Posted: Tuesday, October 9, 2012 4:29 pm
Carl Stanley Pugh, 90, of Troy died at his residence Oct. 8, 2012.
Services will be held 2 p.m. Wednesday at Troy United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Judd Mowery officiating. Burial will follow in Triangle Cemetery in Troy.
Visitation will be held 5-7 p.m. today at White & Mahon Funeral Home in Troy.
Pallbearers will be Jim West, Harry Johnson, Barry Puckett, Tim Smith, Lew Solmon, Ned Bigelow and Larry Farley.
The family requests memorials be made to Troy United Methodist Church.
He was born June 30, 1922, in Norfolk, Va., son of the late Charles Shafter Pugh and Mary Musselman Nelson. He married Pearline Young Pugh on March 29, 1941. She died April 21, 1989. He then married Rebecca Pryor Pugh on April 21, 1990. She died Oct. 28, 2004. He then married Virginia Rogers Isbell Pugh on Oct. 4, 2008. She survives.
He was in the military for 27 years before serving as a design engineer coordinator for the City of Austin, Texas, for 19 years. He was a veteran of World War II, Korean War and Vietnam War. He was a member of Troy United Methodist Church, the Lions Club, the Veterans of Foreign Wars, the 39ers Club, Hardee’s Coffee Club and Senior Citizens Rook Players. He was also a Kentucky Colonel.
He is also survived by his daughter and her husband, Barbara and Randall Morris of Kernersville, N.C.; two sisters, Thelma Jean Major of Webster Grove, Mo., and Marcella Snyder of Norfolk; his brother, the Rev. John Pugh of Billings, Mont.; four stepchildren and the spouses of three, Ruth and Jerry Northram of Church Hill, Betty Jo Caudle of Union City, Robert Earl Jr. and Melissa Isbell of Kingston Springs and David R. and Trenia Isbell of Clarksville.
He was also preceded in death by five brothers and sisters.
Condolences may be sent to the family at the funeral home website: www.white-ranson.com.