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Doc FulksEugene 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.
I remember all the good times we had as kids - all those Easters. I am sorry for your loss. I will keep all of you in my heart.
Marilyn (Avery) Lea Oct 16 2012 12:00 AM
Doc you will be missed!You never knew a stranger and were fun to be around condolences to your family
Billy S Oct 16 2012 12:00 AM
I am so sorry to hear about Doc. I haven't seen you guys for years but this
brings back a lot of good memories. I really am so sorry.
Jackie Harrison Oct 16 2012 12:00 AM
My condolences to all the family. I''m Larry Hays Mother in case you don''t reconize my name.
Nellie Cheek Oct 15 2012 12:00 AM
I wanted you to know that I always thought of Doc as such a sweet man. He used to come to the Blue Roof truckstop when I was a waitress, he always had a smile and so you just wanted to hug him.
I was just thinking about him over the week-end when we ordered (Doc''s breakfast) off the menu.
Sorry for your loss.
Rachelle Oct 15 2012 12:00 AM
On behalf of the Fountain City Lions Club, we want the family to know how much we thought of "Doc". He not only was a tenant at the Senior Apartments, he was our friend. His smile and humor lit up the building when he was present. The ladies of the apartments will be lost without him. And we, the Lions, have lost a great friend.
Lion Mary Lou Griffey
Manager of the Fountain City Lions Senior Apartments
Fountain City Lions Club Apartments Oct 15 2012 12:00 AM
Judy and Liz-
So sorry to read about Doc. He was always a very special person. He will surely be missed by the whole town.
Our sincerest sympathy;
Dick and Judy Hill
Judy Hill Oct 15 2012 12:00 AM
Aunt Carolyn and Family,
were sorry for the loss of your Loved one, hes gone home now,
no longer suffering, Love Brian, Brb, Nick, Ben, Billie Ann and Patty
Brian, Barb, Nick, Ben, Billie Ann, Patty Turner Oct 14 2012 12:00 AM