Dr. Maurice E. Fuchs, D.O., 91, of Hawesville, passed away on October 24, 2020 at the Heartford House. He was born in Hancock County on December 18, 1928 to the late Wroe and Zula Morris Fuchs. Dr. Fuchs was a longtime member of Blackford Baptist Church and a member of Whitesville Lion’s Club. Dr. Fuchs operated his medical practice in Whitesville for many years. He was preceded in death by his wife of 72 years, Virginia Brandle Fuchs in 2018 and a sister Shirlene Rice.
He is survived by his son, Gary (Sandee) Fuchs; 2 grandsons; 8 great grandchildren; sister in laws, Mary Boling, Sadie (Sherman) Fuchs and Doris (Anthony) Taylor; a brother in law, Clyde Brandle along with several nieces and nephews.
In compliance with health and public safety directives, capacity for visitation and funeral service will be limited in accordance with state guidelines. Due to the Governor’s mandate, masks or facial coverings are required during all services.
Services will be held at 1 pm on Monday, October 26, 2020 at Blackford Baptist Church with burial following in the church cemetery. Dr. Fuchs family will be greeting friends on Monday from 10 am until service time at the church. Memorial contributions may be made to the Heartford House in Dr. Fuchs memory.
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