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Judson Edmund Paugh, 90, passed away October 14, 2017 at the home of his daughter, Melody, where he resided since 2013, in Carthage, MO.
Judson was born October 11, 1927, in Carthage, to Phillip Eugene Paugh and Nina Ermine "Bogue" Paugh. He was a longtime area resident and farmer. He spent time at Grand Lake, in Oklahoma, wintered in Texas but always called Carthage home.
Judson worked as the assistant superintendent for National Biscuit Company, where he retired after 36 years. He served in the Army during World War II and was stationed stateside in Seattle Washington.
Judson was united in marriage to Doris Wolsey June 30, 1945, in Carthage. She preceded him in death April 2, 2005.
Judson is survived by one daughter, Melody Nichols, of Carthage; and one son, Willis Paugh and wife (Marilyn), of Carthage; six grandchildren, Judson Eugene Paugh and wife (Lisa), Dr. Leslie Hamlett and husband (Dr. Sean Hamlett), Misty Nichols, Andrea Smith and husband (Dustin), Joshua Nichols, and Hailey Dininger and husband (Chad); seven great-grandchildren. Judson is preceded in death by his parents, wife, three brothers, one sister and one son-in-law, Terry Nichols, and one grandson, Dylan Paugh
Graveside services will be held at 10 a.m. Thursday, October 19, at Fasken cemetery, east of Carthage.
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Published on October 17, 2017
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