Allen Howell Fuqua

Born in Davidson County, TN on February 20, 1945

Departed on July 5, 2014 and resided in Gallatin, TN

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Fuqua Allen Howell, Age 69 of Gallatin, TN, July 5, 2014. Preceeded in death by parents, Bernie Wilson and Estellene King Fuqua. Survived by wife of 49 years, Wanda S. Fuqua, son, Brent (Renee) Fuqua, and grandchildren Rachel and Ryan Fuqua, 1 sister, Faye Medley, 4 brothers, Bill (Marila) Fuqua, Gerald (Susan) Fuqua, Bernie Dale Fuqua, and Mickey (Nancy) Fuqua, and 2 aunts, Shirley Newton and Melba Roberts, and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins. Allen was a camera operator for Channel 2, Channel 5, Opryland Productions, The Nashville Network, CMT/MTV, and Fuqua Camera & Jib, Inc. He was a member of Millersville Church of Christ. Visitation with the family will be held Monday, July7th from 4 to 8 p.m. and Tuesday, July 8th from 9 to 10 a.m., funeral service to follow at 10 a.m. in the chapel. In lieu of flowers, the family requests that donations be made to a local Hospice of your choice. Hendersonville Memory Gardens & Funeral Home, 353 E. Main Street Hendersonville, TN 37075 (615)824-3855

15 Comments to Allen Howell Fuqua

  1. Michael, Jill and Ellen Campbell Colbert
    July 6, 2014 7:25 pm

    May the Lord open his arms wide with love when he welcomes you to Heaven. Sending prayers and Love, Love, Love to Wanda and all the Fuqua Family.

  2. Phil Dell'Isola
    July 6, 2014 9:08 pm

    As I commented on Lucy Ray’s Facebook post, I am so happy to see that tremendous Alan Fuqua smile. I know he is in glory today and I look forward to seeing him again when I am called home. He was a wonderfully soft spoken individual with an eye for the right camera shot at the right time. He made all directors better because of his skill and vision. No matter the production, from Hee Haw to a local commercial, he carried on that great tradition of superior production department people at Channel Five. He took that with him to Opryland productions, The Nashville Network and just got better as he went along. You could depend on him because he was the ultimate team player. Wanda, and all the Fuqua family are experiencing a great loss and we his friends share in that sorrow. However, I am greatful that I had the great fortune to work with Alan at Channel Five. I am thankful to God for giving me the gift of Alan Fuqua as a friend.

  3. Anita Carr Lovin
    July 7, 2014 2:41 am

    My condolences to Wanda and the family. Allen was a wonderful person and a classmate. God Bless him and the family and prayers of love to you.

  4. Doris Williams Jump
    July 7, 2014 11:51 am

    May God Bless and comfort Wanda and Brent and the entire family during this time of loss and the days ahead. Our class of 1964 at Hendersonville High School will certainly miss Allen and his kind,easy going way. We were so fortunate to have the opportunity to be his classmate. Wanda and Brent always take comfort in your Precious Memories,as will we

  5. Debbie Richardson Cummings
    July 7, 2014 12:18 pm

    My thoughts and sympathy go out to Wanda and the family. Thinking of you all.

  6. Pam Miller Hogan
    July 7, 2014 12:39 pm

    Wanda, May you and your family find comfort in God during this time of sadness. Knowing Allen in high school was a pleasure for me. A nicer guy could not be found. Sending my prayers up for you all!

  7. Brenda L. Carr
    July 7, 2014 1:01 pm

    My heart goes out to you, Wanda, and the entire family. His smile and energy wil be with you forever. You will be in my thoughts and prayers for the coming days.

  8. Sherlan Austin Perry
    July 7, 2014 8:05 pm

    My heart and prayers are with you during this time of great loss. I long to be there and hug you all. Much love.

  9. Jim and Alice Humphrey
    July 7, 2014 10:43 pm

    Allen was one of the BEST!! We love him and will miss him greatly. May our Lord bless Wanda, Brent, Renee, Ryan, Rachel and the Fuqua Family. Always, Jim and Alice

  10. Bob and Rebecca Vanderpool
    July 8, 2014 8:32 am

    Our heart felt sympathy to all of the family at this time. Love and prayers are with Bill and Marila. We love you.

    Bob and Rebecca Vanderpool

    Romans 8;28

  11. Deanna Phelps
    July 8, 2014 10:47 am

    My deepest sympathies to the entire family.
    Love,
    Deanna Phelps

  12. Millard Bridges
    July 8, 2014 11:15 am

    I loved Allen like a brother … I could always count on him …. Should you need anything Wanda …. Please let me know
    Millard

  13. BILL PHILBIN
    July 10, 2014 11:36 am

    My Heart has no tongue to express my sorrow. Alan’s love for his wife and family will go on forever. It will always be felt by those who”s lives he touched.

  14. Bob Derryberry
    July 11, 2014 12:00 am

    Allan took me under his wing when I relocated to Nashville and started my career at WLAC-TV. Not only did he teach me the “Ch 5 ropes” but also became a close friend. I remember the first time he took me to his home in Hendersonville, I met his wife Wanda and young son Brent. I don’t believe Alan ever said an unkind word about anyone or had one said about him. He liked everyone and with his gentle smile, sense of humor and soft voice, people quickly embraced his wit, humor and professional work ethic. Allen was a true southern gentleman and we are all better human beings for just knowing, working and loving him!
    Sandra and I send our thoughts, prayers and sympathy out to Wanda, Brent and the entire family.

  15. Elaine Butts
    July 22, 2014 3:25 pm

    Wanda, Brent and Fuqua Family,
    My prayers and sympathy goes to each of you! I am so very sorry you have lost your husband, father, sibling, and best friend! Allen was a great man and I know you will miss him tremendously !!

    May God hold you in His arms while healing each of you from your loss!
    My love,
    Elaine (Davis) Butts

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