Fonda Lee Nubin, 68, went to eternal rest with his Lord and Savior, Jesus Christ, Sunday, March 16, 2014, at Tidewell Hospice of Port Charlotte, Fla.
He was born Aug. 6, 1945, in St. Petersburg, Fla., to Joe L. Nubin and Emma Street.
At an early age he attended Mount Olive M.B. Church, under the pastorship of the Rev. A.C. Evans. Fonda graduated from John F. Kennedy High School in 1966, and served in and retired from the U.S. Army. He enjoyed singing and listening to Country Western Songs. In 2013, he left Rochester, N.Y., and came to live in Port Charlotte with his loving and devoted daughter, Rena Nubin, and beloved son-in-law, Darnell Powell.
He leaves to cherish his memory his sons, Jerome and Lamar Nubin; daughters, Trinette and Rena Nubin; brothers, James (Alice) Nubin, Gene (Lula) Nubin, Hercules (Mae) Nubin, Leon (Barbara) Nubin, Joe (Gennifer) Nubin II, Jackie (Lavender) Nubin, Solomon (Christina) Street and George (Evelyn) Street; sisters, Joann (Edward) Fleming, Valerie Wells, Carline Robinson and Louise Prichard; and many other relatives. He was preceded in death by his parents; and siblings, Charles Collins, Fonda Lee Nubin Jr., Thomsenia Jackson and Katrina Nubin.
Visitation is from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. today, Friday, March 21, 2014, at Hickson Funeral Home in Arcadia, Fla. The funeral service will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, March 22, 2014, at St. John Baptist Church, 208 Gordon St., Arcadia. Burial will take place at Oak Ridge Cemetery in Arcadia.
Arrangements are by Hickson Funeral Home and Cremation Services.