The remains of late Chief Dr. Fubara Opu-Iwo Wilson Fyneface of Owiye family in the Otokiri ward in Elem Tombia, a descendant of Gbolowi has been laid to rest at Abonnema in Akuku-Toru Local Government Area, Rivers State.
In a chat with news men last Saturday the children of Late Dr. Fubara Wilson Fyneface expressed gratitude to God over the peaceful burial ceremony of their late father, grand father and great grandfather.
According to them, Late Pa Wilson would be greatly missed for his hospitality, kindness and generosity, adding that the family has lost a precious and peculiar gem who made sure that the family stays in peace and unity all the times.
Recalling the good times she had with her late husband, Mrs. Theresa Fubara described him as a symbol of love, humility, peace, patience, tolerance, diligence and above all accommodating and God fearing man.
Mrs. Theresa affirmed that her late husband struggled to see that the children lack nothing, he was an achiever, straight forward in judgment and upright in action, he was an embodiment of life to all that came his way. She noted that the vacuum created as a result of his demise would be very difficult to fill, but noted that the legacies he has created will live with her and the children.
Also speaking, one of his sons Matthew Fubara noted that their late father was a devout Christian throughout his life, who worshipped at St. Cyprian’s Church, Port Harcourt and also remained an ardent member of his home church St. Augustine in Abonnema as a baptized and communicant member of the Anglican Communion.
In her speech Iwoba Ahiawe described her late father as a strict disciplinarian and was always at peace with his children and grand children, adding that he derives joy in beautifying his environment by planting flowers around his home and anywhere he find himself.
“Papa, sir, Alabo, chief as fondly called by his children has left a loving impression with everyone he came in contact with. He was a different thing to different people, but most importantly to the Almighty God, she added.
His foster daughter, Mrs. Felicia M.D. Opulyo described him as a wonderful father, grandfather and great grandfather and most of all a friend and companion to everyone around him, she promised to abide and remain obedient to all that he has taught her.
In his tribute, Ichie Fred Asoegwu said Fubara was a moon who had lit the life of many, a respected son who has left a mark on the sand of time.###