Edgar R. Fuqua, 69, of Clinton, was reunited in Heaven with his beloved wife, Royce Ann on Friday, June 28, 2013, at his home, surrounded by his family. He was born on July 26, 1943, in Terre Haute to Edgar Franklin and Clara L. (Myers) Fuqua. He married Royce Ann Pittman on April 13, 1963, and together they raised two children. Edgar proudly served in the United States Army. He worked for many years as an auto mechanic. Edgar was a volunteer firefighter for the Shepardsville Fire Department. He was also a 32nd Degree Mason. In his spare time, Edgar liked to watch Nascar and enjoyed time with his family.
Edgar is survived by his daughter, Tracy Fuqua of Clinton, his son Rance Fuqua and his wife Sandy of Terre Haute; four grandchildren, Aaron Fields, Amber Harmon and her husband Bill, Jordan Fields, all of Clinton, and Stephen Engles of Bloomington; a sister Gebe Blackwell of Oklahoma and a brother Larry Fuqua of Chicago; and several nieces and nephews.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his wife Royce, and brothers, Bob, Lucky, and Bobby Gene Fuqua.
Visitation will be held from 4 to 8 on Tuesday, July 2 at Roselawn Funeral Home with Masonic Rites taking place at 7 p.m. A funeral ceremony will be held at noon on Wednesday, July 3 at the funeral home with Pastor Bob Parker officiating and military rites performed by VFW Post 972. Private burial will follow in Roselawn Memorial Park. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Shepardsville Fire Department. Online condolences may be expressed at www.roselawnfuneralhome.net