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Welcome to Pugh Funeral Home
As traditions might change, one thing remains constant- the personal care and professional attention given to each
family we serve. Because of this care we have been rated as one of the top funeral homes in the country, a
designation of which we are very proud and work hard to maintain.
Please feel free to browse our pages to learn more about pre-planning a funeral and grief support, as well as the
traditional funeral and cremation services that we have to offer. If you have any questions or concerns please feel
free to contact us at anytime, we are available by phone or e-mail, or drop by the office in person. We are always
here to help.
Pugh - Troy Funeral Home, Troy NC is proud be part of the Pugh Funeral Home Family. The Pugh Funeral
Home tradition started 170 years ago in 1857, now serving Families from five Piedmont North Carolina locations,
Asheboro, Randleman, Troy, Siler City, and Star. Since our beginning we have always have been a family owned
and operated business we continue to be so now.
Funeral services in Troy were conducted by Auley O. Wooley of the Dixie Furniture Company until August 1925 when the business was sold to Troy Furniture Company. The funeral business was conducted from the furniture store, and E.T. Reynolds became manager in October, 1926. Three years later he took a leave of absence to attend Worsham College of Embalming in Chicago. After graduation he return home and was Montgomery County’s first licensed embalmer.
In 1940 the funeral business was separated from the furniture and moved to its present location on North Main Street. Mont L. Reynolds joined the staff in 1945 and remained until his death 1967. In 1950 Mr. and Mrs. John Riley Beaman moved into the apartment upstairs at the funeral home and served as host and hostess for eighteen years.
Pugh Funeral Home, Inc. purchased the funeral home from the Reynold’s family in January 1968. William H. Johnson, was the first manager and remained until his retirement in the early 1980’s. William H. “Bill” Kearns became manager until his retirement in 2008, Sherrill Bumgarner served until 2016. Dean Shelton currently is the manager.
Starting in 2010 the building underwent eighteen months of major renovations which turned it into the modern facility we see today.
The death of someone we care about can be one of the most difficult experiences of life. Words seem inadequate to describe how painful the grief we feel can be. It is often much more challenging than we expect and than others seem to think. Read More