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Allen Fuqua

December 28, 1952 ~ November 18, 2022 (age 69) 69 Years Old
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Obituary

Allen "Al" Fuqua, 69, of Burlington, died peacefully at his home on Friday, November 18, 2022, after a 11 month battle with brain cancer.

Born on December 28, 1952 in Sikeston, MO, he was the son of Hugh and Lillie Eldridge Fuqua. On July 12, 1975 he married Jill M. Lindbeck in Cambridge, Illinois.

He attended Geneseo High School in Geneseo, Illinois graduating in 1972. After graduation Al attended York College in York Nebraska.

Al worked for J.I. Case for 36 years. After retiring from Case, he worked for the Burlington Parks Department for 10 years. He loved spending time with his family.  Al coached his kids' sports teams, liked following Grayhound athletics and officiating swim meets. He was a member of the chain gang crew and scorekeeper for various sports. Al was very proud of being part of the Geneseo High School football 52-game winning streak.

Survivors include his wife of 47 years, Jill of Burlington; son, Shane (Kim) Fuqua of Iowa City; daughter, Megan (Brayden) Bergren of Mediapolis; one grandchild, Hannah Fuqua; mother, Lillie Fuqua of Geneseo, IL; brother, Marty (Chris) Fuqua of St. Augustine, FL; one sister, Gina (Dan) Pearson of Geneseo, IL, and many nieces and nephews who were all special to him.

He was preceded in death by his father, and sister Amy in infancy.

Visitation will be from noon until 7:00 PM with the family to receive friends from 5:00 PM until 7:00 PM, Friday, November 25, 2022 at Prugh Funeral Service 3940 Division Street, Burlington.

The funeral service for Mr. Fuqua will be 10:00 AM Saturday, November 26 2022, at Prugh Funeral Service with Elder Mike Alberts officiating. A time of food and fellowship will be held in the community room at Prugh Funeral Service following the service.

The Graveside Committal Service for Mr. Fuqua will be 2:00 PM Saturday, November 26, 2022, Rosedale Cemetery in Cambridge, IL.

Memorials have been established for the Burlington Parks Department and Burlington Church of Christ.

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Services

Visitation
Friday
November 25, 2022

12:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Prugh Funeral Service
3940 Division
Burlington, IA 52601

Family Receive Friends
Friday
November 25, 2022

5:00 PM to 7:00 PM
Prugh Funeral Service
3940 Division
Burlington, IA 52601

Funeral Service
Saturday
November 26, 2022

10:00 AM
Prugh Funeral Service
3940 Division
Burlington, IA 52601

Graveside Service
Saturday
November 26, 2022

2:00 PM
Rosedale Cemetery
N 1000th Ave
Cambridge, IL 61238

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Allen Fuqua

December 28, 1952-November 18, 2022




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