Mr. Eddie Pugh is a native of Tuscaloosa, Alabama. He graduated from West End Christian School in 1973. He is married to Cherry L. Pugh and has three children and six grandchildren. He is currently employed part-time with the Alabama Fire College as an instructor. He retired from the City of Tuscaloosa Fire & Rescue Services Department after a 35 year career ending as a Battalion Chief. Mr. Pugh has served his city in various charitable events and hopes to continue doing so. He has been honored to receive numerous awards during his Fire Department career such as International Association of Fire Fighters Leadership Award and the Professional Fire Fighter of Alabama Jim Clinton Award. Mr. Pugh looks forward to serving on the Tuscaloosa City Council.