Christopher Robert Pugh was born to Lea Lord and Robert Lonnell Pugh, Sr., on November 14, 2000 in Portsmouth, VA. Chris was preceded in death by his maternal grandfather, Denis Lord.
Christopher attended West Creek High School in Clarksville, TN and graduated with the Class of 2019. Christopher was an all time football star and went on to play for Wheeling University succeeding high school. He also enjoyed wrestling and gaming. He had a great love for cars. Chris was a faithful member of Ministry of Reconciliation Church of Clarksville, TN.
Christopher leaves to cherish his loving and fond memories, a loving mother and step-father; Lea (Clarence) Lord-Smith of Clarksville, TN, a devoted father and step-mother; Robert (Vatase) Lonnell Pugh, Sr., of Newport News, VA, 3 brothers; Kahlil Smith of Clarksville, TN, CeJae Robinson of Newport News, VA, and Robert Pugh, Jr. of Newport News, VA, 4 sisters; Carrington Smith of Clarksville, TN, Kayla Brown of Atlanta, GA, Deijah Lord-Pugh of Clarksville, TN, and Briauna Smith of Clarksville, TN, maternal grandmother; Althea Lord of Clarksville, TN, paternal grandparents; Sam Pugh, Jr., and Lorraine Pugh of Hampton, VA, aunts; Denise (Ardy) Baugh of Brooklyn, NY, and Catherine Pugh of Hampton, VA, godmothers; Clarice Jarrett of Dallas, TX, Teresa (Rodney) Majors of Clarksville, TN, Gisella Sweet of Clarksville, TN, and Ta-hesha Hopkins Collins, uncles; Colin (Melisa) Lord of Chicago, IL, Sam Pugh, III of Newport News, VA, and Emerson Graves of Queens, NY, a wonderful nephew; Karter Pugh and a host of special cousins, and dear friends who will miss Chris dearly.
A funeral service will be held on Friday, July 1, 2022 at at 1:30 P.M. at Ministry of Reconciliation Church of Clarksville, TN. Visitation will begin at 12:00 P.M. Pastor Reeves will officiate the service.
Arrangements are under the care of Gateway Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 335 Franklin St. Clarksville, TN 37040. Phone: 931-919-2600. Online condolences may be made by visiting gatewayfh.com.