James E. Pugh

February 1, 1941 - October 21, 2016
James Pugh thumbnail
Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Inc. Light a candle Light a candle


James E. Pugh, 75, of Lima, died on October 21, 2016 at his home. He was born February 1, 1941 in St. Marys, the son of Jess and Lenore (Allen) Pugh. He was raised by his Aunt, Loretta (Thomas) Pugh. On May 29, 1959, he married Joyce Ann Swick, who preceded him in death.
Jim was a life-long caregiver. He treated his patients as family and helped them to live their final years with joy and dignity. Jim was a pillar of strength and always available for all of his family. He was a loving father and a great pleasure in his life was spending time with his grandsons, Tyler and Brady.
Survivors include sons Eric Pugh, Lima, and Kevin (Lori) Pugh, Columbus, grandsons Brady and Tyler Pugh, Elida, a brother, Leroy Pugh of Florida, a sister, Ilene Adams of Tennesee, sisters in law Genie Swick and Laurie Swick, Elida, and brother in law Herb (Jean) Swick, Delphos.
He was preceded in death by brothers Thomas Pugh, Fenton Pugh, Junior (Opal) Pugh, and Kenneth Pugh, a sister, Irene Pugh, and brothers in law Doyt Swick, Ronald Swick, and Dennis Swick.
Burial will be a private service at Greenlawn Cemetery, Elida. Memorial contributions can be made to the family through Bayliff and Son Funeral Home, Cridersville.

Leave a Condolence

Life Event Timeline

Help tell the story of James by contributing to the Life Event Timeline. Upload the photo of an event...

Post an Event

Timeline for James Pugh

Born: February 1, 1941
Died: October 21, 2016

Condolences for James Pugh

Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Inc.

Our sincere condolences.

The staff of Bayliff & Son Funeral Home, Inc..