James Evert Pugh, 76, of Bartlesville, passed away Monday, August 26, 2013.
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A graveside service will be held at 11:00 a.m. Friday, August 30, 2013 at the Tyner Cemetery, Oglesby, OK with Reverend Darryl Wootton officiating. Arrangements are under the direction of Walker-Brown Funeral Home.
James was born January 27, 1937 in Oglesby to Harry Byron and Helen Phyllis (Atkins) Pugh Sr. James grew up and attended schools in Oglesby and Ramona, graduating from Ramona High School in 1955. He married Martha Ann Martin on August 17, 1957 in Oglesby. James worked numerous jobs before starting a career in the oilfield. He worked for Rig Cementing Company and Tri Am Acid & Fracturing before retiring.
James is survived by his wife, Martha Ann "Sue" Pugh of the home. Four daughters; Ginger and husband Claud Wisinger, Janet and husband Monty Kendrick, Sue and husband Joseph Werts and Beth and husband David Grim all of Bartlesville. One brother, Harry Byron Pugh Jr. and wife Margel, two sisters; Phyllis Joan Pugh and Judith Ann and husband Ken Williams all of Bartlesville. He was blessed with 12 grandchildren, 27 great grandchildren, numerous nieces, nephews and many friends.
He was preceded in death by his parents, two sisters, Katherine Mae Pierce, Elsia Lea Thompson and brother-in-law, Samuel Thompson.
Online condolences for the family can be left at www.walkerbrownfuneralhome.com.
Walker-Brown Funeral Home
4201 Southeast Nowata Road
Bartlesville, OK 74006
Published in Examiner-Enterprise from Aug. 29 to Sept. 28, 2013