CPT Bill W Fugit was a potential VHPA member who died after his tour in Vietnam on 05/10/2015 at the age of 71.8
San Antonio, TX
Date of Birth 07/27/1943
Served in the U.S. Army
This information was provided by Sammie Williams

More detail on this person: Bill Warren Fugit, born July 27, 1943 in Wichita, Kansas to Cecil and Price Fugit, died Sunday, May 10, 2015 after a lengthy illness. After graduation from Kansas State University with a B.S. in business, he entered Officer Candidate School, serving as Captain for the U.S. Army, flying helicopters in the Vietnam War. He was awarded numerous medals including the Distinguished Flying Cross and the Air Medal with the 20 Oak Leaf Clusters. Bill is survived by his wife of 19 years, Linda; children, Kelly Summers and husband, Jerrod, Ashley Fugit, Jay Stinson and wife, Alli and Manning Stinson; grandchildren, Tyler and Faith Summers, Madeleine, Hannah and Bennett Louise Stinson; sister, Jacque Gharst and husband, Dennis. We are so grateful for the love and faithfulness of our friends and church family. These wonderful people kept vigil for two and a half years as the disease caused by Agent Orange ravaged his body. He will forever remain our hero, a gentle soul whose humility and grace gave us strength. We also want to give special thanks to those individuals who provided love and support for his daily needs, Yvette, Keisha, Tyra, Pat, Amanda, Christine, Laura and a special thank you to Reverend Patrick Gahan whose weekly visits both inspired and delighted Bill. A memorial service celebrating Bill's life will be held at Christ Episcopal Church, 510 Belknap Place on Thursday, May 14, 2015 at 2:00 p.m. Interment at Fort Sam Houston National Cemetery on Saturday, May 23, 2015 at 9:00 a.m. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Children's Bereavement Center of South Texas, 205 W. Olmos Drive, San Antonio, TX 78212.

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Arrangements with Funeral HomePorter Loring Mortuary - San Antonio, 1101 McCulloughA San Antonio, TX 78212, 210-227-8221

Published in Express-News on May 12, 2015

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