Mount Vernon News
  • William R. Peugh

  • August 19, 2010

GROVEPORT — William Reed Peugh, 75, of Groveport lost his hard fought battle with cancer on Aug. 16, 2010.

He was born March 12, 1935, in Mount Vernon to Aredus and Thelma (Heffelfinger) Peugh. He was a Navy veteran and retired from DCSC. He was a member of the U.S.T.A. and enjoyed his retirement as a Standardbred Trainer. He always looked hard for the heart in every horse.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brother, Jim; and sister, Connie.

He is survived by brothers, Chuck, Jerry (Carolyn) and Danny, sister, Barb, sister-in-law, Carolyn and their families; his children, Mike Peugh, Terry (Randy) Ingmire, Greg (Mary) Peugh, Diana (Timothy) Durant; and his grandchildren, Corine, Deidra, Jennifer, Colin, Shelley, Cameron, Grant and Madison.

Family will receive friends today, at the Myers-Woodyard Funeral Home, 587 Main St. in Groveport from 5 p.m. until time of the service at 7:30 p.m. By dad’s wishes he will be cremated and his ashes scattered in the woods where his race horse Miami Jewel, also succumbed to cancer, was buried. They both had a ton of heart.

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