Richard M. Fugate

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Richard M. Fugate, 86, of Evansville, Adams Friendship, and formerly of Beloit, WI, died Sunday, September 9, 2018 in his home.

He was born on February 26, 1932 in Chicago, IL, the son of Elmer and Agnes (Gourley) Fugate. Richard was a veteran serving with the U.S. Air Force, the U.S. Navy for 7 years then the Navy Reserve for a total of 20 years in the military. He married Shirley Herbst on October 16, 1954 in the First Baptist Church, Beloit, WI.

Richard was employed by General Motors for 30 years, retiring in 1991. He loved spending time with his grandchildren and great grandchildren. Richard enjoyed hunting, fishing, honky tonkin' with his wife and family, tinkering in his shop, and going out on his pontoon boat on Castle Rock Lake.

Survivors include his wife, Shirley of Adams Friendship, WI; children, Jay (Laurie) Fugate of Albany, WI and Jan (Ben) Olson of Rockton, IL; grandchildren, Josh (Sarah) Fugate of Brooklyn, WI and Kollin Olson of Rockton, IL; great grandchildren, Carson, Riley, and Lily Fugate; sister-in-law, Joann Saunders of Beloit, WI; several nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his parents; step-father, Leo Wilke; son, Jeffery "Gator" Fugate; brother, Robert Fugate; sister, Jackie Carson; step brother, Rollie Wilke; brothers-in-law and sister-in-law, Jerry Saunders and Rod (Beverly) Nelson two nieces and two nephews.

The family would like to give a special thank you to Agrace Hospice and to Daun Fugate for all Richard's M&M's and for grocery shopping.

A visitation of remembrance will be from 5 to 7 p.m. Friday, September 14, 2018 in the Daley Murphy Wisch & Associates Funeral Home and Crematorium, 2355 Cranston Rd., Beloit, WI. Military Honors will be accorded by the V.F.W. Post #2306 at 5:00 p.m.

Online condolences may be sent to the family at www.daleymurphywisch.com

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