DANIELSVILLE – Roy Jackson Fuller, 74, died Monday, September 7, 2009, following an extensive illness.
He had lived in Danielsville for the past several years, but had made his home in Athens most of his adult life. Born in Jackson County, he was the son of Robert Jackson and Ina Lowe Fuller. He was a faithful member and leader of Cross Roads Baptist Church in Lawrenceville for the past 15 years, and served as treasurer for more than 25 years for Temple Baptist Church in Athens.
Known to many as the “Battery Man,” he owned and operated Roy Fuller Battery Service in Athens for many years before ill health forced him to retire. Mr. Fuller was preceded in death by a sister, Bette Fuller Cox; and an infant daughter, Tammie Fuller.
Survivors include his wife of more than 54 years, Delores Fowler Fuller, Danielsville; children, Terri Fuller Norris (Steve), Mt. Juliet, Tenn., Kendra Fuller Holloway (Nelson) and Sterling Fuller, all of Danielsville, Kim Fuller Lowry, Hiawassee; grandchildren, Steven Norris (Terra), Brooke Norris Beavers, Erin Norris Garner (Jason), Matthew Norris (Heather Dabbs), Lindsey Lowry, Morgan Holloway, and Fuller Holloway; great-grandchildren, Kaimen, Julia, Tyler, Tiffany, Cristal, Tison, and Ariana; sisters, Julia Ann Hayes, Watkinsville, and Barbara Huston, Athens; and stepbrothers, Eugene Fouche and Edward Fouche, both of Athens.
Funeral services will be held Thursday, September 10, at 11 a.m., at Lord & Stephens Funeral Home with the Revs. Lloyd Ferguson, Dan Fuller and Ronnie Gonzales officiating. Burial will be in the Evangelical Methodist Church cemetery. The family will receive family and friends at the funeral home Wednesday, September 9, from 7 to 9 p.m., and will also be at their home in Danielsville.
Lord & Stephens Funeral Home, East, Athens, is in charge of arrangements.