Rex Pugh


Written by Press-Herald Staff   
Wednesday, 03 November 2010

Rex Pugh will be honored with military graveside services Friday, Nov. 5, 2010, at 10 a.m. at Gardens of Memory in Minden. Officiating will be the Rev. John Cannon and the Rev. Leland Crawford. The family will receive friends from 5 until 8 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 4, 2010, at Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Minden.

Rex was born Oct. 28, 1929, in Minden and entered into rest Oct. 31, 2010, in Minden. He was a retired Lt. Commander from the United States Navy after 23 years of service.

His wife, Bobbie Rae Staples Pugh, preceded him in death.

He is survived by daughters, Cindy Waller and husband, Sammy of Minden, Lynn Ritchie and husband, Jim of Minden; sisters, Mary Ellen Dean of Shreveport, Rene Warren and husband, A.J. of Heflin; eight grandchildren; and seven great-grandchildren.

Pallbearers will be Clint Ritchie, Luke Ritchie, Wayne West, Kenny Balkom, Heath Balkom, Lance Streetman, A.J. Swayze and Ben Abshire.

Submitted by Rowland Ivy, Class of 1952