Published in the Columbia Tribune on Tuesday, June 27 2000.
James William Fuchs Sr., 47, of Overland Park, Kansas, died Monday, June 19, 2000, in an auto accident near Bethany.
Services were held Thursday, June 22, at Christ the King Catholic Church. Burial is in Forest Hill Cemetery. Arrangements were under the direction of McGilley State Line Chapel.
Mr. Fuchs was born April 21, 1953, in Washington, D.C.
He graduated from the University of Missouri-Columbia with a degree in education. He was employed with American Family Insurance for more than 15 years. He was a second-degree black belt in tae kwon do.
Survivors include a daughter, Emily Fuchs; a son, James Fuchs Jr.; his mother, Ruth Hensley of Columbia; his father, George Fuchs Jr.; a sister, Cathy Deneault; and a brother, George Fuchs III.
Memorials are suggested to Catholic charities.