Joseph Earl Pugh

Published 1:15 pm Thursday, July 1, 2021

Services for Mr. Joseph Earl Pugh of Monticello are 11:00 a.m., Friday, July 2, 2021, at Monticello Baptist Church with visitation from 9:00 until the time of the service. Burial will be at the church cemetery.

Mr. Joseph Earl Pugh, 87, went to be with his Lord and Savior on June 30, 2021, at his residence.

He was born on December 18, 1933, in Oak Grove, Florida.

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He was retired from Georgia Pacific and was a member of Monticello Baptist Church.

Mr. Pugh enjoyed hunting, fishing, sports, gardening and spending time with his family and friends. He will be missed by all that loved and knew him.

Preceding him in death were his parents; Joseph Albert Pugh and Willie Celeste Enfinger; wife of 66 years, Anita Faye Pugh; and son-in-law, Randy Foster.

Those left to cherish his memory are his daughters, Debra Foster, Suanne Foster and husband, Wayne, Vicki Godwin and husband, Doug; and brother, Elvin Pugh and wife, Peggy.

He is also survived by five grandchildren, Stacey Foster, Skye Smith (JJ), Mandy Foster, Douglas Godwin (Elizabeth) and Joey Foster (Rebecca); along with four great-grandchildren; and two great-great-grandchildren.

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