THE FLAGLER TRIBUNE
Thursday, February 12, 1970
Dana F. Fuquay, 88, building contractor and early developer of Flagler Beach, died Tuesday afternoon at his home at 502 Earl St., Daytona Beach.
A native of Hastings, Mr. Fuquay moved to Volusia County in 1887 from Cartersville. He became a building contractor in 1902 and was the 13th registered architect in the state.
He began buying land in Flagler county in 1915 and in Volusia about six years later. He built the Flagler Beach Hotel in 1924 amid lived there until his oceanfront home was finished in 1926. Mr. Fuquay resided in Flagler Beach a number of years before returning to Volusia.
He served as Flagler County's first Florida Inland Navigation District board member and served as chairman of the board. In 1963 the Legislature named a portion of Highway A-1-A, between Flagler Beach State Park and High Bridge, the Dana F. Fuquay Boulevard.
Survivors include two daughters, Mrs. Philip Kester, Flagler Beach; and Mrs. Harold Massie, Daytona Beach; four granddaughters, Mrs. Michael Cook, Miss Ann Fuquay, and Mrs. Charles Sims, all of Daytona Beach; and Mrs. Paul Johnsen, Dublin, Calif., and four great-grandchildren.
Funeral services will be at 4 p. m. Thursday from the Chapel of Baggett-McIntosh Funeral Directors, Daytona Beach. The Rev. Hal Marchman, pastor of Central Baptist Church, will officiate. Interment wi1l follow in the family plot in Bel1evue Memorial Park in Daytona Beach.