HUGHES, ROBERT OWEN "BOB," 87, of Largo, formerly of St. Petersburg, died Thursday (May 18, 2000) at Largo Medical Center. Born in Avoca, Pa., he came here in 1984 from Kansas. He moved to Largo in 1985. He was an Army veteran of World War II and retired as an automobile salesperson. He was Methodist. Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Thelma H.; a son, Bob Hughes, Largo; and a grandson, Robert Jeffery, Madeira Beach. John S. Rhodes, East Chapel, St. Petersburg.