James Loyce Pugh


James Loyce Pugh, beloved father, passed away on Sept. 9, 2018. He was born in Athens, Alabama, to Loyce and Cora Pugh on July 6, 1935. He graduated from Ardmore High School in Ardmore, Alabama. He worked at Monsanto for 37 years and at First Baptist Church in Athens, Alabama. He was a member of First Baptist Church. James loved spending time with his family. He loved playing many sports and learning to fly an airplane. He enjoyed hunting, fishing and all things related to science. Most of all he loved sharing his faith.
He is preceded in death by his loving wife of 61 years, Mary Ann Kilpatrick Pugh; and his parents, Loyce Allen and Cora Moore Pugh.
He is survived by his children, Jimmy Pugh and wife Melody of Athens and Mona Cahela of Louisville, Kentucky; grandchildren, Tyler Pugh, Caitlyn and Timothy Crouch; great-grandsons, Brentley Crouch and Easton Crouch.
There will be a graveside service for Mr. Pugh at Roselawn Cemetery in Athens, Alabama, at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 15, with Brother Larry Hicks officiating. Limestone Chapel Funeral Home is assisting the family.
In lieu of flowers, please send any memorials in his name to Hospice of Limestone County; 405 S. Marion St., Athens, AL 35611.
Published on September 11, 2018
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