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Raymond Leonard Pugh

Obituary for Raymond Leonard Pugh

September 30, 1925 - November 19, 2018
San Antonio, Texas | Age 93

... fought in Guam and Iwo Jima and was awarded the Purple Heart ...


Raymond Leonard Pugh died Monday, November 19th 2018 at age 93. He was born on September 30th 1925 in San Antonio, Texas.

He grew up in nearby Pleasanton, Texas in Atascosa County and joined the United States Navy, eventually serving in the 3rd Marine Division during World War II. Leonard fought on Guam and Iwo Jima. He was awarded the Purple Heart for wounds sustained during the battle of Iwo Jima.

Upon discharge and returning to Texas he met and married Elizabeth Pagel Pugh, who preceded him in death in 2006. Mr. Pugh had a distinguished civilian service career with the United States Air Force at Kelly AFB in San Antonio Texas.

Leonard is survived by his three children; Sharon, John, and Betsy. Two sons in law, Tom and Maurice; six grandchildren, Susan, John, Sarah Beth, Rebecca, Kyle, and Alexander and two great grandchildren, Wyatt and Riley Rose.

Visitation and rosary will be held Tuesday, December 4th at Saint Margaret Mary Catholic Church, 1314 Fair Avenue, at 6:00 PM.

The funeral Mass will be held Wednesday, December 5th also at Saint Margaret Mary at 9:30 AM.

In lieu of flowers please make donations to either Saint Jude Children's Hospital or Saint PJ's Children's Home.

Our family would like to thank the dedicated doctors and nurses at Metro-SICU for their heroic efforts and kindness in caring for our Granddad.

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Porter Loring Mortuary

1101 McCullough Avenue
San Antonio, TX 78212
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