Funeral services for Harold R. Fuller Sr., 81, Lawrence, will be at 11am. Saturday at the Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, with the Rev. Verdell Taylor officiating. Cremation will follow the service.
Mr. Fuller died Monday, May 9, 2011, at his home.
He was born Sept. 30, 1929, in Chicago, the son of Fred W. and Rose Matthews Fuller. He graduated from Evanston Township High School, and later attended Little Rock Junior College. He also served in the United States Army Air Force.
Mr. Fuller was a field representative in the construction industry for Skidmore, Owings, & Merrill for 20 years, retiring in 1989. He was a member of St. Luke A.M.E. Church, where he served as Trustee. He was also a member of the Veterans of Foreign Wars in Ottawa, and the National Association for the Advancement of Colored People.
He married Wilna Delores Woods on Sept. 14, 1951, in Waukegan, Ill. She survives of the home.
Other survivors include two sons, Lance E. Fuller and Harold R. Fuller Jr., both of Ottawa; a daughter, Kim D. Fuller, Lawrence; 9 grandchildren, and 9 great-grandchildren.
Friends may call Friday noon to 8pm and Saturday 9am to 11am at the Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home where the family will receive friends from 10am to service time.
The family suggests memorial contributions to St. Luke A.M.E. Church in care of the funeral home, 601 Ind., Lawrence, KS, 66044.