Ralph G. “Gee” Fuller
April 21, 1935 ‒ December 14, 2014
Ralph G. “Gee” Fuller, age 79 of Sunbury died Sunday, December 14, 2014 at OSU Medical Center in Columbus following an extended illness Surrounded by his family.
He was born on April 21, 1935 in Letcher County, Kentucky to the late Greenie “Gee” and Grace (Breeding) Fuller. A resident of the Sunbury area since 1946, he worked as a train engineer and conductor for the Pennsylvania, Penn Central, and CSX Railroads. Member of the Air National Guard, 166th Fighter Bomber Squadron from March 1954 until March 1957.
Gee was a proud member of the United Transportation Union Local #0145 and a faithful member of Condit Presbyterian Church. He enjoyed a passion for music, playing the guitar, banjo, and harmonica. He was the leader of the Gee’s Band, playing rock-n-roll and blues music playing in local venues in the Galena and New Albany area. Gee loved his family and treasured the time spent with them and enjoyed sharing stories about his younger years with his grandchildren. Gee liked fast cars, fast motorcycles and trains.
He was preceded in death by the love of his life and faithful companion for 56 years Nancy “Nan” (Darst) Fuller. She died on August 10, 2011, a great grandson Evan James Dell and step-father: James Boston.
Those left to cherish his memory include sons: Ralph “Little Gee” (Teresa Lynn) Fuller of New Richmond, Jesse (Christine) Fuller of Marengo; daughters: Kathy (Randy) Longshore of Sunbury, Teresa (Gary) Sparks of Utica, Sheila Micholes of Marengo; 12 grandchildren, 6 great grandchildren; sister: Judy (Keith) Duncan of Sparta, brother John (RaeAnn) Boston of Wisconsin Rapids, WI, and Special friends and neighbor: Roberta and Bill Morris.
Friends may call Friday from 5-8 p.m. at the DeVore-Snyder Funeral Home, SR 3 at 61, Sunbury where services will be held Saturday 1 p.m. with Pastors Jeri-Lynne Bouterse, Billie White and Brad Duncan officiating. Interment will follow in the Trenton Cemetery.
Memorial contributions can be made to: Condit Presbyterian Church, 15102 Hartford Road, Sunbury, Ohio 43074.
Condolences may be expressed at www.snyderfuneralhomes.com.