Robert N. Fuller

July 12, 1929–February 19, 2019

Robert Nelson ‘Bob’ Fuller, age 89, Joplin, passed away at 12:20 a.m. Tuesday, February 19, 2019 at his home, surrounded by his family.

Bob was born July 12, 1929 in Joplin to the late Fred Fuller and Audrey Wingler Fuller and had lived in Joplin all of his life.

Bob worked as an electrician for the former Gray’s Electric and Fagan Electric Company, retiring in 1995.  Bob was a longtime member of IBEW Local #95; Elk’s Lodge #501 and a past member of the Joplin Jaycees.  In his spare time, Bob enjoyed working in his yard and spending time with his family.  He will be missed by all who knew him.

In addition to his parents, Bob was preceded in death by his wife, Jean Fuller in 2010; siblings, Barney, Benny, Donna and Judy; and his beloved dogs and cats.

Survivors include his first wife and best friend, Jane Durham, Joplin; four daughters, Cathy Brown and husband, Bob, Joplin, Peggy Schnelle and husband, Doug, Carthage, Janet Morrow and husband, Steve, Bella Vista, Arkansas, Jill Edwards and husband, Tim, Carthage; ten grandchildren; twenty eight great grandchildren and two great great grandchildren.

Services are planned for Friday at 2:00 p.m. at Parker Mortuary Chapel.  Rev. Bob Simon will officiate.  The family will receive friends Friday from 1:00 p.m. until service time at the mortuary.  Interment will follow at Ozark Memorial Park Cemetery.  Memorial contributions may be made to the Joplin Humane Society, in care of Parker Mortuary.

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