Arnold Fugate

Arnold Fugate, 65, of La Porte, Indiana passed away Tuesday, March 15, 2022, in Fort Wayne, Indiana.


Arnold was born October 6, 1956, in Clayhole, Kentucky to the late Alfred and Essie (Francis) Fugate.


Arnold worked as a painter for Ken’s Painting Service.  He loved basketball, watching sports, kayaking, and sitting outside to enjoy the weather.


Arnold is survived by a daughter, Elizabeth Davis; three sisters, Bessie Drake of Clendenin, West Virginia, Anna Osborn of Michigan City, Indiana, and Madge Adams of Pine Top, Kentucky; and his partner, Annie Davis of La Porte, Indiana.  He was preceded in death by his parents; and three brothers, A.C. Fugate, Chester Fugate, and Charles Fugate.


Visitation will be from 4-7 p.m. Sunday, March 20, 2022, at Frank L. Keszei Funeral Home, Essling Chapel, 1117 Indiana Avenue, La Porte, Indiana, followed by Words of Remembrance at 7p.m.


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