Jerry Leigh Fugate, 74, Ravenwood, MO passed away peacefully Monday, October 12, 2015, at Mosaic Life Care in St. Joseph with his family at his side.
Jerry was born August 5, 1941 to Haldon Dale and Laverne Laird Fugate near Tingley, IA.
He graduated from Kellerton, IA High School in 1959, then attended Northwest Missouri State University. In May 1962, he married Karen Messner.
He spent his adult life in Northwest Missouri working various jobs, making friends and touching lives. Jerry was a member of the Ravenwood Christian Church.
Jerry was preceded in death by his parents, Haldon and Laverne Fugate and father-in-law Lloyd Messner.
Jerry is survived by his wife Karen of the home; brother James Fugate and wife Jean, Fond du Lac, WI; sister Sharon Davis, Mt. Ayr, IA; mother-in-law Helen Messner, Maryville; sister-in-law Kathryn Newberry and Buster, Parnell; son Kevin Fugate and wife Kimberly, Ravenwood; and daughter Kim Downen and Jay Knopp, Atchison, KS; grandchildren: Chelsey McCrary and Trevor, St. Joseph; Dylan Downen, Maryville; Haldon Fugate and Jamie, Beatrice, NE and Megan Fugate, Clarinda, IA; Step-grandchildren: Addison Schelling, Shenandoah, IA and Bailey Hightower, York, NE; a future great-grandson, nieces, nephews and a multitude of friends.
In lieu of flowers, the family asks for memorial donations to the Ravenwood Christian Church or the Charity of the Donor's Choice.
Visitation will be 6:00-8:00 PM Wednesday, October 14, 2015, at Price Funeral Home, Maryville.
Funeral Services are 2:00 PM Thursday, October 15th, at the Ravenwood Christian Church, with burial at Nodaway Memorial Gardens, Maryville.
Brought to you by: Price Funeral Home
Submission by Ken Baker, October 22, 2015