DENNIS W. FUGATE
Dennis W. Fugate, 61, of Liberty, Illinois died at 6:10 p.m. Tuesday (October 6, 2015) at his home.
Born October 28, 1953 in Macomb, Illinois, Dennis was son of Dean Floyd and Wilma Mae Barrett Fugate. He was first married to Valerie Shipman and then later to Donna Jones on October 25, 1980.
Dennis graduated Liberty High School and attended Western Illinois University in Macomb. He enjoyed fishing, hunting, boating, collecting DVD movies and riding his motorcycle with his dog Tiger George. Dennis loved tinkering on his tractor, combine and anything electronic. He did custom work for the Amish and also appliance, machinery, and small engine repair. Dennis was known for helping all of his neighbors.
Dennis worked for A-ABC Total Comfort for 19 years in Dallas, Texas and Minneapolis, Minnesota as a repairman, serviceman and sales representative. After retiring in 2004 he moved back to the family farm in Liberty.
Survivors include two daughters, Christine Fugate of Minneapolis, MN and Rhonda Fugate of Liberty, IL; a son, Roy Fugate of Blandinville, IL.
Dennis was preceded in death by his parents and a son, Cory Wayne Fugate.
A Memorial Service will be held Tuesday morning at 10:00 a.m.in the Zehender Robinson Stormer Cookson Funeral Home in Quincy with Pastor Lois Sorrell officiating. Inurnment will be at a later date in Greenmount Cemetery.
Visitation will be held Tuesday morning from 9:00 a.m. until the time of service at the funeral home.
Memorials may be made to The Alzheimer's Association or Blessing Cancer Center