. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions in Jason's honor may be directed to the American Cancer Society or the Church (See address above).