|Birth: ||Mar. 21, 1924|
|Death: ||Feb. 12, 2002|
LINCOLN COUNTY, KENTUCKY BIRTHS
Hugh J. Bronaugh
Date of birth: 3 - 21 - 1924
Mother: Melsadie Chadwick
Dr. Hugh James Bronaugh, age 77, of Atlanta, died February 12, 2002 after a nine year battle with prostate cancer.
A veteran of World War II, he flew in a B-24 as a bombardier in the Eighth Air Force, 2nd Air Division with 489th Bomb Group stationed in Halesworth, England, and was awarded the distinguished Flying Cross and the Air Medal with three Oak Leaf Clusters. After the war he earned his Ph. D. from the University of New Mexico and worked as a research chemist for 15 years. He came to GA State College as an associate professor in chemistry in 1963 and retired from GA State University in 1988 after teaching for 25 years. He enjoyed wood working, sailing, and annual reunions with his flight crew. He helped establish the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum in Savannah.
Dr. Bronaugh is survived by his wife, Suzie Bronaugh; daughters, Kathy and her husband Jim Plunkett of Lilburn, Jean Wright and her husband Stuart of Atlanta; son, Jim Bronaugh and his wife Shelley of Lawrenceville; sister, Ann Kathryn Green, of Brownsville, IN; and grandchildren, Kathryn Wright, Mallory Bronaugh, Emily Bronaugh and Meg Bronaugh.
Funeral services will be held Friday, 1:00 p. m. at St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church, Dr. James D. Curtis officiating. Graveside services will follow at 2:45 p. m. at Arlington Memorial Park, Dr. Jim Johnson officiating. Those desiring may send memorial gifts in memory of Hugh (Pete) Bronaugh to the Mighty Eighth Air Force Museum, P. O. Box 1992, Savannah, GA 31402.
His wife Suzanne Elizabeth Perry Bronaugh, born 11 December 1930 and died 30 April 2004 in Lilburn, Gwinnett, GA.
Thomas Hays Bronaugh (1892 - 1966)
Melsadie Chadwick Bronaugh (1893 - 1956)
Arlington Memorial Park
Created by: Joyce Tinsley
Record added: Feb 15, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 105267041
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