Edward Lee Pugh Sr. (1946 - 2018)

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Hinesville- Edward Lee Pugh, Sr. was born in Windsor, North Carolina on August 20, 1946 to Frances Pugh and Edward Lee Bond (Bob) and was the son-in-law of John Thomas Wilson, Sr. and Louise Craig Wilson. All deceased. Edward died on November 10, 2018.
He leaves behind to cherish his memory his loving and devoted childhood sweetheart and wife of 52 years, Turessa. They have resided in Hinesville, Georgia for 33 years. From their union two children were born, Edward Lee Pugh, Jr. (Antoinette) and Belinda Pugh. He also leaves behind one granddaughter YaMaya Pugh, sisters Eula Mae Bond, Clotie Swain (deceased), Doris James (deceased), Dorothy Pugh (deceased) and brothers Fred Pugh, Lloyd Pugh (deceased), Joe Louis Pugh (deceased) and Clyde Pugh (deceased), five sister-in-law's: Ameta Bond, Rosa Speller (James), Patricia Speller, Flora Speller, and Regina Bell (Raymond); four brother-in-law's: John Thomas Wilson, Jr., Noah Wilson, Silas Wilson and Melvin Wilson, and a host of nieces and nephews. His childhood friend James Swain and cousin Pete Bond.
Edward Lee joined St. Paul Missionary Baptist Church at a young age, was a member of the youth choir and attended Sunday school. He was drafted in the United States Army in 1966. He served in two tours in Vietnam and one in Korea. He received several medals and badges of honor that included Army Service Ribbon, Vietnam Service Medal and the Meritorious Service Medal. He retired from the United States Army as a Master Sergeant in 1989. After retirement he worked at Ace Hardware and then settled into second career with the city of Hinesville, Georgia as the Utilities Management Manager and retired from that position in August 2009.
After retirement, Edward Lee loved the life of leisure. He enjoyed his cars, watching black and white westerns, handing out candy to children at Halloween, taking pictures and especially spending time with his family. He also was a generous donor to various organizations including St. Jude's, The March of Dimes, Needy Family Ministries (Sister Hilda Maxine Carter) and The John and Louise Wilson Scholarship. He supported his church's auxiliaries and his daughter's fundraising efforts.
Visitation is 5-6 p.m. Wednesday, Nov. 14 at the Frank V. Givens Memorial Chapel, Dorchester Funeral Home, 7842, E. Oglethorpe Hwy, Midway.

Dorchester Funeral Home will be handling the arrangements.
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Published in Coastal Courier from Nov. 13 to Nov. 20, 2018
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