Francis “Leroy” Pugh

Francis “Leroy” Pugh, 80, of Verona, passed away Oct. 14, 2019 at Bentonview Park Health and Rehabilitation in Monett. He was born June 2, 1939 to Arthur and Bertha (Pryor) Pugh. In 1957 he married Loretta Craig, who survives.
Pugh grew up in Barry County and attended school at Victory School. For many years he enjoyed ministering throughout the Midwest. The last church he pastored was Merl’s Chapel Freewill Baptist Church in Cassville.
Also surviving are: sons, Dewayne Pugh of Monett, Lynn (Carolyn) Pugh of St. Peters and Kenny Pugh of Warrenton; nine grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren. Preceding him in death were his parents and brothers, Winfred and Virgil.
Services were held Oct. 20, 2019, at Fohn Funeral Home in Cassville. Burial was held at Mineral Springs Cemetery in Cassville. Memorials may be made to Mineral Springs Cemetery in memory of Pugh.


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