Robert “Bob” D. Pugh, 74, of Mansfield, OH passed away Wednesday, April 11, 2018, at OhioHealth Riverside Hospital in Columbus, OH. Bob was born in Meyersdale, the son of the late Silas and Ruth (Ravenscraft) Pugh.
Bob is survived by his wife, Dottie Eagle Pugh; four daughters, Lori (Jon) Holzworth, Lisa (Doug) Hersch, Bobbi Weaver, Becky Pugh and fiancé Dion; step daughter, Michelle (Ron) Bertke; thirteen grandchildren, Alaina, Christopher, Haili, Katie, Doug, Courtney, Mackenzie, Matthew, Carleigh, Morgan, Brandon, Jenna and LeAnne; brother, Walter “Sonny”; adopted brother, Wayne Ravenscraft; many other family members; and several good friends including his church family. He graduated from Salisbury Elk Lick High School in 1961. Bob was a veteran of the U.S. Army. He excelled in baseball and was drafted as a pitcher by the Pittsburgh Pirates. He played baseball for many years, traveling all over Pennsylvania, Maryland, West Virginia and Ohio in the Penn-Mar League. Bob was an avid softball player, bowler, and golfer. He was able to design and construct just about anything and spent many years on remodeling projects.
Bob’s greatest joy was attending his daughters’ and grandchildren’s athletic and musical events. In later years, he mentored his grandsons in baseball, teaching Doug, Christopher and Matthew to pitch.
Family will receive friends from 2 p.m. until time of memorial service at 4 p.m. Saturday, April 21, at Price Funeral Service, Meyersdale, with Pastor Dave Bates officiating.
Arrangements by Price Funeral Service, Inc., Meyersdale. (www.WilliamRowePrice.com)
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