Ralph G. “Gee” Fuller

April 21, 1935 ‒ December 14, 2014

Sunbury, Ohio

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.

 

  • So sorry ! Losing someone at Christmas makes it even harder. Know that you are in our thoughts and prayers.
    Love,
    Jim and Kathi

  • I started to write to you before and the phone rang, so I don’t know what happened to it.

    I’m in Florida so I won’t be able to see all you wonderful kids, but know I am thinking about you and knowing you will all comfort each other and pull together with oodles of love.

    You’re a special group and I am blessed to have had you in my life.

    Betty Cocklin

  • You have our deepest condolences. Gee and Nancy were always so generous and nice to me when i was a kid visiting them. I am sure Gee and Nancy are happy to see eachother again. Your family will be in our prayers during this holiday season.

    Rob Darst

  • Condolences to the family.I remember him from my time working at Jimmy Vances Shell station in Galena.

  • Oh I am so sorry to hear of your father’s passing.
    You are certainly in my thoughts right now.

    Hugs to you all.

    Donna

  • Charley and I are sorry to hear of your Father’s passing. Know you all will be in our thoughts and prayers.

  • So sorry to hear about your father. All of you are very special. Know that you are in my prayers and thoughts.

  • Gee really seemed to enjoy the caroling on Saturday. I am glad that we were able to bring a little joy to him. I am so sorry for your loss. God bless.

    Pam Sheets

  • So sorry for your loss of your beloved father…..Teresa…..My thoughts and prayers are with you and your family during this difficult time. Lots of hugs and prayers coming your way! Love you guys and miss you!

  • Our deepest sympathy to your family. Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers! Jeff & Connie Bradford

  • so sorry for your loss I will keep you in my prayers and thoughts through this time of sorrow. Bonna and Bob Boudinot

  • Teresa, please accept my expressions of sympathy for you and your family during this difficult time. I lost my dad 4 years ago after the first of the year. I miss him everyday still. I know how important family is to you from your postings. It is never easy, but gather your family and spend some special time together through the holidays. Thinking of you.

  • Reading this with great sadness for the loss of your father. We Shultz girls have many great memories of your dad and ours back in the day. May you find comfort in knowing he is with our Heavenly Father and once again reunited with his earthly love, your mom. May God bless you all during this sad time and give you comfort and peace. love, Jona (Shultz) and Keith Baer

  • I am so sorry to hear of your father’s passing,please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers.May he rest in peace.

  • Judy, Our deepest sympathy at this time of loss of your brother. I have 3 brothers and brothers are special. May God give you His blessed comfort through the loss and coming days.

    Friends,
    Ralph and Betty

  • Please accept my deepest condolences on your loss! I’m in Georgia, so won’t be able to attend visitation or service, but please know you are all in my thoughts and prayers! Hugs for everyone.

  • Kathy, Randy & your family……Steve and I are so sad to hear your news. I know your father will be missed greatly. It is a tough time, but remember God is there to help heal your broken hearts. As time goes on, all those stories will mean more than you can ever know.

    All of you are in our thoughts & prayers.

    Linda Sue Skinner & Steve Garee

  • So sorry to hear about Gee’s passing. I always enjoyed talking to him at the reunions, we all loved him so much. I have a lot of childhood memories of him and the family, loved your mom, she was so sweet. May GOD comfort all of you. Love and prayers for all of you.
    Judy Breeding Mullins

  • so sorry to hear about our cousin. We sure loved to visit with Gee at the family reunions & listen to his stories & listen to him play the guitar. He will be missed. Prayers to all his family!

  • please know you are all in my thoughts and prayers. The Breeding family lost several great men this year. They are all rejoicing in heaven as they will have their own “Breeding Reunion” up there.

  • My thoughts and prayers are with this family he was a truly great father , son, brother, grandfather, cousin, and my friend! Loved the times at reunions and times he spent with my family!