The Register-Herald, Beckley, West Virginia


February 13, 2014

Obituaries — Thursday, Feb. 13, 2014



Charles Edgar Pugh

Charles Edgar Pugh, age 82, of Eccles, beloved husband, and best friend of Mary Williams Pugh for 56 years passed away peacefully on Monday, February 10, 2014, after a long illness.

Mr. Pugh was born on June 1, 1931, in Eccles, W.Va. He was preceded death by his parents, Frank Arthur and Mary Alice McGee Pugh as well as siblings Sally, Naomi, Frank Arthur, Leonard, James, and Dexter.

Left to cherish his memories are his wife Mary, daughter Kathie and husband Kevin Pitchford of Staunton, Va., daughter Kimberly and husband David Farley of Beckley, son Eddie Pugh and wife Cara of Eccles; two sisters, Margaret Stone of Eccles, and Pearl Hebb of Colorado. Grandchildren include, Nikole, Nicholas, Rachel, Cameron, and Sonni. Great grandchildren, Jaimen, Landon, Maddie, and Breckston, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and other relatives and close friends.

After proudly serving his country in the Korean War as an armor crewmen (tanker), in the  U.S. Army, Mr. Pugh was honorably discharged and went on to a successful career of 43 years with the Kroger Company. He lived his life as he served his country, with pride, integrity, respect, and honor. Those are the qualities he had instilled in his children and they have instilled in theirs. He will be sadly missed by all who knew him.

Funeral services will be conducted at the Rose and Quesenberry Peace Chapel in Beckley on Friday, February 14, 2014, at 2 p.m. with Pastor Danny Bennett officiating. Burial will follow at Sunset Memorial Park in Beckley.

Friends may visit with the family from noon until service time on Friday.

Pallbearers will be family members and friends.

Private online condolences, floral tributes, and other expressions of sympathy may be directed to the family via our guestbook at

Arrangements are by Rose and Quesenberry Funeral Home, 1901 South Kanawha Street, Beckley.  


Craig Terrance Williams

LOOKOUT — Craig Terrance Williams, 50 of Lookout, passed away on Tuesday, February 11, 2014.

In keeping with Craig’s final wishes he will be cremated and there will be no services conducted.

Online condolences and other tributes may be made to the Williams Family via

Arrangements by Blue Ridge Funeral Home and Cremations, 5251 Robert C. Byrd Drive in Prosperity.


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