‘His living will not be in vain’: William Hughes, former SCSO deputy, dies at 90

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William Hughes; Shelby County Sheriff; Black Deputies; Memphis, TN

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William Hughes, one of four of the first Black Shelby County Sheriff’s Office deputies, has died. Hughes died Sunday after suffering multiple strokes. He was 90. “If he could help somebody along the way then his living will not be in vain,” said Elizabeth Merriwether, Hughes’ granddaughter. “That’s how he lived his life.”

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Dima Amro Memphis Commercial Appeal

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https://www.commercialappeal.com/story/news/local/2022/05/18/william-hughes-memphis-tn-dies-shelby-county-sheriffs-office-deputy/9824446002/?fbclid=IwAR0V5tvDm8nttG7g3AUeqiz1fDad89065v4ldMem4c9ePx8gJwhQIKrCE8k

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