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Obituary for Grant L. Fuller
Grant Lewis Fuller, age 61, died on Sunday, March 30, 2014 at Hennis Care Center in Bolivar, OH after an extended period of declining health. The family suggests that friends may make a donation to Transport for Christ, 619 S. Kohler Rd, Orrville, Ohio 44667. Calling hours will be held on Thursday, April 3, 2014 from 5:00-8:00 p.m. at Living Water Community Church, 200 N. Kurzen Rd, Dalton, OH. Memorial service will be held on Friday, April 4, at 11:00 a.m. at the church. Gresser Funeral Home is assisting with funeral arrangements. He was born September 26,1952 in Kokomo, IN, the son of Lee and Marjorie Fuller. Grant graduated from Wooster High School in 1970. He was a talented machinist, designing several machines and owned his own machine shop early in his career. He was employed by Schafer Valve until a brain aneurysm in 1993 forced his retirement. He loved sailing and water activities, was a talented drummer, and enjoyed traveling when he was healthier. Grant was always willing to lend a helping to others and enjoyed volunteering at the Lodi Chapel of Transport for Christ and had been previously active with the Kidney Foundation of Wayne County. He had an ornery streak and enjoyed making the residents and staff laugh while at Hennis Care Center, His final wish was to donate his body to the Ohio State University College of Medicine where his daughter attended medical school to give back to the medical community that had helped him. He is survived by his mother, MarjorieFuller, former wife Evelyn Fuller of Orrville, children Andrea Fuller, M.D., of Columbus and Esta (Andy) Ryder of Dalton, grandsons Austin, Seth, Brandon and Gavin Ryder, Sister Donna (Ches) Joy, sister-in-law Cheryl Fuller, nephews Ryan (Michelle) Joy and lan Fuller and great niece Jett Joy. The family wants to extend gratitude for the excellent care he received from Hennis Care Center and the Tuscarawas Hospice Center. He was preceded in death by his father and a brother, Al Fuller,
Friday, April 4,2014
at 11:00 a.m. at the church
Living Water Community Church
200 N. Kurzen Rd, Dalton, OH