CAMDEN - Glenn F. Pugh, 69, and Elaine Kathryn (Boyer) Pugh, 64, of Camden, Ohio, both passed away June 28, 2013, as a result of a very tragic traffic accident in Middletown, Ohio.
They had just celebrated their 18th wedding anniversary on June 25, 2013.
Glenn was born on March 23, 1944, in Hamilton, Ohio, the son of the late Stanley S. and Ethel (Preble) Pugh. He was a U.S. Marine Corps veteran serving during the Vietnam War. Glenn retired in 2005 from General Motors in Dayton. He was a member of the Germantown United Methodist Church - Germantown, Ohio; National Pilot Association; USS Hornet Club and the Flying Farmers Association.
He is preceded in death by a brother, Stanley G. Pugh, Jr. in 2005.
Glenn is survived by his son: Shannon (Angie) Pugh of Camden, Ohio; stepson: Deron (Carla) Pugh of Eaton, Ohio; three grandsons: Dalton, Colton and Ashton Pugh of Eaton; brother: Ronald L. (Patricia) Pugh of Eaton, Ohio; sister-in-law, Norene Pugh of Lillian, Ala.; two nephews, four nieces, six great-nephews and five great-nieces.
Elaine was born April 13, 1949, in Greenville, daughter of the late Myron Luedward and Louanna Kathryn (Bish) Boyer. She was a graduate of Greenville High School and attended Miami-Jacobs College after graduation. Elaine worked at the Credit Bureau in Dayton for several years and Bank One/GE Financial in bankruptcies and credit collection for over 30 years when she retired in 2011. She was a shareholder, member of the board of directors, and second vice president at Bish & Boyer, Inc. She was a member of the Germantown United Methodist Church in Germantown actively involved with the United Methodist Women (UMW). She loved to read and especially loved their three basset hounds: Berrigunn, Kalleigh, and Grumann; one miniature schnauzer, Harley; and one cat, Cheetah, who will miss their owners very much.
Elaine is survived by her sister and brother-in-law: Diane (Boyer) and Fred Rhoades of Troy, Ohio; brother: Bruce Boyer of Greenville, Ohio; nephew: Eric Rhoades of Troy, Ohio; first cousins: Arlene Boyer of Bradford, Ohio; Barbara (Boyer) Rhoades, of Greenville, Ohio; Thomas Bish of Greenville, Ohio; Jerry Bish of Scottsdale, Ariz.; cousin: Marilyn (Smith) Geise of Milford, Ohio.
Funeral service for Glenn and Elaine will be held 11 a.m. Friday at Germantown United Methodist Church, 525 Farmersville Pike, Germantown, Ohio, with the Rev. Gary Wheeler officiating. Interment will be in Fairview Cemetery Gratis, Ohio, with full military honors provided by the Preble County Honor Guard.
Family will receive friends on Thursday from 2 to 6 p.m. at Nein-Barnes Funeral Home, 249 N. Main St., Camden, Ohio, and one hour prior to the service at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to
, Ohio Southwest Region, 2808 Reading Road, Cincinnati, OH 45206;
- Miami Valley Chapter, 3797 Summit Glen Drive,#G100 Dayton, OH 45449 or Humane Society of Preble County, P.O. Box 72, Eaton, OH 45320. Online condolences may be sent to the family via the website www.barnesfuneralhome.com