Rev. Frank Hughes, Jr.
Joseph Truett Hughes
(Third Son of Rev. Frank Hughes, Jr.)
(He was named after Joseph, son of Jacob in the Old Testament Bible story found in the book of Genesis, and after Dr. George W. Truett, pastor of
First Baptist Church, Dallas, TX).

Dr. George W. Truett
Joe's first day at school (Rena B. Wright Elementary School, South Norfolk, VA.) Photo by Virginian-Pilot newspaper:
Joe's first grade class.  Miss Jane Harris, teacher. (His future wife, Rita Elliott, also appears in this photo):
Jim and Joe were both in WFOS-FM, Oscar F. Smith High School:
Joe at Oscar F. Smith High School graduation, 1966. He is 4th from right:

Joe with Rev. and Mrs. Hughes at South Norfolk Baptist Church

Rev. Joe Hughes, on the 10th Anniversary, as pastor, at the Richmond, Virginia church he served for 11 1/2 years, before accepting a call as an Associate Pastor to another Richmond area church.
Joe seen in the next 2 pictures with his Father and Mother:
Joe later felt God calling him to a ministry with the U.S. Army Chaplaincy, and spent a total of 23 1/2 years (Reserve and Active Duty) ministering among Soldiers, Marines, Sailors, and Airmen, in his various assignments.  He adhered to the Bible as the Word of God unto Salvation. God led many to accept Jesus as Lord and Saviour and follow Him in Baptism.
Joe is seen here (next 4 pictures) preaching in a Fort Meade chapel:
Joe after hurricane hits South Norfolk:
Joe at Oregon Inlet, Nags Head, NC:
Joe with his "minnow":
Joe with shells found on beach at Kitty Hawk, NC:
Joe with Cousin Sue and Mother in front of parsonage, South Norfolk:
Joe, Rita, and first dog "Pepper" in background:
More pictures of Joe can be found on the "Hughes Family Story," "Joe at Southeastern Seminary," and "Chaplain Joe Hughes" pages of this website.