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Robert Wayne Fugate

September 28, 1937 - May 10, 2014


Robert Wayne Fugate was born on September 28, 1937 in Kenton, Ohio to Goldie Hayes Brunson. Bob moved to Newberg, Oregon in the early 1940’s with his family and was raised by Stan and Goldie Brunson. He graduated from Newberg Union High School in 1955 and he joined the United States Navy in 1955 and was honorably discharged in 1958.

Bob married Connie Hudson and they shared a loving and caring life for 27 years. He spent his entire career in sales, mostly in the rubber industry. He retired from Griffith Rubber Mills in 2007.

Bob loved to hunt and fish and enjoyed many camping trips with his family and friends. He also enjoyed playing many different card games with poker being one of his favorites with his buddies.

Bob passed away on May 10, 2014 peacefully in Tomball, Texas surrounded by family and loved ones.

Bob is survived by his loving wife, Connie Fugate, of Tomball, Texas; father Stan Brunson, of Newberg; daughter Debbie Fournier and husband Gene of Newberg; son Brian Fugate, of Spokane, Washington; step son Joey Hudson and wife Jennifer, of Houston, Texas; 3 grandchildren Cameron Hudson, Madeline Hudson, Caroline Hudson and many other family members. His mother Goldie Brunson, sister Beverly Meeker and brother Richard Fugate preceded him in death.

No services are planned.