He was born April 8, 1928, in Terre Haute, to Edward and Mary (Thomas) Pugh.
Thomas was a United States Army veteran who served in Germany during World War II. He retired from working as a carrier for the United States Postal Service in Indianapolis for more than 25 years. He loved bowling, camping and watching Jeopardy and Wheel of Fortune.
He was a member of Victory Christian Church and the Center Point Masonic Lodge No. 597. He was a former Pastor at Fowler Park Chapel.
He was preceded in death by his parents, daughter Pam Pugh, and brothers Carl, Robert, and Raymond Pugh, and son-in-law Max Walker.
Survivors include his loving wife Edith (Tallman) Pugh, whom he married Dec. 31, 1970, children Tom Pugh Jr., Brazil, Tom Majors and wife Irma, Wisconsin, Don Majors, Brazil, Gary Majors and wife Cathie, California, Stella Walker, Brazil, Mark Majors and wife Jo, Florida, Marian Burns and husband Scott, Brazil, and Daniel Majors, Brazil. Also surviving are grandchildren Ryan Pugh, Keith Majors, Jenny Majors, Don Majors Jr., Thresa Majors, Amy Majors, Marcie Majors, Andrew Majors, Katrina Majors, Austin Majors, Paul Majors, Chris Walker, Jeff Walker, Autumn Miller, Shad Majors, Courtney Majors, Baileigh Burns and Alex Majors, and five great-grandchildren.
The Pugh family wants to sincerely thank Dr. C. Mendosa, Dr. Chakrabarti and Dr. C. Reddy for all of their help, kindness and compassion.
Visitation will be Saturday, Feb. 13, 2010, from 4-8 p.m., in Roselawn Funeral Home. Services will take place Sunday, Feb. 14, 2010, in the funeral home, at 2 p.m., with Pastor Dana Coverstone officiating. Burial will be in Roselawn Memorial Park.
The family asks that instead of flowers, donations be made in Tom's name to the Hospice of the Wabash Valley, American Cancer Society or the American Heart Association.