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Obituary: Douglas Ray Fugitt


Douglas Ray Fugitt, age 84, of Billstown, Ark., passed away on Tuesday, Aug. 8, 2023, at his home. He was born on Dec. 18, 1938, to the late Dick and Allene Folsom Fugitt.

Mr. Fugitt was a member of the Apostolic Life Tabernacle Church in Nashville. He was a woodworker and enjoyed spending his days working in his shop.

He was proud to have served his country in the U.S. Army from Oct. 1961 to Oct. 1967. During his tenure, he served in Company B, the 4th Battle Group 10th Infantry. He was in the Panama Canal Zone. Later he served in Company K, the 95th Division in the Army Reserve out of Nashville.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Dehrondia Fugitt, and his brother, Bobby Fugitt.

Survivors include: his niece, Myra Manning and husband Mike, nephew Terry Manley, great-nephew Hunter Manley, great-nephew Avery Manley, great-niece Ava Brooke Manley, great-niece Lyndon Manley, as well as a host of other nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.

The family will receive friends from 9-10 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 11, 2023, at Latimer Funeral Home in Murfreesboro.

Funeral services will follow at 10 a.m. on Friday, Aug. 11, 2023, at the Latimer Funeral Chapel in Murfreesboro with Bro. Billy Sanders officiating. Interment will follow in Billstown Cemetery, under the direction of Latimer Funeral Home in Murfreesboro.

You may send an online sympathy message at www.latimerfuneralhome.com.

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