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Obituary For

James Pugh

01/27/1937 - 08/26/2013

James Evert Pugh, 76, of Bartlesville, passed away Monday, August 26, 2013.  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.



Reverend Darryl Wootton


08/30/2013 11:00 am
Tyner Cemetery

Oglesby OK 74061


08/30/2013 11:00 am
Tyner Cemetery

Oglesby OK 74061

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  • Posted by Heather Cramer from Bartlesville, Oklahoma
    My Grandpa I never got to give you a hug before an angel took your hand and gave you a tug I never got to give you a kiss before you made your final wish I never got to tell you I love you before you disappeared into the sky so blue I never got to tell you Goodbye all these things I wish I did whether by choice or fate I was too late. I love you Grandpa. I remember all the good times we had. Grandpa was the best Sending Condolences to all the family and friends
    08/27/2013 at 07:37pm
  • Posted by John King from Bartlesville, Oklahoma
    Though i haven't seen you for a long time I will never forget working with you at Rig Cementing during those boom times in the early 80's where 24 hr call , 80 + hrs a week , and spending all night working or waiting in the middle of nowhere were normal .
    08/29/2013 at 03:22pm
  • Posted by Barbara Ketchum from Dewey, Oklahoma
    Susie, Ginger, Janet, Sue Ellen & Beth Ann; May God watch over you and comfort you with His love in the days to come. Love Barb
    08/29/2013 at 06:01pm
  • Posted by vickie (young) sigler from bartlesville, Oklahoma
    Judy, Joan & Byron so sorry for your loss.
    08/29/2013 at 07:45pm