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 11:00am until the time of funeral services beginning at 1:00pm 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 www.woodfinchapel.com