Heyward Edgar “Boll Weevil” Fulmer, 76, of Prosperity, widower of Carol Shealy Fulmer, died June 3, 2015 at Lexington Medical Center.

Born on June 13, 1938, in Prosperity, he was a son of the late Eddie Leroy and Lillie Mae Barrett Fulmer. He retired from Allied Signal after 36 years of service. He was a lifelong member of Macedonia Lutheran Church where he was a member of the Lutheran Men, a former Sunday School Superintendent/ Treasurer, he also served on church council and the Property and Long Range Planning Committee. He served in the U.S. Army and the U.S. Army Reserves. He was a charter member of Fairview Fire Department. He retired after 50 years of service as Captain and was the department photographer.

Mr. Fulmer is survived by a son; Brian K. (Kathy) Fulmer of Prosperity; a daughter, Melanie F. Robinson of Irmo; brothers, James L. Fulmer, J. Wayne (Kathy) Fulmer, and Eddie C. (Debby) Fulmer all of Prosperity; a sister, Dianne F. (Wayne) Vining of West Columbia; his mother-in law, Sarah A. Shealy; a sister-in-law, Vonnie Fulmer; grandchildren, Erica L. Robinson, W. Bradley Fulmer, and Derek A. Fulmer. He was predeceased by a brother, Jerry R. Fulmer.

Funeral services will be conducted at 10:00 AM Saturday, June 6, 2015 at Macedonia Lutheran Church by the Rev. Randall Derrick. Interment will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive friends following the service.The family is at the home of his son and daughter-in-law, Brian and Kathy Fulmer, 2981 Bethel Church Road, Prosperity.

Active pallbearers will be Allen Fulmer, Kenny Lipsey, Keith Rankin, Tim Hall, Danny Fulmer, Michael Meade, and Brantley Alewine.

Honorary pallbearers will be Jeff Shealy, Billy Fulmer, Steven Turner, Diane Epps, and members of the Fairview Fire Department.

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#18 Janis and Don Berley 2015-06-23 11:08
Dear family, Don and I are very sorry to hear of Heyward's passing. Our thoughts and prayers are with you and the families.

Love, Janis and Don Berley
#17 Polly W. Turner 2015-06-05 21:57
So sorry to hear of Boll Weevil passing. My Father-In-Law, Clyde Turner,Sr was a mechanic at Allied and worked with Boll Weevil until his retirement. My husband,Clyde,J r. and myself also worked with him at Allied.I now work at Lowe's and would see him from time to time. He will be missed by so many. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
#16 Tommy and Marti Reid 2015-06-05 19:32
Our prayers are with the family May God have mercy on each of you
#15 James McGaha 2015-06-05 11:19
I'm sorry to hear about the loss of Bo. We had many good times at work and car shows.I will miss him very much.
#14 Jeannette Ayers 2015-06-05 09:02
Brian, Melanie and family our thoughs and prayers are with you at this time. We know he is noy suffering now. May peace be with you.
#13 Daniel hamm 2015-06-05 07:12
Thoughts & Prayers go out ,to Family ! Sorry for your loss !Bless you all
#12 Henry Franklin 2015-06-05 02:53
I was so sorry to hear about Heyward. My prayers will be with each of you in the coming days as you cope with losing such a fine person as Heyward was.
God bless,
Henry Franklin
#11 Megan Ware 2015-06-05 00:10
I'm so sorry for your loss. I'm praying for comfort & peace for the whole family during this difficult time. God Bless!
#10 Roger Frick 2015-06-05 00:08
Brian and Melanie, You are in my thoughts and prayers. Mr. Heyward was a good man and I will always remember the good times at the fire station with him when I was a member at Fairview. God bless and if I can do anything for you all please let me know.
With Love,
Roger Frick
#9 Jeanna Torrence Hall 2015-06-04 21:24
Brian & Kathy, Melanie, & families: I am so sorry for your loss. May God wrap His arms around each of you & hold you tight during this difficult time. God bless all of you. Love, Jeanna & Bryan Hall, Hayden & Hunter
#8 Lisa and Carl Baker 2015-06-04 21:19
Sorry for your loss. Sending prayers to the family. May God comfort you during this time.
#7 Joni Chapman 2015-06-04 21:02
Thoughts and prayers for all of the family. Mr.Heyward was a wonderful man who will be missed.
#6 Bruce Connelly 2015-06-04 17:22
my deepest sympathy to each of you. Heyward will be sorely missed. He touched a lot of people. Thank you god for sharing Hayward with us. God be with each of you. Bruce Connelly
#5 Beverly Martin 2015-06-04 14:54
Our deepest sympathies to the family. May you find comfort knowing so many thoughts and prayers are headed your way.
Jimmy and Beverly Martin
#4 Stacie Martin 2015-06-04 10:11
Our deepest sympathies to the family. Mr. Heyward was a wonderful man that will be missed. We will be praying for you.
Michael and Stacie Martin
#3 Janet and Jerry 2015-06-04 09:45
Brian and Melanie and families, Your daddy is resting and I know he is in a much better place (no pain) and probably in the loving arms of Carol. Know that he loved all you guys and he will be missed by everyone. We love all you guys and will be here for you if you need anything.....
#2 Lisa Amick Mowbray 2015-06-04 06:51
Our deepest sympathy from our family to yours,

Gaynell & Patricia Amick
Forrest & Lisa Mowbray
#1 Harold Fulmer 2015-06-03 18:50
Our thoughts and prayers are with all the family. Heyward will deeply be missed by everyone that knew him. He is resting now and out of pain. May our Loving Heavenly Father wrap His arms around each of you and comfort you at this time and the days ahead. God Bless each of you !
With love and blessings!
Harold & Ola Mae Fulmer

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