Mr. Michael East Fugate, age 78, of Franklin, TN, died January 6, 2021 in Franklin. He was a native of Indiana and the son of the late Slemp Campbell Fugate and Greta Mary Magdeline East Fugate. Michael was a member of the First Christian Church in Kingsport, TN. He received his Bachelor’s Degree in education from East Tennessee State University and Masters Degree in education at Memphis State University. Michael proudly served as an officer in the United States Navy. He retired from the State of TN as a Director of Finance and later retired from TSA (Dept. of Homeland Security). He was a pilot, loved to fly, and was actively involved in the Chapel Hill Senior Enrichment Center. He was also an avid historian, and a driver and crew chief in racing.
Michael is survived by his daughter, Quincie (Michael) Bogle of Chapel Hill, TN, and two grandchildren, Shane Michael Stec and Owen Campbell Stec.
The family will have a private memorial service at a later time.
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