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David Fuchshuber '72 August 1, 2023 3:22 PM updated: August 1, 2023 3:28 PM

David Carter Fuchshuber 

February 26, 1940 - July 16, 2023 

David Fuchshuber, 83 years, passed away in his home Sunday, July 16, 2023 following a prolonged illness.

A Visitation will be held on Wednesday, July 26th from 3pm to 5pm at Shannon Rose Hill Funeral Chapel. Funeral Service will be held on Thursday, July 27th at 10am at Polytechnic United Methodist Church, located on Fort Worth’s east side on the campus of Texas Wesleyan University. Burial will take place at 1pm at Shannon Rose Hill Cemetery.

David, a native of Fort Worth, served families as a small animal veterinarian at his clinic, Eastern Hills Pet Hospital. He was a graduate of Carter-Riverside High school, Texas Wesleyan College with a degree in Elementary Education and Texas A&M University as Doctor of Veterinary Medicine.

David was a man of diverse passions and when he became interested, it was all consuming. Those avocations included: dog training and obedience, dog shows, playing keyboard in a band, hot rod cars, African violets, orchids, antiques, McIntosh stereo equipment, and most recently, art glass and cut glass. He was a long-time member of the Fort Worth Kennel Club and served as Veterinarian for their annual dog show. David was recently recognized as a Fellow of the Corning Museum of Glass in NY.

David is preceded in death by his partner of 37 years Roger Cummings, his parents Oscar and Madonna Fuchshuber, and older brother Dennis Fuchshuber and niece Carol Wareham.

While having no children of his own, he mentored countless young men and women throughout his lifetime.

Survived by his older brother Tom Fuchshuber, Dan Fuchshuber and wife Kathy, John Fuchshuber with Rhonda Morgan, Brian Fuchshuber; children of Dennis - Denise Jopling, Kevin Fuchshuber and wife Janice; great nieces and nephews Daniel, Stephanie, Jenna, Kyle and Ben, as well as many great grand nieces and nephews. David had countless friends and acquaintances who filled and enriched his life.

Donations may be given to Texas A&M Foundation and/or Corning Museum of Glass Library in Memory of David.

Shannon Rose Hill Funeral Chapel & Cemetery


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