Mr. Karl E. Pugh Sr., 87, of Birmingham passed away on January 8, 2019. Karl retired from C.B.I. after 30 years as Maintenance Supervisor and was a United States Air Force veteran. He was a member of Lakeside Baptist Church and was an avid golfer. Karl is preceded in death by his wife, Barbara Pruitt Pugh; son, Richard Pugh; grandchild, Blake Pugh; and parents, Berlin P. Pugh and Katie Gaston Pugh. He is survived by his wife, Loraine Maxwell Pugh; son, Karl Pugh Jr. (Debbie); daughters, Elizabeth Golden and Debra Birmingham; step-son, Ronnie Maxwell (Betty); step-daughters, Gail Lindsey (Brian) and Vilinda Powell (Ronnie); and numerous grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and step-grandchildren. A visitation will be held on Saturday, January 12, 2019 from 10:00am to 12:00pm at Jefferson Memorial Funeral Home in Trussville. The funeral service will begin from the funeral home chapel at 12:00pm with Dr. Richard Trader officiating. Interment will immediately follow at Jefferson Memorial Gardens East. In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Lakeside Baptist Church at 2865 Old Rocky Ridge Road, Birmingham,. AL 35243, (205) 822-1240.