Robert Elwood Pugh

Dateline – Wilmington, North Carolina

Robert Elwood Pugh of Wilmington was born on December 27, 1930 and died May 25, 2021. He was the son of the late Jonah Alexander Pugh and Gladys Traylor Pugh.

He was predeceased by his first wife Evelyn, and oldest sister June.

He is survived by his wife Jean Genevieve (Morgan), stepdaughters Gail (Terry) Gallaher and Teresa (Conrad) Payne all of Wilmington, NC; step grandchildren Rachel Gallaher of Houston, TX and Patrick Gallaher of Riverdale, MD; sisters Jo Ann (David) Turner of Wilmington, NC, and Betty (Ken) Hansley of Raleigh, NC; niece Cyndee (ed) Cathey; and nephews Wayne (Kathy) Hansley and Bill (Susie) Hansley.

Bob attended Wilmington College, East Carolina University, and American University where he was awarded a PhD.

He worked in the Washington, DC, area with the Social Security Administration. When he retired, he became a professor of business at George Mason University in Fairfax, VA and then at Francis Marion University in Florence, SC.

A funeral service in memory of Bob will be held at 10:00 am, Saturday, May 29, 2021 at Andrews Mortuary. Visitation will be held at 9:00. Interment will follow at Greenlawn Memorial Park Cemetery.

Memorial donations in memory of Bob can be made to your preferred charity.

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