---- — Stephen Randall Hug, of Nashville, departed this life on Friday, April 25, 2014, at 1:39 p.m. He had attained the age of 30 years, 1 month and 19 days.
Stephen was born on March 6, 1984, in Nashville, the son of Randy Hug and Pamela Grotti. He was united in marriage to Desiree Atnip on Dec. 27, 2006, in Mt. Vernon, and she survives his passing.
Stephen worked as on operating engineer for Local 520 for several years. He was a member of the Local 520 union. Stephen enjoyed fishing, playing cards, listening to music and he loved his children dearly.
Left to mourn his passing is his wife, Desiree Hug of Nashville; two children, Daven and Keeley Hug of Nashville; his father, Randy Hug and his wife Carla of Nashville; his mother, Pam Gill and her husband Jeff of Nashville; a brother, Jordan Hug and his wife Melanie of Pinckneyville; a sister, Holly Hug of Nashville; three stepbrothers, Kyle Hug and wife Brianna of Mt. Vernon, Joe Gill and his wife Jessica and Matt Gill, all of Pinckneyville; three stepsisters, Kortney Hug and fiance Ryan Flack of Nashville, Jamie Witges and her husband Brian and Nicki Gill, all of Pinckneyville; five aunts and uncles, Richard Hug and wife Gina, Ruth “Aunt Sissy” Cox and husband Bobby, all of Nashville, Gina Grotti of Sullivan, Mo., Sherry Kohrs and husband Neal of Ballwin, Mo., and Bill Reynolds of Winfield, Mo.; 10 nieces and nephews, Dilan, Briley, Kharley, Abbey, Heidi, Hayden, Kynidee, Ryker, Oliver and Jemma; and other relatives and friends.
He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Scotty and Carol Hug and John and Shirley Sensel; an uncle, Carl Grotti; and an aunt, Laurie Reynolds.
Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Tuesday, April 29, 2014, at the Campagna Funeral Home in Ashley with interment to follow in the Ashley City Cemetery.
Visitation was held Monday night at the funeral home and from 7:30 a.m. until the service hour today.
Should friends desire, memorials can be made to the Hug Children Scholarship Fund and will be accepted at the Campagna Funeral Home.
Online expressions of sympathy can be made at www.campagnafuneralhomes.com.