April 22, 2001 ~ May 21, 2021

Born in: Leitchfield, KY
Resided in: Leitchfield, KY

Dominic William Hughes, age 20 of Leitchfield passed away Friday, May 21, 2021 in Elizabethtown. He was born April 22, 2001 in Leitchfield the son of Danny William and Lee Merrick Dantic Hughes.

Dominic was a true friend, always making people smile with his goofy personality. He had very eclectic taste and enjoyed Astrology and the band Green Day. In high school, Dominic played the violin for the Grayson County High School Orchestra. He was a wonderful boy with a special love for Taco Bell.

Left to honor Dominic’s memory are his parents, Danny and Lee Hughes and three siblings, Savannah, Daniel and Davis Hughes.

Dominic was preceded in death by his great-grandfather, William Felix Vittitoe.

Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. Tuesday, May 25, 2021 at Watson & Hunt Funeral Home in Leitchfield with Bro. Nathan Lowe officiating. Burial will be in Hazelwood Cemetery in Leitchfield. Visitation will be held from 5:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. Monday and from 9:00 a.m. until service time on Tuesday at the funeral home.

Family and Friends who wish to honor and remember Dominic Hughes in person at the visitation or funeral are required to wear a mask while in the funeral home for the safety of all those in attendance.

Watson & Hunt Funeral Home is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mr. Hughes. Share your messages of condolence with the family of Dominic William Hughes and sign his virtual guestbook at


Visitation: May 24, 2021 5:00 pm - May 24, 2021 8:00 pm

Watson & Hunt Funeral Home
2373 Elizabethtown Rd
Leitchfield, KY 42754

Visitation: May 25, 2021 9:00 am - May 25, 2021 2:00 pm

Watson & Hunt Funeral Home
2373 Elizabethtown Rd
Leitchfield, KY 42754

Funeral: May 25, 2021 2:00 pm

Watson & Hunt Funeral Home
2373 Elizabethtown Rd
Leitchfield, KY 42754

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  1. I know none of you all know me, but Dom had good impact on me when we became friends, he was such an outgoing goofy personality, knew how to light up the room. You will be missed love you dom

  2. I didn’t know you much and we didn’t always get along but it’s still sad to know you’re gone. You will be missed by so many, rest easy.

  3. I didn’t know you very well only in orchestra and seen how goofy you was prayers for your family rest in peace

  4. I’m so sorry for the loss of your beloved son. May he Rest in Peace! My thoughts and prayers for the whole family

  5. We are sorry for your loss and that Krystina Carpenter cannot attend. She is devastated. She is still in the hospital. If there is anything we can do let us know.

  6. Even on a bad day your smile was contagious. I will always look back fondly on the short time I knew you.
    Fly High Dominic.
    Thoughts and prayers to your family at this time.

  7. We do not know one another, but my heart is breaking for you for the loss of your baby boy. Dominic graduated with my daughter Kennedy & I remember him from orchestra. I pray God be with you and your family, comfort your hearts with sweet memories of Dominic, and give you the strength to endure this terrible loss.

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