Danny M. Fugate

July 01, 1967 - May 20, 2009

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Danny Michael Fugate, 41, of Wolcottville died Wednesday, May 20, 2009, at 2:55 a.m. in Lutheran Hospital, Fort Wayne. He had been in failing health for several years, and had been in the hospital since December.

Mr. Fugate was a lifetime area resident. He had last worked at A-1 Production in Kendallville, and previously worked at Starcraft in Goshen.

He was a NASCAR racing fan and claimed to be the number one fan of Jeff Gordan, and enjoyed playing Bingo. He loved his grandchildren, children, and especially his wife. He was dearly loved and will be missed by his family.

He was born July 1, 1967, in LaGrange to Danny and Toni (Jordan) Fugate. They preceded him in death on November 5, 1979. He was raised in Rome City by his aunt and uncle, Shirley Jordan, Rome City, and Larry Criswell, Wolcottville.

He was married May 11, 1990, in Wolcottville to Lisa K. Holliday. She survives in Wolcottville.

Also surviving are two daughters, Angel Fugate and her companion, Josh Williams, of Wolcottville and Danielle Fugate, at home; a son, Cody Fugate, at home; two grandchildren, Tyson Williams and Trenton Williams; three brothers, Jerry Fugate, Curtis Fugate, and Mark Fugate all of Rome City; and his grandmother, Betty Barr of Wolcottville.

He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Earl Jordan and Leonard and Vernie Fugate.

Funeral services will be Saturday, May 23, 2009, at 11 a.m. in Grace Christian Church, Kendallville, with Pastor Chris Mosley officiating. Burial will be in Orange Cemetery, Rome City.

Casketbearers will be Cody Fugate, Travis Holliday, Eric Keck, Larry Criswell, Josh Williams, Terry Wertz, Mark Fugate, and Burt Watson.

Calling is Friday, May 22, 2009, after 2 p.m. at the church where there will be an evening service at 6 p.m.

A benefit had been planned for Danny on June 6th at Taylor Park in Wolcottville, and it will still be held to help the family with their expenses. Therefore, preferred memorials are to the Danny Fugate Benefit Fund, in care of Farmers State Bank, 107 North Main Street, Wolcottville, Indiana, 46795.

Arrangements are by Young Family Funeral Home, Wolcottville Chapel, State Road 9 North, Wolcottville.

View a video tribute or send condolences to the family at www.youngfamilyfuneralhome.com

Guest Book

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Teresa R Criswell
November 28th, 2019 4:24pm
Rome City

Happy Thanksgiving Danny!! I think of you everyday. Love and miss you so much!

September 2nd, 2015 4:58pm


Angel Fugate
January 21st, 2013 6:47am

Its been almost 4 yrs since you left us and not a day goes by that I don't think of you. Just wish you could be here with us.. I love you papa. Rip Daddy

Lisa (Conrad) Ley
June 4th, 2009 6:18pm
Avilla, IN

Lisa, I am so sorry to hear about your loss. I know first hand the pain you are feeling. There are NO words to ease your pain at this point. However, with time the pain will lessen and your memories will get you through the days. Please know that Danny IS watching over you and will ALWAYS remain in your heart. Try to be strong and know he is finally at peace. My heart goes out to you, Lisa Ley

June 4th, 2009 6:07pm

Trish Wildrick
May 27th, 2009 3:08pm

My heart goes out to you all, Danny was my hero, and I know that he will be terribly missed by all who knew and loved him.

Homer Bentley
May 24th, 2009 12:01am

lisa,I'am very sorry to hear about your loss.Take care

May 23rd, 2009 6:49pm

So sorry to hear about Danny.I watched the video it was awesome! He had a good life,remember the good times you shared. You and your family are in our thoughts. Dawn&Dalton

Darla Perkins
May 23rd, 2009 6:11pm
Rome City

Danny was loved by all, he had such a gentle spirit and I'm so glad to have known him. Lisa you are one of the strongest people I know thank god Danny had such a wonderful person that had to endure as much as him and sometimes even more then him Love you and your family

Mrs. Sandi Watkins
May 23rd, 2009 12:39pm

Dear Family of Danny Fugate, I want to express my sincere sympathy for the loss of your loved one. You can be assured that comfort and hope are found in the pages of the Bible. Revelations 21: 4 tells of a time when sorrow will be no more. I hope this encouragement helps your family in the days ahead. Please take care of yourselves. Sincerely Mrs. Watkins

kim rogers
May 23rd, 2009 3:59am
elwood, in

lisa,i'am sorry to hear about your loss.my prayers are with you all.love you

May 22nd, 2009 2:16pm

I am sorry to hear of your loss. My prayers are with you all. Wilda

Terri Leedy (Owens)
May 22nd, 2009 12:29pm

All Of My Prayers Are With You And Your Family. May Gods Peace And Comfort Be With All Of You.

Dana Fisk
May 22nd, 2009 12:53am

Lisa,all my thoughts and prayers got out to the family,I love all you guys!

eva & woody woodworth
May 21st, 2009 10:40pm

Danny will always be my hero. Ilove you and miss you!!!

Lori Caldwell
May 21st, 2009 4:56pm

Lisa, Cody, Angel, and Danielle, Our thoughts and Prayers are with you through this difficult time. Danny was a great guy, good husband and father. Just remember....He is whole again and feeling no pain in Heaven. He will also look down on you and always be at your side. Love you guys! The Caldwells

Rose&Orla Lehman
May 21st, 2009 3:32pm

Our prayers go out to your family and God bless, Rose&Orla

Megan Rugg (Contreras)
May 21st, 2009 2:59pm

My thoughts and prayers go out for the family. my god be with you all

shelly short(jasso)
May 21st, 2009 2:18am

lisa and family your in our hearts and prayers.may god be with you.

Vicky, Jackie, and Carley
May 20th, 2009 11:22pm
Topmost, Kentucky

To Lisa, kids, and all of the family, Our hearts go out to all of you for your loss. Danny was a very brave man. He will deeply be missed by all of us. Wish we were there to be with you all. But, just remember that we love you all very much. You are all in our hearts and prayers.

Tom and Jane Hulen
May 20th, 2009 11:18pm
Wolcottville, IN

Know our thoughts and prayers are with all of you. God Bless, Tom and Jane Hulen

Pauline Ritter
May 20th, 2009 7:10pm

May God be with you and Bless you.