August 4, 1950 - March 20, 2017
John Millard Fultz was born August 4, 1950, and went peacefully home to his Father on March 20, 2017. Visitation with the family will be Friday, March 24 from 5:00-7:00pm at Nobles Funeral Chapel. Funeral services are scheduled for 10:00am Saturday, March 25 at First Baptist Church in Navasota with the Revs. Malcolm Bane and Clyde Larrabee officiating. Masonic graveside services will follow in Oakland Cemetery. Arrangements are under the direction of Nobles Funeral Chapel. Celebrating his life are his wife Kathy Fultz, his children Jon C. and YoLanda Fultz, Shawn and Lauren Stuart, Josh M. Fultz, Jennifer and Justin E. Jarvis, and Shelbie and Jeb Kolby. Poppy was loved by his grandchildren, Elizabeth Cobb and Jackson Fultz, Lorin, Korbin, Lawson and Sutton Stuart, Jadyn Fultz, and Cade, Owen, and Charis Kolby. Loving family members also include his only sister Bonnie and brother-in-law Court Armstrong, and numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and beloved friends. John was pre-deceased by his father Joseph Donald Fultz, his brother Joe King Fultz, Sr., his step-father, Norman Davis and mother, Artie Fultz Davis. John graduated from Navasota High School as salutatorian in 1968, and from The University of Texas at Austin in 1972. While at the University of Texas, he was a member of the Fiji Fraternity. He attended SouthTexas College of Law and graduated in 1977 while working for the Veteran's Land Board. In 1978, John returned home to Navasota to join in the practice of law with his mother and step-father at Fultz & Davis Attorneys at Law. In 1984, he began working for Mid-South Electric Cooperative Association following in the footsteps of his parents. He was proud to continue his parents' legacy as the only counsel for Mid-South within their 76 year history. An avid supporter of many organizations, John was a member of the Masonic Navasota Lodge #299, and Washington Lodge #18, St. Alban's Lodge #1455, Scottish Rite Lodge, Shriner's, Kiwanas, Boy Scouts, Little League, River Rats, Ducks Unlimited, Navasota Theater Alliance, Pink Flamingos, Grimes County Bar Association, Fellow of the Texas Bar Association, Todd Mission City Attorney, Navasota City Attorney and Council Member, Founder of Navasota as the "Blues Capital of Texas," Texas Exes Life Member, First Baptist Church Treasurer and Deacon, and former Washington on the Brazos Board President. Together John and Kathy built a life on Sunshine Valley of gracious hospitality and continuous extensions of grace. Their devotion and love is a hallmark of their shared faith. Co-founder of CampNanaPoppy. Dad. Firework Stand Manager. Rancher. Businessman. Role model. Disciple. Administrator of Monkey Blood. BBQ specialist. Tour guide. Mentor. Longhorn Tailgater. The smartest man his family knew. Serving as pall bearers are Jon C. Fultz, Shawn Stuart, Josh M. Fultz, Justin E. Jarvis, Jeb Kolby, Joe King Fultz,Jr., and Jeffrey P. Fultz. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Texas CHARGERS (www.texaschargers.org) or First Baptist Church of Navasota.
John Millard Fultz was born August 4, 1950, and went peacefully home to his Father on March 20, 2017. Visitation with the family will be Friday, March 24 from 5:00-7:00pm at Nobles Funeral Chapel. Funeral services are scheduled for 10:00am... View Obituary & Service Information
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