Pugh, Ronald K. 5 Jul 1937 – 24 Dec 2008

LAWRENCEVILLE – Ronald K. Pugh, 71, of Lawrenceville, died on Wednesday December 24, 2008 at the Weirton Medical Center following a brief illness.

A son of the late Wilmer and Doris Mumaw Pugh, Ron was born on July 5, 1937 in Chester.

He retired from the Smith Drilling Co. in Chester, and earlier had been employed at the former Globe Brick in Newell.

A former member of Lawrenceville Volunteer Fire Department, Ron was an avid hunter and fisherman, having bagged his last buck this past hunting season.

His wife Gertrude L. Pugh preceded him in death on May 31, 2005. Also preceding him was a sister Delores Love and one brother Sonny Pugh.

Survivors include three sons, Ronald Pugh and his wife Jodi, Brian Pugh, and Sean Pugh, one daughter, Renee Glass, one brother, Gary Pugh and his wife Liz, all of Chester, two sisters, Marian Reed and her husband Vic of Chester, and Barb Torrence of Aliquippa.

In addition six grandchildren, David Tilton, Nichole Roach, Karris Pugh, Brianna Pugh, Hannah Pugh, and Jada Pugh also survive.

Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday at the Arner Funeral Chapel in Chester, where the family will be present to receive friends on Sunday from 12-3 and 5-8 p.m. Interment will be at Shadow Lawn Memory Gardens in Newell.