Paul Bruce Fugate, 78, of North Canton, passed away Monday, April 11th, at Aultman Hospital. Born in Cincinnati on November 10, 1943, a son of the late James and Lovel (Ashcraft) Fugate, also preceded in death by 3 brothers James Patrick Fugate, Robert Fugate and Julian Fugate. A member of the Community Christian Church of North Canton, Paul was a fun loving and energetic man who liked nothing better than a good story or joke. He sold cars for many years in the Akron/Canton area. Paul loved gardening, cooking, fishing, animals and holidays, especially Halloween but most of all he loved his family. A very devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, he is survived by loving wife Jeanne (Willis) Fugate; daughter Leah Marie Chase, of California; son Jason Fugate, of North Canton; 3 grandchildren Hunter Fugate, Cullen Chase, Molly Chase; great-granddaughter Saige Fugate; 6 nieces Kim Wearstler, Valerie Kortze, Monique Craig, Lisa Gillen, Sarah Willis, Kari Willis; 3 nephews Troy Fugate, Billy Fugate, Bobby Fugate; 3 brothers-in-law George Willis, Jack Willis, Doug Willis and sister-in-law Diane George.
He will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
No services are planned at this time.
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