Obituary for Ronald J Pugh Sr

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Ronald J Pugh Sr

April 28, 1950 - September 15, 2016

Ronald J. “Ron” Pugh Sr., age 66, passed away Thursday evening, September 15, 2016 at his home in Brown County.


He was born in Grundy, Virginia on April 28, 1950, to the late Carl and Imogene (Christian) Pugh. Ron was a 1968 graduate of Feds Creek High School in Kentucky and went on to serve as a Specialist with the Company D 41st Infantry of the United States Army. He retired in 2006 as a Planning Engineer for Lehr Corp in Edinburgh after 30 years of service.


Ron enjoyed sitting on the porch, drinking coffee and playing with his dog, Spud. He enjoyed the outdoors by mowing his yard and working in his vegetable garden. Ron was a fan of college football and the Indianapolis Colts.


He is survived by his wife, Bonita K. (Swearingen) Pugh of Brown County, whom he married on June 25, 1977 in Ohio. Ron is also survived by his children, Harold Pugh of Napoleon, Ohio, Joe (Crystal) Pugh and Tabitha Davis, both of Brown County; siblings, Sharon (Bob) Tucker of Michigan, Jeanie (John) Detmer of Ohio, Bobby Jean Stiltner of Tennessee, Margaret Pugh and Carl Pugh, both of Kentucky; and four grandchildren.


He was preceded in death by siblings, Bonnie Ball and Bernice Brown; and a grandson, Connor Pugh.


A funeral service will be held on Tuesday at 6 p.m. at Meredith-Clark Funeral Home Cremation & Personalization Center, 179 E. Mulberry Street in Morgantown. Friends may call from 4 p.m. until service time on Tuesday at the funeral home. Burial will be at Weeping Willow Cemetery in Brown County with military honors presented by the Brown County Honor Guard.


Condolences may be sent to the Pugh family at


Information: (812) 597-4670


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Born: April 28, 1950
Died: September 15, 2016

Condolences for Ronald Pugh Sr

Betty Robinson posted on 1/1/00

Tabitha ,so sorry to hear about your dad,He was a nice man


Teri Suarez (Brown) posted on 1/1/00

And the world is without another truly good person. I love you guys more than I can say and my heart is broken for you. Hoping for your peace, Teri


darlene bohannon posted on 1/1/00

Bobbie ,Sharon ,Jeannie ,Carl jr,Mag and Family so sorry to here of joes passing, my prayers and my thoughts are with all the families. its always a sad time when we lose another relative, but our memories of them will always be with us.... love your cousin darlene miller


Earl Piper posted on 1/1/00

Joe, Tabitha and family... please accept my sincere condolences on the passing of your dad, Ron. I am so sorry that I was away and could not be there in your time of need. Just know that if there is anything I can do for you let me know. Again, let me extend to you my sincere sympathy during this difficult time. Earl R. Piper, Brown County Coroner