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Eugene "Jim" Fuqua

July 29, 1927 October 18, 2018
Eugene "Jim" Fuqua
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Obituary for Eugene "Jim" Fuqua

Mr. Eugene "Jim" Fuqua, age 91, of Rockmart, GA passed away Thursday, October 18, 2018 at his residence.

He was born in Taylorsville, GA on July 29, 1927, a son of the late Elvin Clifford Fuqua, Sr. and the late Emma Smith Fuqua. Mr. Fuqua lived the greater part of his life in Rockmart where he was the oldest member of the Morning View Baptist Church. Jim retired from Ford Motor Company after 30 years of service. One of his favorite past times was NASCAR .

In addition to his parents he was preceded in death by three brothers: Edward, "Doc" and Ralph Fuqua; three sisters: Troy Ruff, Eunice Cole and Lucille Johnson; and his nephew, James Fuqua.

Survivors include his wife of 67 years, Mrs. Doris Waters Fuqua of Rockmart to whom he was married on April 18, 1951; son, Donald Fuqua and his wife, Judy of Burnsville, NC; three grandchildren: Brent Griggs, Kyle Fuqua and Kari Lee Barrett; three great grandchildren: Andy Griggs, Jessie Fuqua and Stella Fuqua; two brothers: Marvin Fuqua and Clifford Fuqua, Jr.; a number of nieces and nephews also survive.

Memorial services will be held Sunday, October 21, 2018 at 2:00 PM in the chapel of the Alvis Miller & Son Funeral Home with Rev. Owen "Bud" Davis officiating.

The family will receive friends Sunday afternoon from 1:00 PM until the memorial hour at the funeral home.

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the New Prospect Baptist Church Cemetery Fund in memory of Mr. Fuqua.

The Alvis Miller & Son Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements for Mr. Eugene "Jim" Fuqua.

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