2007-11-24 / Obituaries

George Pugh

A graveside service for George S. Pugh, 80, of Hebron, was November 20, 2007, in Maple Grove Cemetery, Granville, with Pastor Penny Drenten officiating.

George passed away Saturday at Kendal at Granville. He was born Jan. 1, 1927, in East Liverpool, Ohio, to the late John A. and Ina A. (Gonzales) Pugh.

During World War II, Mr. Pugh served in the U.S. Navy as a radio operator. He was a graduate of Bowling Green State University, where he was a member of Sigma Chi. He later owned and operated Innware Inc., a restaurant supply company.

George was an avid golfer and active in his community and many civic organizations. He was a member of Hebron United Methodist Church, where he served as a trustee; past president of Buckeye Lake Historical Society and Harbor Hills Civic Association; and a member of Buckeye Lake Yacht Club and Harbor Hills Country Club. He was closely identified with the Greater Buckeye Lake Chamber of Commerce's Full Pool Breakfast which he chaired for years.

Surviving are his son and daughter-in-law, Blair and Amy Pugh, of Rochester, NY.; daughters and sons-in-law, Amy and Rick Gallant, of Wellsboro, PA, Jody and Keith Weidner, of Estancia, NM, and Beth and Denny McNamara, of Granville; grandchildren, Nancy and Megan Gallant, Jeff and Annie McNamara, Emily and Lucas Weidner, and Gus Anderson; and sisters and brothers-in-law, Mary and Donald Thompson, of Calcutta, Charlotte and Richard McDevitt, of Salem, and Ina Mae and Frank Wagner, of Urbana.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife of 48 years, Nancy (Blair) Pugh; and one brother, Paul F. Pugh.

An online guest register is a available at www.Hoskinsonfuneral. com.

Expressions of sympathy may be made to the Buckeye Lake Historical Society, c/o Hoskinson Funeral Home, P.O. Box 57, Kirkersville, OH 43033.

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