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Bob Damian Pugh

Bob Damian Pugh

Male 1920 - 2011  (90 years)

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  • Name Bob Damian Pugh 
    Born 15 Sep 1920  Pueblo, Pueblo County, Colorado, United States of America Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 16 Jul 2011  Long Beach, CA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I27851  Whitton
    Last Modified 22 Jun 2020 

    Family Lola Christine Whitton,   b. 1 Feb 1923, Wichita, Kansas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Nov 2010, Long Beach, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years) 
    Married 28 Mar 1942 
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
     3. Living
    Last Modified 22 Jun 2020 
    Family ID F10509  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Robert Damian Pugh
      September 15, 1920 - July 16, 2011
      Robert (Bob) Pugh, beloved husband, father, grandfather, brother, uncle and friend, passed peacefully on July 16. He was preceded in death by his parents, Jacob Ellsworth and Venetia Margaret Clutter Pugh, siblings Donald, Verna Lee, James and wife, Lola Christine Whitton Pugh, the love of his life. Born in Pueblo, CO, Bob moved to Long Beach in 1937, attended Long Beach Polytechnic High, LB City College and received U.S. Coast Guard Academy officer training before serving in Honolulu from 1942 to 1946. Forty years at Proctor & Gamble brought him much pride and joy. Always active, he enjoyed family vacations, gardening, fishing, sports, music and learning about others. He happily volunteered with the Boy Scouts, Little League and the P&G Alumni Association. His endless humor, generosity, compassion and love of life were ever-present. While these activities and values were important, family and friends were central: Chris, his wife of 69 years and best friend; loving children Gary (Martha), Janis Jacobs (Rick) and Scott (Irene); adored grandchildren, Mary Ellen & Robert Pugh, Zachary & Joshua Jacobs, Sydney & Scotty Pugh; sister-in-law, Carol Whitton Woods, nephew, Don Woods (Maya), numerous cousins, nieces and nephews and his multitude of fabulous friends. He will be deeply missed. Memorial Services will be held at 3:00 PM, Saturday, July 30, at the Los Altos United Methodist Church, 5950 East Willow Street, Long Beach, CA 90815. Reception following. Donations may be made to the American Heart Association in his memory.