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.