Delmar A. Pugh
Colonel, United States Army
Delmar A. Pugh, 86, an Army Colonel who in retirement served seven years as manager of the federal credit union at the Naval Research Laboratory, died of cancer July 15, 2003, at Inova Mount Vernon Hospital.
Colonel Pugh, who lived in Alexandria, Virginia, was born in Frank, Pennsylvania. He served in the Army from 1942 to 1972, mostly as an infantry officer. During World War II he served in the Rhineland and central Europe. He served in Korea and Vietnam during the wars there. While serving in the Army he graduated from the University of Nebraska.
He settled in the Washington area 37 years ago.
From 1972 to 1979 he managed the credit union at the Naval Research Laboratory.
He was a member of Aldersgate United Methodist Church in Alexandria.
Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Eva
Blank Pugh of Alexandria; two sons, Robert Pugh of Ruckersville, Va., and
James Pugh of Alexandria; a brother; a sister; two grandchildren; and a
PUGH, DELMAR A., Col., USA (Ret.)
On Tuesday, July 15, 2003. Devoted husband
of Eva P. Pugh; loving father of Roberd D. Pugh of Charlottesville, Virginia,
and James W. Pugh of Alexandria, Virginia; brother of Kenneth Pugh, William
Pugh and Avon English; grandfather of Cris and Kathleen Pugh; great-grandfather
of Jordan Anyce Pugh. Funeral service, with Full Military Honors, will
be held at Fort Myer Chapel on Tuesday, August 26, at 11 a.m. at Arlington
National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made
to the American Lung Association of Northern VA, 9735 Main St., Fairfax,