September 06, 2017

Mr. Roy L. Bugh, 77, died peacefully in his home outside Ewing, MO on August 31, 2017. He was born March 6, 1940 in Lewistown, MO to Ruby and Albert Bugh. Roy married Judith Ann Shouse in 1962, and they had just celebrated their 55th wedding anniversary; she survives.

Mr. Bugh was a 1958 graduate of Lewistown High School.. He had worked at John Deere Harvester in East Moline, Ill. He was an accomplished carpenter, remodeling many houses. He was a certified auctioneer, barber, farmer, and small engine mechanic. Roy enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren, playing bluegrass music, horseback riding, watching his cattle and listening to his coyote hounds run. As a 32nd degree Master Mason, he had just been awarded his 50-year pin. Mr. and Mrs. Bugh attended Emerson Baptist Church.

Other survivors include his daughter Kathy (Brent) Burchett of Milton, Iowa and his son Larry (Tracy) Bugh of Quincy, Ill. Surviving grandchildren include Royal and Raven Bugh of Quincy, IL; Noah, Jonah and Amos Stovall of Milton, Iowa; Baley Burchett of Iowa City, Iowa; and Avery Burchett of Burlington, Iowa. Surviving siblings include Lloyd (Barb) Bugh, Kenny (Lois) Bugh, Ron Bugh, Steve (Karen) Bugh, Dennis (Karen) Bugh, Norma “Sis” Lay, and Melba (Carl) Bodine.

Mr. Bugh was preceded in death by his parents; a brother, Larry Dean Bugh; and a grandson, River Bugh.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, September 6, 2017 at 10:30 a.m. at the Ball-Davis Funeral Home in Ewing with Rev. Jeff Voepel officiating.Pallbearers: Ron Bugh, Dennis Bugh, Sonny Klocke, Tim Bridgeman, Tom Allison and Aaron Lay. Honorary Pallbearer: Bill Runquist Music: I Will Go To My Grave Loving You,Family Bible, Supper Time and The Soul of Men Never Die. Visitation and a Masonic service was held September 5 in the funeral home.

Burial was in Ewing Memorial Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Hospice of Northeast Missouri, 201 S. Baltimore, Suite C, Kirksville, MO 63501 or the River Bugh Memorial Fund at First Bankers Trust in Quincy, IL.

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