Richard Allen Fougeron
Wednesday, 12 June 1940 – Friday, 06 June 2014
Richard Allen Fougeron of Enterprise, Alabama, passed away June 6, 2014, peacefully in his home with his wife by his side, from Alzheimer’s disease. He was 73. Dr. Fougeron was born in San Diego Ca. June 12, 1940.
He is survived by his wife of 19 years Kimberli Jacobson Fougeron Ph.D. Three step children, Michael Crooks of Enterprise, Nicole Anneke Reindel of Minturn Co., and Pedra Munoz of Enterprise and three grandchildren, Heather and Sarah Crooks of Cape Coral Fl., Ryker Aycock of Enterprise and his sister Theresa Kettle and her family, all reside in California.
A memorial service with military honors will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, June 21 at Green Hill Presbyterian Church. The family will receive friends at the Church from 10 a.m. until service time.
Dr. Fougeron had a long career with the U.S. Army including serving over three tours of duty in Vietnam which he received a Bronze Star. He held two doctoral degrees, one from LaSalle University and one from the University in Berlin Germany both in Aeronautics. He also retired from a career of over 25 years in Aircraft Maintenance with Beechcraft/Raytheon. He established aircraft repair stations around the world. He was a pilot of both helicopters and fix wing aircraft.
He was a Mason for over 45 years of Camp Knox Lodge 919, Life member of the Scottish Rite, and a member of the Midian Shrine of Wichita Kansas for 19 years. He was also a life member of MOAA (Military Officers Association of America) both local and national and a life member of Veterans of Foreign Wars post 112.
In lieu of Flowers the family asks that you make a donation in honor of his name to the Alzheimer’s Foundation or Green Hill Presbyterian Memorial Fund.