May 29, 2021

Dominic Richard Hughes

Dominic Richard Hughes age 21 of Lincoln passed away May 25, 2021.  He was born April 5, 2000 in Lincoln, Nebraska to Jane (Nuss) Droud and Rick Hughes.  Dominic had his struggles in life, but he will be remembered for his gifts.  Dominic was funny, polite and upbeat.  He had a soft heart, gave great hugs and was never afraid to tell his mom he loved her in public.  Dominic was a loving and protective big brother and a good friend to many.  No matter his transgressions, he was always loved and will be dearly missed.

He is survived by his mom and step-dad, Jane and Don Droud, his dad Rick Hughes, brother Derrick and step-sisters, Mandi and Meagan.  Uncle Jeff Nuss and cousins Micala, Cody and MacKenzie.  Uncle Tom and Aunt Sher, Aunts Christy, Laurie and Jeannie plus numerous cousins in Lincoln and Omaha.  Paternal grandparents Nick and Donna Kazos.  Dominic is preceded in death by his maternal grandparents.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, June 1, 2021 at Wyuka Funeral Home from Noon until 4:00 P.M.

Memorial service will be Thursday, June 3, 2021 at 1:00 P.M. at Wyuka Funeral Home.


  1. My wife, Frieda and I, our hearts go out to you. We will have a prayer for you in the congregation tomorrow. A simple mention of Dominic’s tragic death will be made. No more needs to be known except that someone is grieving and in need of God’s comfort. I pray that the Lord will help your family find comfort in His arms.

  2. There are no words… prayerfully thinking of Rick, Derrick, Jane and extended family

  3. I am so sorry for your family. Prayers for all of you.

  4. Prayerfully thinking of Rick, Derrick, Jane and extended family… we’re heart broken.

  5. I am so sorry for your loss. Sending prayers to you all for strength and guidance through this difficult time 🙏
    May you find the light of life to go on and know that the memories will keep your heart beating.

  6. Words cannot express how very sorry we are for your loss. We send you our love and heartfelt prayers that you may find the strength you need to get through each day. We cannot imagine how great your sorrow must be. May the loving, precious memories you have of Dominic ease your pain over time.

  7. My prayers go out to his family and friends , he cared about you guys more than anything. So sorry you guys have to go through this. I hope god helps you guys heal from this pain and damage. I’m thankful to have got the chance to love Dominic and feel loved by him.

  8. Young fella always happy, we will miss you Dominos like pizza I ask you when you toll me your name. Condolences to your parents.


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