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Obituary for Curtis Fuller, Sr.
Curtis Peyton Fuller, Sr. age 84 passed away Friday, November 23, 2012 at his home after a battle with cancer. Visitation will be on Saturday, November 24th at Vining Ivy Hill Chapel from 6 to 8 PM. Service is on Sunday, November 25th at Union Chapel United Methodist Church at 2:30 PM. Curtis was the son of the late Mary and S. A. (Doc) Fuller. Curtis is survived by his wife of 60+ years Mary Walton Fuller, their children Cynthia Anne Fuller, Cheryl F. Reed (Bill), Martha F. Wood (Philip), Curtis P. Fuller, Jr., Gladys F. Crowe (Tom) and Mary F. Holmes (James); their ten grandchildren Rebecca R. McMichael (Kim), Kady R. Hill (Phillip), April Anne Reed, Sara Ellen Wood, Annie Caroline Wood, Ashlen F. Fowler (Christopher), Sterling Peyton Fuller, James Mitchell Fuller, Cate Crowe and Mary Manning Holmes and also; three great grandchildren Timothy Clayton McMichael, Walton Reed McMichael and Avery Elizabeth Hill; his sister Rebecca F. Larman and husband J. P. and two sisters-in-law Peggy Walton Feist and Martha Jo Walton Darden. He is preceded in death by his parents and two sisters Reba F. Bailey, Mary F. Woodall and a brother Sterling A. Fuller; two brothers- in- law George Darden and Russell Feist. Curtis was a graduate of Putnam County High School. He served his country in the U. S. Air Force. He married Mary Lucy Walton Dec. 22, 1951. He and Mary owned Brer Rabbits Briarpatch Store in the 1950s. They started Fuller Dairy in 1958. He drove a Putnam County school bus for 13 years during the 1950s and 60s. Curtis was a member of Union Chapel United Methodist Church serving as Sunday School Superintendent and led the singing for over 20 years. In 1978 he was Soil Conservation Farmer of the year. He had a great love of music and played guitar and sang. He performed in two Kiwanis Follies. The first time singing the hits of his favorite country singer, Hank Williams, Sr. and in the early 1970s he sang in a performance of Hello Dolly. In lieu of flowers the family request donations to Union Chapel United Methodist Church or Gatewood Schools, Inc. Vining Ivy Hill Chapel is in charge of the arrangements.