Photo by Charley Elder, 2009.
Read and photographed by Bryan D. Bills 9/2/2000.
Jefferson District, Pleasants County, WV. From State Route 2, take County Road 4 to Horseneck (approx. 4.2 miles). Then take County Road 4/3 for approximately 0.7 miles and then take County Road 4/4 over the top of Gard Hill toward Bull Creek until you find the first road which goes to the right (west). At this point, turn right and park in wide place at left of road. You will see a road which leads up the hill (north). There is a cable across road at bottom of hill. Follow this road up to top of hill where you will come into a meadow, where at this point, you can see grave markers up on the ridge to your left. - GPS: N39° 18.301' W81° 18.221'
The first markers you see are in the Hescht Cemetery, but the Hubbs Cemetery is at the same location only it lies on the west side of the Hescht. They are only separated by a property line.
1. Gladys Sunderman, 1930 - 1995
2. Sunken Grave, no marker.
3. Sunken Grave, no marker.
4. Henry Hubbs, 1854 - 1911
6. Abbie Hubbs, "His Wife", 1854 - 19__
7. Sunken Grave, no marker.
8. Sunken Grave, no marker.
9. Sunken Grave, no marker.
10. Sunken Grave, no marker.
11. *Cody Edward Pugh - 9-25-1995 - 10-5-2001
12. *Eddie Lee Pugh - 1-11-1971 - 10-5-2001
13. *Charles Edward Pugh - 12-25-1969 - 10-5-2001
Funeral services for members of a family injured in an auto accident near Martinsville, IL., were held Thursday and Monday for Cody Edward Pugh, 6, Eddie Lee Pugh, 30, Charles Edward “Butchie” Pugh Jr., 31, and Keith Alan Greene, 16.
The family was en-route to Marietta when the accident occurred.
Cody Edward Pugh of Dart, O., Rt. 5, Marietta, was born September 25, 1995, to Charles E. and Shawnee Salser Pugh Jr. He spent his early life in Marietta and was a member of the kindergarten class at Lawrence Elementary School.
He is survived by his mother of Marietta; two half-brothers, Keith Green and Jason Greene, both at home; one half-sister, Ashley Nicole of Marietta; one half- brother, Kyle Andrew of Waterford, 0H.; grandparents Ruth Ann and Charles Pugh Sr. of Rt. 2, Waverly, Mr. and Mrs. Robert Felty of Syracuse, 0H., and Charles Salser of Pomeroy, 0H; great-grandfather, Clarence Sunderman of Waterford; step-great-grandmother. Avis Sunderman of St. Marys; great-grandfather, Oris Hubbard of Syracuse; and many aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was preceded in death by two other victims of the accident, his father Charles Edward "Butchie" Pugh Jr. and his uncle, Eddie Lee Pugh.
Eddie Lee Pugh, 30, of Dart, OH, Rt. 5, Marietta, was born Jan. 11, 1971, in Marietta to Charles and Ruth Ann Sunderman Pugh Sr. He attended Hamilton Junior High School in Parkersburg and Frontier High School at New Matamoras. He spent his early life in Pleasants County in the Bull Creek area. He was a truck driver for Meylan Enterprises of Boaz.
On Oct. 29, 1988, he married Crystal S. Taylor, who survives with two daughters, Jennifer L. Pugh and Crystal L. Pugh, all at home; two brothers, Teddy E. Pugh of Belmont and Bryan E. Pugh and his wife, Rosa, of Waverly; one sister, Jessica L. Dunn and her husband, Milo, of New Matarnoras; his great-grandmother, Avis Sunderman of St. Marys; grandfather, Clarence Sunderman of Waterford, 0.; step-grandmother, Lucy Sunderman of Marietta; and a number of aunts, uncles and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Gladys G.Sunderman; and two other victims of the accident, his brother Charles Edward “Butchie” Pugh Jr. and his nephew, Cody E. Pugh.
Charles Edward “Butchie” Pugh Jr., 31, of Dart, O., Rt. 5, Marietta, was born Dec. 25, 1969, in Marietta to Charles and Ruth Ann Sunderman Pugh Sr. He grew up in the Bull Creek community in Pleasants County and attended St. Marys High School. He had been a truck Driver for Meylan Enterprises of Boaz.
On May 18, 1996, he married Shawnee Salser Green, who survives with two stepsons, Keith Green and Josh Green, all at home. Also surviving are one son, Kyle Andrew Sunderman of Waterford, 0H.; one daughters, Ashley Nicole Pugh of Marietta; his parents of Rt. 2, Waverly; two brothers, Teddy E. Pugh of Belmont and Bryan R. Pugh and his wife, Rose, of Waverly; one sister, Jessica Dunn and her husband, Milo, of New Matamoras; grandfather, Clarence Sunderman of Waterford; great-grandmother, Avis Sunderman of St. Marys; step-grandmother, Lucy Sunderman of Marietta; and a number of nieces, nephews, aunts and uncles.
He was preceded in death by his grandmother, Gladys G. Sunderman; and two other victims of the accident, son Cody E. Pugh and brother Eddie L. Pugh.
Joint funeral services were held at McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home in Marietta with Melvin Adams officiating. Burial was in Hubbs Cemetery in Pleasants County.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Pugh Memorial Fund in care of McClure-SchaferLankford Funeral Home, 314 4th St., Marietta, OH 45750, to help defray the medical and final expenses of family members.
Keith Alan Greene, of Dart, 0H., died Oct. 11, 2001, in the University of Louisville Medical Center.
He was born April 8, 1985, in Marietta to Brian Keith Greene of Rt. 1, Waterford, and Shawnee Faith Green Pugh of Dart. He was a student at Marietta High School and had been employed at the Lafayette Hotel in Marietta. He enjoyed hockey, skating, demolition derbies, music camping and hanging out with his friends.
In addition to his parents, he is survived by one brother, Jason Michael Green of Dart; grandparents Mr. and Mrs. Charles Felty of Syracuse and Charles Salser of Pomeroy; great-grandfather, Oris A. Hubbard of Syracuse; and several uncles, aunts and cousins.
He was preceded in death by his stepfather, Charles Edward “Butchie” Pugh, and his half- brother, Cody E. Pugh, who were killed in the same accident; grandparents, Doanld Owen Green and Nola E. Grreeen; and greatgrandmother, Leeona Mae Hubbard.
Services were Monday at McClure-Schafer-Lankford Funeral Home in Marietta with the Rev. Brian Harness officiating.