Obituary

Luther Daniel Pugalee

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TTROY - Luther Daniel Pugalee, 92, of Troy, passed away Saturday, August 23, 2014, at the Koester Pavilion, Troy. He was born on September 15, 1921, in Princeton, WV., to the late Frank and Anne (O'Dell) Pugalee. Luther was married to Thelma (Hume) Pugalee and she preceded him in death in 2006.

Luther is survived by his daughters and sons-in-law: Lolita and Robert Zeller of Troy; Kathleen and Ed Neves of Piqua; Sandy and Mike Reier of Sidney; Linda Stafford of Troy; Jean Todd of Sidney; Carol and Mark Hennessey of Troy; Diane and Bill Sherman of Troy; and Tina and James Riddle of Troy; sisters: Peggy Howerton of Lamar, WV., and Vic Adams of Princeton, WV.; half-sisters: Mary Jo Laftery of S.C., and Jacklyn Martin of Peterstown, WV.; seventeen grandchildren; 25 great-grandchildren and two great-greatgrandchildren.

In addition to his parents and wife, Luther was preceded in death by his two sons, Daniel and Steven Pugalee; sisters, Zelphi Jenkins and Margaret Milam; brother, Louie Pugalee and grandson, Lonnie Pugalee.

Luther was World War II U.S. Army veteran. He was retired from General Motors, Inland Division in Vandalia. He enjoyed fishing and playing the lottery.

Services will be held 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Baird Funeral Home, Troy, with the Pastor Phyllis Doseck officiating. Interment will follow in the Riverside Cemetery, Troy with Veterans Honor Guard services at the graveside. The family will receive friends from noon to 2 p.m. Tuesday at the funeral home. Memorial contributions may be made to the , 15120 Collections Center Drive, L. Box no. 15120, Chicago, IL 60693.

Friends may express condolences to the family through www.bairdfuneralhome.com.


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Published in Piqua Daily Call from Aug. 24 to Aug. 25, 2014
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