Fred Fuqua

Fred Fuqua

Fred Fuqua, age 71 of Murfreesboro, died Friday at St. Thomas Midtown Hospital.

He was a native of Clarksville and a son of the late Rev. Luke and Dorothy Ellis Fuqua. He was also preceded in death by a daughter, Debra Jill Fuqua.

Survivors include his wife of 24 years, June Fuqua; a son, Steve Fuqua and his wife Monica of Joelton; a daughter, Brook Gillenwaters and her husband Tim of Murfreesboro; five grandchildren, Tyler and Connor Fuqua, Brittany and Jonathan Ullrich, and Tucker Young; a sister, Jean Howse and her husband Gary of Springfield, and two brothers, Ronald Fuqua and his wife Pat of Clarksville, and Scott Fuqua of Nashville.

Mr. Fuqua was a member of the Methodist faith and retired from CSX as a train conductor after 40 years of service.

Visitation will be Monday from 11 a.m. until the time of funeral services beginning at 1 p.m., at Woodfin Memorial Chapel. Bros. Shelby Smith and Tim Gillenwaters will officiate. Burial will be in Roselawn Memorial Gardens. Family will serve as Pallbearers.

An online guestbook is available for Mr. Fuqua at

Funeral Home

Woodfin Funeral Chapel
1488 LASCASSAS PIKE Murfreesboro, TN 37130
(615) 893-5151

Published in The Daily News Journal on May 11, 2014