CABERY – Phillip D. Hughes, 84, of Cabery, IL passed away Sunday, April 11, 2021 at his home. Cremation rites have been accorded and a celebration of life will be held Sunday, May 2, 2021. Inurnment will be in Mt. Hope Cemetery, Cabery, IL. Memorials in Phil’s name may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital or a charity of the donor’s choice. Calvert & Martin Funeral Home, Cullom, is handling the arrangements. Phil was born on February 20, 1937 in Cabery, IL, a son of Kenneth and Alice (Dyrby) Hughes. He married Mary Ann Brais on June 13, 1959 in Manteno, IL. She survives in Cabery. Also surviving are his children: Jeffery (Cathi) Hughes, Cabery, IL; Jill Hughes of Castle Rock, CO; and Jodi (Tony) Moritz of Cabery, IL; seven grandchildren: Sarah Zirkle, Mitch Edwards, Troy Moritz, Jared (Emily) Moritz, Dayna (Shawn) Kinkade, Wyatt Gensler and Trace Gensler; one great-grandson, Cash Zirkle. Phillip was preceded in death by his parents and one infant grandson, Jordan Moritz. Phil served his country in the US Navy from 1956-1958 as a gunner’s mate. He was employed for Standard Oil Co. for 10 years and then was owner of Hughes Oil Co. for many years. He then worked for Meier Oil before retiring in 2001. Phil enjoyed spending time with his children and grandchildren, and also enjoyed spending time at his Florida home. This obituary may be viewed, and guestbook signed, at