Jim Prugh  September 15 1945  September 22 2022

Jim Prugh September 15 1945 September 22 2022

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September 15 1945 September 22 2022
Jim Prugh of Salem, Missouri was born in Rural Dent County on September 15, 1945, to the late Henry and Bertha (Ludwig) Prugh. He left this world on Thursday September 22, 2022, at the age of 77 years. He was united in marriage to Jewell Griffith on February 14, 1969. They enjoyed 53 years of adventure and time spent with family and friends. Jim was educator, he attended College of the Ozarks graduated in 1967. He started teaching in Bunker, Missouri for one year and then went to Salem where he worked over 30 years. He taught science and later became a high school counselor. He enjoyed photography which he started in college when he took pictures and developed a yearbook. He inspired student about the outdoors and teaching them to use a camera and developing a yearbook. Jim spent every moment he could on the river, canoeing or taking people to the river, working summers and weekend at the canoe rentals. He also camped a lot on his younger days. Also raised ultimate gardens while practicing his river skills. His caring for students helped more than he ever knew. When you saw him, it was like time had never gone on you just picked up talking where you left off. He is preceded in death by his parents Henry and Bertha Prugh, brothers; Bill and Richard Prugh, and sister Pat Baum. Family who are left to treasure his memory and continue his legacy are his wife Jewell of the home, Brother-in-law Bud Griffith, and wife Donna all of Salem, sister in law, Ruth Johnson, brother in law Ken Lanham and wife Sandy, nieces and nephews; Judy Rodriguez, Cheryl Davis, Cammie Morrison, Terri Prugh, Melanie Prugh, Kevin Prugh, Rick Prugh, Brian Griffith, Angie Baker, Kris Johnson, Darcy Wilding, Kara Lanham, Joe Lanham ,Larry Lanham, Linda Franz, Brenda Brotherton, Darold Lanham, Jimmy Lanham, Juanita May, Scott Lanham, Jeff Lanham, Kim Mead, and Kelly Ramsey and a host of great nieces and nephews and many friends. Graveside Services will be 2:00 p.m. at Pilgrims Rest Cemetery with Family and friends officiating. Honorary Pallbearers are Kevin Prugh, Rick Prugh, Brian Griffith, Bud Griffith, and Shawn Baker. Memorials are suggested to Pilgrims rest or a organization of your choice. Cards are available at any James & Gahr Mortuary location. Online condolences can be made at jamesgahrmortuary.com.

Our most sincere sympathies to the family and friends of Jim Prugh September 15 1945 September 22 2022.

Dent County Memorial Chapel

Death notice for the town of: Salem, state: Missouri

death notice Jim Prugh September 15 1945 September 22 2022

obituary notice Jim Prugh September 15 1945 September 22 2022

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