Obituary for James H. Fugette
James H. Fugette, of Lexington, KY, passed away Sunday, Dec. 3, 2017 at Baptist Health Lexington at the age of 81 years, 6 months, and 1 day. Born on Tuesday, June 2, 1936 in Lexington, KY, he was the son of the late Rufus and Evelea Coomer Fugette.
He was united in marriage to Letha Gibson, this union was blessed with three children. Mr. Fugette served the National Guard and was a retired repair technician for General Telephone. He was a longtime member and Deacon Chairman of Hillcrest Baptist Church.
Survivors include his wife of 57 years, Letha Gibson Fugette; three children: Timothy Alan Fugette, Lexington, KY, Kimberly Sue (Stan) Frazier, Nicholasville, KY, and William Thomas (Lindsey) Fugette, Clarksville, TN; eight grandchildren, Timothy Lee Fugette, James Travis Fugette, Zachery Neal Frazier, Maxwell Taylor Fugette, Gabby Faith Frazier, Jackson Davis Fugette, Hannah May Fugette, and Olivia Grace Fugette.
Funeral services will be held 2 pm Thurs., Dec. 7 at Hillcrest Baptist Church, 1409 Versailles Rd., Lexington, KY 40504 by Pastor Tony Hancock. Visitation will begin at 12 pm Thurs until the service time at the church. Burial will take place 11 a.m., Fri., Dec. 8, 2017 at Flatwoods Cemetery, Woodsbend, KY.
Pallbearers will be Jay Webb, Frank Bishop, and his grandsons.
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions are suggested to Hillcrest Baptist Church.
Kerr Brothers Funeral Home in charge of Lexington arrangements and Potter Funeral Home in charge of local arrangements.