Ruth E. Hughes, 90, of Lancaster and formerly of Bellefontaine, passed away at 9:40 p.m. on Monday, March 23, 2020 in Altercare of Lanfair in Lancaster, Ohio. She was born on June 2, 1929, a daughter of the late William B. and Nellie M. (Brandeberry) Foughty. She was also preceded in death by two sisters, Fae Foughty and Edith Akey; and two brothers, Joe and Roy Foughty.
Ruth is survived by her three sons, Paul Dennis (Pat) Prall of Lancaster, Scott David (Angela) Prall of Madison, Alabama, and Craig Alan (Mary) Prall of Leesburg, Virginia; and many grandchildren and great grandchildren.
A 1947 graduate of Bellefontaine High School, Ruth retired from Siemens in 1991 after 38 years of service. She was a member of the First Lutheran Church in Bellefontaine and the Friendly Senior Center in Bellefontaine.
A graveside service will be held at 1:00 p.m. on Friday, March 27, 2020 at Fairview Cemetery in West Liberty, Ohio with Pastor Bryan Meadows officiating.
Memorial contributions may be made, in Ruth’s memory, to the Logan County Friendly Senior Center, 934 S. Main Street, Bellefontaine, Ohio 43311 or to St Jude Children’s Research Hospital, 262 Danny Thomas Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105.
Funeral arrangements are in care of the Eichholtz Daring & Sanford Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Bellefontaine and online condolences may be expressed to the family at www.edsfh.com.