Eugene T. âDocâ Fulks, 77, of Fountain City, passed away peacefully on Saturday afternoon, October 13, at his residence.
He was born May 3, 1935 in Whitewater to B. Eugene and Ruth L. Gaddis Fulks, both of whom preceded him in death. He was a 1954 graduate of Fountain City High School.
Doc was a lifelong resident of the Fountain City community. He once farmed and was retired from the US Postal Service, where he was a rural mail carrier. He enjoyed collecting die-cast tractors and automotive models and attending tractor and steam power shows in the region. In his later years, he chauffeured for Amish families and was a fixture wherever there was good food and conversation, especially the Liarâs Table at The Family Diner. He was an avid fan of Northeastern athletics and was a member of the Fountain City Wesleyan Church.
Doc will be missed by his 4 sisters, Carolyn Jeanes, of New Paris, Ohio; Elizabeth Nicholson, of Centerville; Judy Baker, of Fountain City; 1 brother, Max Fulks, of Russellville, Arkansas, and several nieces, nephews, great-nieces and great-nephews.
Doc was preceded in death by his parents and 1 sister, Linda Owens.
A funeral ceremony will be conducted by Rev. Gerald Hewson at 10:00 a.m. on Wednesday, October 17, at the Smith & McQuiston Funeral Home, 321 US 27 South, Fountain City. Interment will follow in Buena Vista Cemetery in Randolph County.
Family & friends may gather for visitation from 4-7 p.m. on Tuesday, October 16, at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions may be sent to Northeastern Dollars For Scholars. 7295 North US 27, Fountain City, IN 47341.