Frank Augustus Pugh, 62, of Portland, died Friday, Oct. 9, 2020, at his residence. Frank was a 1977 graduate of Montrose Academy. He was the Owner and Vice President of Arkansas AG and GPS Gin Company and a member of the Portland United Methodist Church.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Thomas Robert “Tom” and Elsie Silverman Pugh.
He is survived by his wife, Melissa Brinson Pugh of Portland; two sons, Robert Pugh and wife, Ashley, of Lake Village and Cody Channell and wife, Kristyn, of Ruston, La.; two daughters, Stephanie Pugh Smith and husband, Tom, of Lake Village and Hayley Golden and husband, Billy, of Lacey; a step-son, Blake Morgan of Dumas; a step-daughter, Meagan Johnson and husband, Chance, of England, Ark.; his brother, Tom Pugh Jr. and wife, Cindy, of Little Rock; an uncle; five grandchildren and two nieces.
Graveside services were 4 p.m., Oct. 12, in the Portland Cemetery with Stanton Veazey and the Rev. E.W. Ricks officiating.
Honorary pallbearers were Mike Adams, George Rutledge, David Yocum, Matt Livingston, Ronnie Berkemeyer, Don Arensman, Perry Wilson and Alvaro Mondragon.
Memorials may be made to the Portland Cemetery Association, PO Box 174, Portland, AR 71663.
Funeral arrangements are under the direction of Jones-Hartshorn Funeral Home of Hamburg.
Online condolences may be made to jones-hartshorn.com.