Alex R. Fuller

August 24, 1924 ‒ April 04, 2015

Marengo, Ohio

fULLER aLEX0001Alex R. Fuller, age 90 of Marengo, passed away Saturday afternoon April 4, 2015 at Woodside Village in Mount Gilead surrounded by hs family.

He was born on August 24, 1924 in Marengo to the late Lester P. and Grace I. (Sterritt) Fuller. He was a lifelong Marengo area resident and a graduate of Marengo High School Class of 1942. He was a farmer and a longtime member of the Marengo United Methodist Church. He was a member of the Marengo and Highland School Boards, 1952-1968.

Alex was an innovative farmer trying minimum till and no till farming in the 1960’s which resulted in his picture on the cover of The Ohio Farmer Magazine. Alex was also an authored a book about his memories of Marengo entitled “Marengo My Hometown”. Along with his father and brother they owned the Ford dealership in Marengo. LP Fuller and Sons from 1939 – 1960, selling cars and tractors. Alex enjoyed spending winter in Florida, fishing and maintaining his yard.

He is survived by his wife of 71 years: Geneva (Roberts) Fuller and they were married February 13, 1944 in Olive Green; son: Donald Fuller of Marengo; daughter: Connie (Jim) Griffith of Marengo grandchildren: Jim (Tina) Griffith, Jonathan Griffith, Justina (Mike) Keckler; great grandchildren: Bud Hamilton, Cassandra Griffith, Rachel & Emily Keckler.

Preceded in death by brother: Sterritt Fuller.

Private Graveside Services will be held for the family and calling hours will not be observed. Arrangements entrusted to the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Homes.

Family suggests memorial contributions to Harbor Light Hospice, 2267 Village Mall Drive, Ontario, Ohio 44906.

Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.

  • Donnie,Connie and family. I am so sorry for your loss. I can remember visiting with your parents even after you dad quit farming. He was a great man. We all used to jump on the wagon to pick up rocks from his fields. He will be missed. Barbara Rhinebolt Christman

  • Alex was a “doer” and a great community man. We shared a lot of good memories, especially the musicals we did every year for several years. He was both a serious community leader and a “ham” to sing and joke during our practices and performances. We will miss him. Sincerely, John and Judy Weaver

  • We are sorry for you loss. He was a loving man and well dearly be missed by many people. You are in our prayers

  • Dear Connie, Donnie and family,
    So sorry to hear of the passing of your dad. All of you are in our thoughts and prayers.

  • Donnie , Connie and family’s, Sorry for your loss. When he wrote the book I got one for my Mom and we both said he was Mr. Marengo!!! He brought back so many good memories of our community . Always working but always had time to talk to you. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

  • Jim, Sorry to learn of your grandfathers passing. He was such good neighbor and friend when I was growing up, and attending church. Sending you and your family prayers. Cherie

  • Donnie, Connie, Jim, Geneva, and families, You are in our prayers. Your dad was a good person. He will be missed.

  • Don and Connie,
    So sorry to hear about your dad. He and your mom, and you, were among the first people we met when we moved to Marengo in 1967. They were great friends and good neighbors. We had so many good times together back then. I enjoyed a good visit with your dad when he was in St. Ann’s with broken ribs. I’m sure he will be missed by so many in the Marengo community. Our thoughts are with you.
    Marjorie

  • Geneva and family, our sincere condolences on your loss. Anyone who grew up in the Marengo community was blessed to know him and my husband and I have fond memories of Alex. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.

  • We are thankful for our wonderful Ohio relatives. There were always good times down at the farm no matter whose farm it was. We are thankful for our relatives and for our past. We had a great role model in Alex Fuller who was such a kind man. We are so sorry for your loss. Blessings to you all and may God continue to hold your hand through this time.

  • I’m sorry for your loss. Please extend my sympathy to your family and loved ones. May God continue to bless you and comfort you in your time of loss.

  • My dear Connie and family,
    We are so sorry to hear of Alex’s passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. He will always be remembered in a Happy way. God bless you..
    Ann and Adrian

  • Connie and Jim and family,
    Love and prayers to you and yours in the passing of your father
    He was such an asset to the Marengo community
    But he was also so lucky to have you in his life with your
    caring and concerns
    Remember to laugh between the tears,
    Clara

  • Dear Geneva, Don and Connie,
    So sorry to hear of Alex’s passing. My children (Lucille, Buck,and Steve) have fond memories of the good times we had when we were friends and neighbors so long ago. Carl passed away fifteen years ago. My prayers and love go out to you all at this time.

    Mary

  • Geneva, Donnie, Connie, Jim and Family,
    Our loss is Heaven’s gain! What a friend Alex has been over the years! There will be a great void in all our lives without him. We pray for God’s grace and blessings to be your’s during these difficult days.
    Jack & Ginny, Springfield, OH

  • So sorry to hear of Alex’s passing. He was a true gentleman. I have many fond memories of your family. I also remember looking across the field and seeing your home. Nice.

    Luci Ward

  • Geneva, Don,Connie and family
    Our family has always been rather small but I knew we were cousins for many years. Alex was a faithful and kind man to all who knew him.
    He and Mr. Baker would bring a air conditioner to my mother and install it in her bedroom window while the weather was so hot. That was so much appreciated and needed. We are family And my thoughts and prayers are with you all at this time and always.

  • Connie and family,
    We are so sorry for your loss. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time.

  • Dear Connie and family,

    Thank you very much for the privilege of caring for your dad and mom. I truly will miss him.

    Loved him very much.

    Delilah

  • My dear Connie, Donnie, Geneva and families,
    Please accept my condolences in the loss of your loved one. May you be
    comforted in the days ahead by the many happy memories created over the years
    prior to this loss. Blessings, Joan Adkins and family

  • Geneva, Don,Connie and family your family is such a nice family. I know my dad Carroll Lewis always liked Alex, Irs a ruff time and thoughts and prayers for all of you Linda (Lewis) Blair

  • Loved my Uncle Alex and love Aunt Geneva and you, Connie and Donnie
    Miss you all and God bless