SIKESTON - Lawrence "Bud" Fugate, 65, died Oct. 10, 2008, at his home in Sikeston.
Born Oct. 27, 1942, in Morehouse, son of the late Orby Lawrence and Flora (Cole) Fugate, he was a veteran of the U.S. Army, serving in the Calvary and stationed in Germany. He had worked as an air quality control foreman at Noranda Aluminum.
On Oct. 18, 1965, he married Alfreda Abernathy, who survives of the home.
Other survivors include four daughters and sons-in-law, Rebecca and Tim Finney, Bethley and Shawn Clinton, Tisha and Ron Pruitt, and Chasity and Chris Russell Sikeston; one brother, Danny Fugate of Kansas City, Mo.; four sisters, Ann Patton of Palestine, Texas, Donna Kay Franny of St. Louis, and Jeanetta Groves and Jane Skinner-Evans of Sikeston; and 12 grandchildren and one great-grandchild.
One brother, Paul Fugate, preceded him in death.
Visitation will be from 5 to 8 p.m. Sunday at Ponder Funeral Home, where funeral services will be at 2 p.m. Monday. The Rev. Mary McCord, pastor of First Christian Church, will officiate.
Burial will follow in the Garden of Memories Cemetery in Sikeston.