The funeral service will be conducted at 1:00 P.M., Thursday, April 25, 2019, at Oglethorpe Funeral Chapel, Inc., 607 Kaigler Street, Oglethorpe, Georgia. Rev. Coley Clark will officiate. Burial will follow in the Mt. Carmel Baptist Church Cemetery in Buena Vista, Georgia.
Mr. Pugh was born July 31, 1949, to the late George Pugh, Sr. and Carrie Mae Holmes Pugh. He was a graduate of Spencer High School, Columbus, Georgia. He was inducted into the U. S. Army, and he retired from Tyson Food, Inc. as a truck driver. He was preceded in death by three siblings, Georgia Mae Pugh, Rodrick Pugh, and Franklin Pugh. He was a member of Gethsemane Baptist Church of Columbus, Georgia. Paul was the beloved companion of Annie Clyde James Wright for ten years. She was also his caregiver.
He leaves to cherish his memories: five children, Christopher Daniel Pugh (Alicia), Dallas, Texas, Bradford Jerome Pugh, Columbus, Georgia, Paul Thomas (Lakisha), Macon, Georgia, Paul Gallaway, Lakeland, Florida and LeShellery Thomas, Ft. Mitchell, Alabama; fourteen grandchildren; siblings, George Pugh Jr. (Diann) and Carolyn Pugh Knight, all of Columbus, Georgia, Marion Bracey (James), Layton, Utah, Gwendolyn Pugh Davis, Columbus, Georgia, Alric Pugh (Kathleen), Rio Rancho, New Mexico, Terence Pugh, Stone Mountain, Georgia and Elveda Pugh Williamson (Donald), Fairburn, Georgia; aunts, Amogene Davis, Union Springs, Alabama, Mary Lockette, Los Angeles, California, Vera Watts, Cleveland, Ohio and his beloved extended family include the Sanders Family, Christopher Wright, Carlistle Wright, and three grandchildren.