Hannibal Courier - Post - Hannibal, MO
  • Darrell L. Fuqua

  • Darrell L. Fuqua, 73, of New London, Missouri, died at 9:55 p.m. Wednesday, January 22, 2014, at his home.
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  • Darrell L. Fuqua, 73, of New London, Missouri, died at 9:55 p.m.  Wednesday, January 22, 2014, at his home.
    Graveside services and burial will be at 10 a.m. Monday, January 27, 2014, at Barkley Cemetery in New London, Mo. Pastor Tom Day will officiate. 
    The James O'Donnell Funeral Home in Hannibal is in charge of arrangements.
    There will be no visitation.
    Mr. Fuqua was born November 7, 1940, in Hannibal, Mo., to Lester and Pauline Dowell Fuqua.
    He was married to Geraldine "Gerry" Woollen on Friday the 13th of April, 1962, in New London, Mo. She survives.
    Other survivors include three brothers, Kevin Fuqua (Shelly), James Roy Fuqua and Doug Fuqua (Evelyn); and numerous nieces and nephews.
    He was preceded in death by his parents; one infant brother; and one sister, Joyce Ruth Jeffries.
    Mr. Fuqua was in the Missouri National Guard for many years. He was a retired logger and previously operated his own logging business. He liked hunting and fishing and loved spending time with his family and friends. Mr. Fuqua was a Christian by faith.
    Pallbearers will be Lyndel Jackson, Neil Jackson, Dennis Fohey, Gaylord Winders, Chris Stroud and Russell Osterhout.
    Honorary pallbearers will be Darrell's nieces, nephews and many friends.
    Memorial contributions may be made to the Ralls County Health Department of the donor's choice, in care of the James O'Donnell Funeral Home.
    Online condolences may be made at www.jamesodonnellfuneralhome.com