Rufus Barnett Pugh Jr.
A Mass of Christian burial for Mr. Rufus Barnett Pugh, Jr. 84, will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, Aug. 17, 2013, at Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church with Rev. Charles McMillin officiating.
Visitation hours will begin today, Friday, Aug. 16, 2013, from 10:30 a.m. until 9 p.m. with a rosary being recited at 6 p.m. Visitation on Saturday will be from 8 a.m. until the time of services.
Burial will be in Calvary Cemetery under the direction of Miguez Funeral Home of Jennings.
Mr. Pugh died Aug. 14, 2013, at 7:10 p.m. in Jennings American Legion Hospital.
Mr. Pugh was a native of Beaumont, Texas, and a lifelong resident of Jennings. He was a retired accountant and a member of Our Lady Help of Christians Catholic Church. He loved football, liked to travel and see the country, loved his family and spending time with his grandchildren.
He is survived by his wife of 64 years, Patricia Taylor Pugh of Jennings; two daughters, Cynthia (Henry) Sonnier and Sherrie Pugh, both of Lake Charles; a son, Rick (Marci) Pugh of Aurora, Colo.; two sisters, Ann (Jessie) Stafford and Sue (Lem) Gravelle, both of Lafayette; a brother-in-law, Warren Taylor; eight grandchildren, Matthew (Marcy) Sonnier, Gregory (Roxanne) Sonnier, Roxan (John) Soliz, Hester (Aaron) Canfield, Douglas (April) Human, Zinda Viator, Casey (Jason) Speciner and Chris Zayc; and eight great-grandchildren, Madison, Madalyn, Gavin, Caleb, Alissa, Jayden, Gabby and Shiloh.
Mr. Pugh was preceded in death by his parents, Rufus Barnett Sr. and Mamie Lee Radke Pugh; and a sister, Fern Heichelheim.
Words of comfort may be expressed at www.miguezfuneralhome.com.
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