Fuqua, Terry Lebron, Sr.
A Dedicated Employee For 45 Years At City Of Chattanooga Public Works
Wednesday, February 19, 2020
Terry Lebron Fuqua, Sr., 66, of Chattanooga, passed away Monday, February 17, 2020 in the Hospice Care Center
He was a proud 1972 graduate of Riverside High School. He retired from the City of Chattanooga Public Works Department after 45 years of dedicated service. While employed with Public Works, he accomplished certification in Employment and Labor Law, Management and Supervisory-Essential Functions and Construction of City Roads Machine Operations. Terry also had an unwavering commitment to First Lutheran Church for 50 years. He was a humble and gracious being, much loved by all who knew him.
He was preceded in death by his father, Edward Moles; grandmother, Lucinda Ware; grandfather, Willie Fuqua; aunts, Daisy Roberts and Eloise Griffin; uncles, Willie Fuqua, Thomas Fuqua, Charles Fuqua and James Ware; and brother-in-law, Robert Daniels.
Survivors include his loving wife, Carolyn D. Fuqua; son, Terry Fuqua-Hudson; daughters, Iris Butts of Gainesville, Ga., Sharon Grayson, Lisa (Jacob) Boyd, and Katrina Grayson, all of Chattanooga; 11 grandchildren; mother, Mary Jane Fuqua; siblings, Sandra (Aaron) Elliott, Linda Fuqua, Robert Fuqua, all of Chattanooga, and Richard (Gasha) Fuqua of Tulsa, Ok.; aunts, Almetta Finnell, of Chattanooga, Lucille (Willie) Wilson, Dorothy Lockett, both of Huntsville, Al. and Lorraine Ware, of New York; uncle, Willie James (Clarice) Fuqua, of Huntsville, Al.; brothers-in-law, Larry (Yvonne) Daniels, Vincent Daniels and Calvin (Emma) Daniels; sisters-in-law, Jacquelyn (Larry) Miles and Priscilla (Rodney) Freeman; a special thanks to Steve Williams; and a host of other relatives and friends.
He will lie in state on Friday, Feb. 21 from 9-10 a.m. at Taylor Funeral Home. He will then lie in state at 11 a.m. at First Lutheran Church, with the funeral service to follow at 1 p.m., with Pastor Gilbert Pingel as the eulogist. Burial will be in Forest Hills Cemetery.