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James L. Fulmer

d. February 4, 2022

James Leroy Fulmer, 85, of Prosperity, died Friday, February 4, 2022, at the Newberry County Memorial Hospital.

James was born on October 13, 1936 at home in Newberry County. He was the oldest son of Eddie Leroy Fulmer and Lillie Mae Barrett Fulmer. He was a graduate of Prosperity High School and attended one year at Newberry College. He retired from Allied Chemical after 30 plus years. He was the Voice of the Mid Carolina Rebels football team for 40 years. He received multiple awards from the school district. He was a faithful and avid member of the Senior Bass Club of Macedonia. James was a lifelong member of Macedonia Lutheran Church, where he served on the Sunday School Committee, was a treasure for the church, a member of the Goldies Group, Lutheran Men in Mission and a Youth Leader. He was a Charter member of the Fairview Fire Department and served 30 plus years with the department. He served six years in the Army Reserve. James was also an avid fan of the University of South Carolina and the Atlanta Braves.

James is survived by his sister, Dianne (Wayne) Vining of West Columbia; brothers, Wayne Fulmer and Eddie (Debby) Fulmer and a sister-in-law, Vonnie Fulmer all of Prosperity. He is also survived by 12 nieces and nephews, 20 great-nieces and nephews and 6 great-great-nieces and nephews.

He was predeceased by his parents, his brothers, Heyward Fulmer and Jerry Fulmer, his sisters-in-law, Carol Fulmer and Kathy Fulmer and a great-niece, Madonna.

Funeral services will be held on Tuesday, February 8, 2022 at 1:00 pm at Macedonia Lutheran Church of Prosperity by the Rev. Terry Hundley and Rev. Randall Derrick. Burial will follow in the church cemetery. The family will receive visitors following the service in the Church Parish Hall. Memorials may be made to Macedonia Lutheran Church, 49 Macedonia Church Road, Prosperity, SC 29127.

Active pallbearers will be Jason Ruch, Keith Rankin, Allen Fulmer, Danny Fulmer, Brian Fulmer, Kenny Lipsey, Timothy Hall and Steven Turner.

Honorary pallbearers will be members of the Macedonia Goldies and the Senior Bass Club.







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