DeKalb County Indiana Obituary


George T. Fuller
Contributed by Roselyn Wells

The Record-Herald, Butler, Ind., April 8, 1971

George T. Fuller Dies at Age 71

        George T. Fuller, 71, a lifelong resident of Butler, but more recently of North Orlando, Fla., died Sunday afternoon at 4 p.m. at the Florida hospital, Orlando, where he had been a patient for several weeks.

        Memorial services were held Monday in Florida ad the body was returned to Butler Tuesday afternoon.

        Mr. Fuller retired from the Butler postal service in 1960, since which time he and Mrs. Fuller have spent their winters at their home in North Orlando, and their summers at their home in Wilmington township.  Mr. Fuller also had been a sports writer for the Butler Record-Herald for about 15 years.

        He was born April 2, 1900 at Denver, Indiana in George T. and Laura Fetrowe Fuller.  He moved to Butler with his family when a small boy.

        He and Ruth Eakright were married on June 29, 1929.  He is survived by the widow, three brothers, Ralph and Oscar of Toledo and Robert of R. 1 Butler.  Also two sisters; Mrs. Lillie Trobridge of Toledo and Mrs. Emily Anders of Orlando.

        Mr. Fuller was always active in community affairs, having served one and one-half terms as mayor of North Orlando.

        He was a member of the Community United Methodist Episcopal Church of Castleberry, Fla., Eagles and K. of P. lodges of Butler.

     Services were held Wednesday at 2 p.m. at the Johnson funeral home in Butler with the Rev. Donald Steltz, pastor of the Butler United Methodist church officiating.  Burial followed in Woodlawn cemetery.




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