Paul Wesley Hughes entered this world on June 7, 1963, in Oklahoma City, born to Barbara Jean Hughes and Paul Ray Hughes. On January 13, 2024, he departed from this life.
He was preceded in death by his maternal grandmother, Pauline Wooten, his maternal grandfather William Leon Harrold, his mother, Barbara Jean Ellenberg, his father, Paul Ray Hughes, as well as his brothers, Tommy Lee Hughes, and Michael Allen Hughes.
Wes is survived by his sister, Tracey Best, and her husband Billy Best, along with his son, Michael Rose. He is also remembered by his nephews, Michael Hughes, Cody Hughes, Jordan Hughes, Kyle Best, Billy Best Jr., Jack Cunningham, and Elijah Hartley; and his niece, Amanda Jean Hughes. Additionally, he leaves behind his beloved girlfriend, Jennifer Cline, with whom he shared his love and home. Wes will be missed by numerous brothers and sisters, with whom he built enduring friendships over the years.
Wes, as he was fondly known, was a true independent soul who lived life on his own terms. His loyalty was unwavering; if he loved you, you were his brother for life. His passion for freedom and his cherished motorcycle were unmistakable to all who crossed paths with him. The void left by his absence will be deeply felt by his family and friends, whom he considered an extension of his own kin.
In honoring the memory of Wes, let us remember the free spirit who embraced life, love, and brotherhood. May he find eternal peace, and may his legacy live on in the hearts of those who were privileged to know him.