Fred Erwin Fulbright, Sr.
Siler City, NC
Date of Death:
June 14, 2013
January 16, 1930
Place of Birth:
Monday, June 17, 2013 11:00 AM Oakwood Cemetery, Siler City, NC
Monday, June 17, 2013 following graveside service at Oakwood Cemetery, Siler City, NC
Oakwood Cemetery, Siler City, NC
Fred Erwin Fulbright, Sr, 83, of 812 Siler City-Glendon Road, Siler City died Friday, June 14, 2013 at Lee County Nursing and Rehabilitation, Sanford.
Mr. Fulbright was born January 16, 1930 at Lowell, NC the son of the late George Wesley and the late Edna (Crunkleton) Fulbright. He was a member of the First Baptist Church and was a Navy veteran of the Korean Conflict, having served on the USS WASP. Fred attended Georgia Tech and was a retired heating and air conditioning representative, having worked for Worthington, Weather King and Liebert. At Weather King he was the manufacturing rep for the thirteen southern states, and at Liebert he outfitted computer rooms with flooring, air conditioning and uninterrupted power systems. Mr. Fulbright enjoyed golf, the beach, music, anything western and all sports, especially the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets. Other than his parents he was preceded in death by a sister, Juanita Miller of Helen, GA and his step-mother, Jenelle Fullbright of Elberton, GA.
He is survived by his wife of 35 years: Gay Lane Fulbright, one daughter: Cathy and Don Channell of Gastonia, NC; two sons: Fred and Peggy E. Fulbright, Jr. of Durham, NC, John (Jay) and Cathy Fulbright of Orlando, FL; two sisters: June and Dee Miller of Jefferson, GA, Patsy Fowler of Douglasville, GA; six grandchildren and seven great-grandchildren brother-in-law, Jimmy and Becky Lane of Siler City, NC; and several nieces and nephews.
A graveside service with military rites will be held Monday, June 17, 2013 at 11:00 AM at Oakwood Cemetery, N. Chatham Ave, Siler City with Rev. Tony Capehart and Chaplain Bob Bulls officiating. The family will receive friends at the family home and following the graveside service.
In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Liberty Hospice Services, P O Box 66, Sanford, NC 27331 or to the First Baptist Church, 314 N. Second Avenue, Siler City, NC 27344.
Online condolences may be made at www.pughfuneralhome.com.
Smith & Buckner Funeral Home is assisting the Fulbright family.