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“Kin was a wonderful and loving person, always giving and making everyone else feel special. He will be so missed by everyone. Words just aren't...Read More ┬╗
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“Family, I met Kin @ Smoky Mtn Trap and Skeet Club in Friendsville, Tn. many years ago. Over the years we shot Trap, Skeet, Sporting Clays and...Read More ┬╗
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Kin "Pa-Patch" Fugate age 64 of Maryville passed away Tuesday, August 19, 2008 at UT Medical Center. Kin was passionate about flying and was a pilot for the Governor of Tennessee and the University of Tennessee. He was an expert rifleman and a national skeet shooting champion. He was preceded in death by: Parents, Lawrence & Virginia Fugate of Ewing, VA. Survivors include: FiancÚ, Nikki Andrews of Maryville; Daughter & Son-in-law, Lori & Jonathan Gano of Knoxville; Son, Chuck Fugate of Knoxville; Granddaughter, Vyala; Sister & Brother-in-law, Sylvia & Don Heard of Lake Oswego, OR; Aunt, Lucille Lee of Morristown, TN and a host of lifetime friends. Funeral service will be at 3:30 PM, Saturday, August 23, 2008 at First United Methodist Church of Maryville with Rev. Larry Carroll & Rev. Brenda Carroll officiating. Interment will follow at Grandview Cemetery. At the family's request, in lieu of flowers, donations may be made to: The College Fund of his granddaughter, Vyala Iris Gano, at American Patriot Bank, 710 S. Foothills Plaza Drive, Maryville, TN 37801. Family will receive friends from 2:30 until 3:30 PM, Saturday, August 23, 2008 at First United Methodist Church of Maryville. Smith Mortuary, Maryville, 865-983-1000.