Hugh Fairman Acuff, Jr.
March 23, 1944 - July 19, 2017
Hugh Fairman Acuff, Jr. 73, Vicksburg, Ms., passed away July 19, 2017 at Merit Health River Region Medical Center. He was a lifelong resident of Vicksburg, Ms. He was of the Baptist faith and served in 412th Theater Engineer Command for 32 years as a reservist; and was also a civil engineer for the U.S. government at EDRC. He is preceded in death by his father Hugh F. Acuff, Sr., and Mother Lorine Smith Acuff. He is survived by his wife Louise Acuff of Vicksburg, Ms, one son Trey Acuff of Vicksburg, Ms., one daughter Tonya Acuff of Vicksburg, Ms., one brother Wayne (Doris) Acuff of Vicksburg, Ms., one sister Marie (Dave) Ellison of Vicksburg, Ms. and numerous nieces and nephews. The family would like to take his loving caregiver Doris Washington for her devotion during this time. Service will be Saturday July 22, 2017 at 10:00 am burial will follow at Greenlawn Gardens Cemetery in Vicksburg, Ms. Visitation will be from 9:00 am until the hour of service day of the funeral. Rev. Doug Hughes will be conducting the service under the direction of Glenwood Funeral Home. Pallbearers will be Jake Neihaus, Roger Arnold, Bob Ellison, Jeff Ellison, Austin Muirhead, Brandon Muirhead and Keith Alexander.