Lebanon — Billy J. Pugh, 77, of Lebanon, died Thursday, Aug. 16, 2012, at Parkwood Health Care Center in Lebanon.
He was born on Aug. 24, 1934, in Pennington, W.Va. He was the son of Harvey and Nannie Wilson Pugh; both parents preceded him in death.
He married Deborah Fuentes on Sept. 5, 1971, in Las Vegas, Nev. She survives.
Billy was a farmer for most of his life in Arizona at the B&B Farms, where he retired. He also worked for the Holiday Inn in Lebanon for some time.
He was a member of the Nazarene Church. His hobbies included model airplanes, fishing, drawing, painting and wrestling.
Survivors also include sons Alfred Contreras of Lebanon; Jose Fuentes of Tampa, Fla.; and Freddie Pugh of Lebanon; daughter Renna Larkin of Lebanon, and 12 grandchildren.
He was also preceded in death by a son, Billy Pugh Jr., and brother, Glenn Pugh.
Russell & Hitch is in charge of the arrangements.