John Spickard Fuqua

July 20, 2020

Mr. John Spickard Fuqua, age 79, passed away Sunday, July 19, 2020 in Pensacola, Florida.

Mr. Fuqua was a native of Memphis, TN and had resided in Pensacola, FL for most of his life. He was a veteran serving in the US Army, where he relocated the Atomic Cannon (M65) throughout Germany and Belgium during the Cold War. He was employed with the Lewis Bear Company as the draft beer department manager in Pensacola for 28 years and with Gray’s Tackle in Innerarity Point, FL for 10 years. He was a member at Temple Beth El Jewish Synagogue, a 32 degree Mason, Member of Hadji Shrine Temple and the Antique Car Club. He is preceded in death by his parents, Robert Nelson and Hattie Louise Fuqua; son, Lee West and great granddaughter, Audrey Lynn.

He is survived by his wife, Charlotte Fuqua of Pensacola, FL; two sons, Robert Nelson (Robin) Fuqua of Century, FL and Nathan Fuqua of Pensacola, FL; five daughters, Lee Anne Carroll of Bainbridge, GA, Roberta Carroll of Louisville, KY, Lori West (Fred) Voit of Waverly, GA, Carol Fuqua of Florla, AL and Jordan Fuqua of Pensacola, FL and ten grandchildren.

Funeral services will be held Wednesday, July 22, 2020 at 7:00 PM at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home.

Burial will be held Thursday, July 23, 2020 at 10:00 AM at the Barrancas National Cemetery with Military Honors and with Rabbi Joel Fleekop officiating.

Visitation will be held Wednesday, July 22, 2020 from 5 to 7 PM at the Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Home.

Pallbearers will be Robert Fuqua, Carol Fuqua, Caleb Barentine, Shawn Black, Nathan Fuqua and David Butler.


One Response to “John Spickard Fuqua”

  1. john colligan on July 23rd, 2020 11:57 am

    John and my father work together at Lewis bear,,he was a family friend,,Lost my dad last year. I know what your dealing with,,God bless y’all

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