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Leon Gross Fuqua
Leon Gross Fuqua, age 94, of Lafayette, TN passed away Monday, June 8, 2020 at his residence. Funeral Services for Mr. Leon Fuqua will be conducted on Thursday, June 11th at 11:00 a.m. from the chapel of Anderson & Son Funeral Home in Lafayette with Elder Rickey Day officiating. Interment will follow in Macon County Memorial Gardens, with Military Honors.
Visitation with the Family will begin on Wednesday, June 10th from 4 p.m. until 8 p.m. and on Thursday from 9 a.m. until service time at 11 a.m. The family requests memorials in the form of donations be made to the New Harmony Missionary Baptist Church or the Drury Cemetery. You make make these memorials by calling or coming by the funeral home.
He is survived by:
Sons: Kerry and wife Teresa Fuqua, of Bethpage
Randy Fuqua, of Nashville
Grandchildren: Tonya and husband John Shorter, of Bellevue
Karla and husband Keith Zachary, of Watertown
Keith Fuqua and Companion, Angela Gilbert, of Bowling Green, KY
Great-Grandchild: Hannah Zachary
Sisters: Jean Goad, of Madison
Joanne Deering, of Lafayette
Sisters-in-law: Doris Fuqua, of Florida
Betty Fuqua, of Lafayette
Arrangements entrusted to Anderson & Son Funeral Home, Lafayette, Directors, 615-666-4011
Leon was a fine man! New Harmony Church will not be the same without him. When our Mother died, we had no idea about her church membership, but Leon walked in to the funeral home. We ask if he had any recollection and once he got home, in no time he calls with her church affiliation. To the family please know how wonderful it was to have your father all those years;
Kenny Loftis Jun 15 2020 12:00 AM
If everyone was like Mr. Leon, the world would be a better place. He was a Christian man who lived like a Christian should. He always had a smile and something nice to say to everyone. He will be missed by his family, church, friends and acquaintances.
Rhonda Cowan Jun 10 2020 12:00 AM
I am so sorry to hear of Leons passing. I grew up hearing wonderful stories about Leon, told to me of their early years in New Harmony school and the community. I always loved seeing Leon and talking to him when I had the opportunity. He was a wonderful man! My condolences to each family member.
Jan Wallace Lambert Jun 9 2020 12:00 AM