March 13, 2013

MONROE — Vincent Robert Hughes, 75, passed away Saturday, March 9, 2013. He was born on June 7, 1937 in New York City, N.Y., son of the late Mathias Joseph and Mary Agnes Carle Hughes. Hughes was the former owner of Unity Knitting Mills and Carolina Apparel Group.

The family will receive friends Wednesday evening from 6 p.m. until 8 p.m. at Gordon Funeral Service, 1904 Lancaster Ave., Monroe, NC 28112. Funeral services will be Thursday, March 14, 2013 at 11 a.m. in Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Church, 725 Deese St., Monroe, NC 28112.

Gordon Funeral Service is caring for the Hughes family. Online condolences may be made at