Mr. Fred Fugate, Jr., 3945 Thornton Dr. Kingsport, TN, departed this life Tuesday, October 6, 2015, at Church Hill Rehab Center, after a long illness. He was preceded in death by a son, Howard L. Fugate and wife Cynthia; his parents, Fred, Sr.; and Louise Fugate of Rogersville; a brother, Charles Fugate; sisters, Ms. Shirley Hoyle, and Ethel Findley.
Fred graduated from Swift High School and Steed Jr College. He served in the US Army for 22 years. Retiring from Eastman Kodak.
Mr. Fugate is survived by his wife, Ms. Betty Fugate; sons: Fred III(Beady) of Montgomery AL, Anthony of Kingsport, TN, and Steven (Anna Marie) of Morristown, TN; sisters: Nancy (Don) Simonton of Rogersville, TN, Anita Spears of Dayton, OH; brother: Thomas(Jennie) Fugate of Dayton, OH; 11 Grandchildren; and 15 great grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers please make contributions to Bethel AME Zion Church Building fund.
Friends may call upon the family anytime. Graveside services will be held Tuesday October 13, 2015 at the VA National Cemetery Mt Home, TN at 2:30pm. The cortège will depart the funeral home at 1:30pm