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David Dwayne Fugate

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Wednesday, December 2, 1970 - Tuesday, November 19, 2013

 Mr. David Dwayne Fugate of Malvern passed away unexpectedly Tuesday, November 19, 2013. He was 42.

  Funeral services will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, November 23 at First Baptist Church of Slocomb with Rev. Dan Raley officiating and his daughter, Ashley Berry delivering the eulogy. Burial will follow in Pleasant Hill Baptist Church Cemetery with Sorrells Funeral Home & Crematory of Slocomb directing.

The family will receive friends at First Baptist Church of Slocomb on Friday, from 6 until 8 p.m. 

Mr. Fugate was born December 2, 1970 in Houston County to David Saul Fugate and Sandra Faye Blount Watson. Dwayne placed his faith in Christ at a very early age and was a member of Slocomb Baptist Church. Dwayne, along with his wife Mary, owned and operated D&M Trucking Company. Dwayne was a loving husband, father, son, brother and friend who never met a stranger and always had a smile on his face. He adored his babies, Addyson and Maddox, who affectionately referred to him as “Pa”.  Dwayne will be greatly missed by all that knew and loved him.


He was preceded in death by his maternal grandparents, Sam and Bonnie Blount; fraternal grandmother, Lou Ann Holloway and her husband Thomas; and his paternal grandfather, S.C. Fugate. 


Survivors include his wife, Mary Hidle Fugate, Malvern; two daughters: Kristie Kelly, Malvern and Ashley Berry (Jamey), Rehobeth; two grandchildren: Addyson and Maddox; mother, Sandra Watson (Gerald), Slocomb; father, David Fugate (Dianne), Slocomb; sister, Stephanie Atwell (Steve), Dothan; brother, Rodney Fugate (Teresa), Slocomb; several nieces, nephews and other extended family and friends. 


Pallbearers will be Ben Harris, Ted Harris, Tyler Harris, Jesse Scott, Clay Pope and Jonathan Barron.                                                                


Funeral Service

Date: Saturday, November 23, 2013



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Cliff Register

Mary and Family, It was a delight to know Dewayne during the time he drove with us at Slocomb High School. He loved life and his family very much. He was always talking about Mary and his Grandchildren. He will be greatly missed by all who knew him. May God's love and grace shine upon you all during this difficult time.

Amy Smith Sanders

So sorry for your loss! I did not know Dwayne very well but i did know Stephanie and Rodney very well! My prayers are with the family.

Lisa Hust

I am sorry for the loss of your loved one. May you find comfort in knowing that he is in Heaven and you will see him again one day. Cherish the many fond memories you have of your husband, dad, son, brother, nephew, cousin, friend. Remembering you all in my prayers.

Peggy sawyer

I am so sorry !!!! I wish I we not out of town ... God bless you and all the family !!!

connie cranes and family

I am so sorry for your loss will be praying for your family u are in our heaets

Joan Hidle

My deepest condolences in your loss. Take Care & God Bless. Joan

Wanda & David Barron

Mary and family we hate the loss of a great friend and person. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. May God bless you all to help heal the hurt during this time of sorrow and the loss of a great person.

Lamar & Wanda Crawford

Mary and family, we are so sorry to learn of Duane's passing. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and we will continue to lift you up to God for comfort, and peace. We love you.

Cheryl Hatfield McDaniel

Mary, I am so sorry to hear about Dewayne. May The Lord embrace in HIS arms and give you peace and comfort durning this diffucult time and days to come. You will always have a Special place in my heart!! Sure do love you and your family. Cheryl

Don & Patti Ballard

Mary and Family you are in our thoughts and Prayers during this time of sorrow may God Bless you all during this difficult time.

Paul, Pat & Julie Scott

May God bless and comfort during this time.

Dianne Parrish Baxley

Sandra I am so sorry to hear about Dwayne. You and your family are in my prayers. Dianne

Barbara A. Strickland

Sorry for your loss, and will be praying for your family. A great man to know.

Susan Harris

So sorry for your loss, I am praying for you all.


Mary I was so saddened by the news of your loss. As you remember I became good friends with Dewayne when yall ran store, and l learned to love him , have been and will contuine to pray for you, would liked to have gone but can't drive but love you. May God give you strength.

Van & Sharon Johnston

Mary and family, we are so sorry for your loss. Dewayne was a great person. May you find comfort in knowing that he is in Heaven with no more pain with a new body.

Brenda Hidle Martin

Mary and Family, We were so sad to hear of the loss of Dwayne. Although we are not part of each other's daily lives we are still family and because of that we want to send you our love and prayer support. We know that our God "is our refuge and strength, a very present help in times of trouble". We pray that you will be comforted and receive the "peace that passes all understanding". With love and prayers, Chuck and Brenda Hidle Martin and Aunt Bobbie ( Uncle Luther Hidle's family)


I am so sorry for yalls loss. I loved dwayne like a brother and had many good times with him and rodney. He will be greatly missed

David brown

Mary he was like a dad to me. At times he would ask me thing about something he wanted my opinion on, and I would do the same. There is not a day goes by I don't think about him. He was a wonderful friend.

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