Roy Pugh

Roy Pugh

Jacksonville, Cherokee County, Texas, USA
Death 3 Aug 2006 (aged 83)
Texas, USA
Burial Jacksonville, Cherokee County, Texas, USA
Memorial ID 64610107 · View Source
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From The Frankston Citizen August 2006
August 17 Edition

Roy Pugh
Funeral services for Roy Pugh, 83, of Jacksonville were held Sunday, August 6 with Rev. Buddy Johnson and Rev. Phillip Warren officiating under direction of Autry Funeral Home, Jacksonville.

Burial was in Corine Cemetery.

Mr. Pugh passed away Thursday, August 3.

He was born October 16, 1922 in Jacksonville to Arthur and Rosa Lee Pugh.

He received his master's degree from Stephen F. Austin State University and his bachelor's degree from Southern Methodist University. He was a teacher and coach 28 years in New Summerfield, Athens, Frankston, Bullard and Maydelle.

He played basketball for Fredericks Academy Air Force Falcons, Philadelphia Warriors and Fort Wayne Pistons.

He served in the Army Air Corps during World War II and was recipient of Zone 1 Conservation Farmer Award in 1968. He was a member of Friendship Baptist Church.

He was preceded in death by daughter-in-law, Pat Pugh.

Survivors include sons Cole Pugh of Fort Worth, Rex Pugh of Lufkin and Tracy Pugh of Jacksonville; daughter Linda Bowdon of Dallas, and seven grandchildren.

Pallbearers were Travis Brown, David Coker, Joe Ellis, Gerald Gray, Burt Rollins, Ronny Lee, Jimmy Moore and Joe Hicks.

Honorary pallbearers were Bob Prewitt, Noel Stanley, Vernon Harton, J.C. Jonas, Bo Ousley and Gene Pike.

Memorials may be made to SMU Student Scholarship Fund, P.O. Box 750402, Dallas, 75275.

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