Guy L. Fugitt

July 02, 1933 ‒ December 11, 2015

Mansfield, Ohio

MANSFIELD: Guy L. Fugitt, 82, of Mansfield passed away Friday, December 11, 2015 in Liberty Nursing Center following an extended illness.

Guy was born July 2, 1933 in Louisa, Kentucky to Roscoe and Violet (Hayes) Fugitt.

A United States Army veteran, Guy served from 1953-1955 and was honorably discharged.

Working on the railroad, Guy was transferred from Kentucky to Mansfield.  While living in Mansfield he met his future bride, Mary Neel.  After 30 years, Guy retired from Conrail as a switchboard operator.

While working on the railroad, Guy also operated his own company: Guy Fugitt Roofing and Spouting.

Guy enjoyed the outdoors including water skiing, and fishing on Pleasant Hill Lake.

Talented at shooting pool, many would call Guy a pool shark.  He even beat the nationally renowned billiards player-Minnesota Fats!

He was a member of the Mansfield Amvets Post #26.

He is survived by his children; Pam Fugitt of Mansfield, Paula Miller of Fredericktown, and Penny (Tim) Oney of Mansfield; grandchildren Lacey and Nicole Miller and Charlie and Samantha Oney; great grandchildren Hunter, Lily and Carlie; three additional children Ronnie Fugitt, Brenda Carey, and Sandy Fugitt; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, and extended family.

Along with his parents he was preceded in death by his loving wife, Mary Fugitt; siblings Dora Smith, Pauline Adams, Mabel Bradley, Mildred Goins, Bill Fugitt, and Norma Fugitt.

The Fugitt family will receive friends Monday December 14, 2015 from 4-7 pm in the Marion Avenue Snyder Funeral Home where funeral services will be Tuesday at 11 am.  The Rev. Marilou Brook will officiate.  Burial with military honors performed by the Richland County Joint Veterans Burial Detail will follow in Mansfield Memorial Park.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions to the Alzheimer’s Association may be made through the funeral home.

Online condolences to the family may be made by visiting:www.snyderfuneralhomes.com

 

  • God Bless and Thank YOU,Guy for your service in The United States Army. A Member of AmVets Post 26. RIP………………………….. And Semper Fi.

  • We are sorry for your loss. May God help you in your grieving . Remember the good times. Janet and Ken