Arthur Lee Fullmer (age 80), of Twinsburg, Ohio passed away peacefully on Saturday, January 31, 2015.
He was born to Randall and Carmen Burk Fullmer in Lakewood, Ohio on July 16, 1934.
Arthur was the husband of Anne MacLean Fullmer who passed in 1973, and Barbara Case Fullmer who passed in 2006.
While on earth, Arthur was an outstanding and loved Brother, Father, Husband, Grandfather, Uncle, advocate, counselor and friend. He was a brother of the late David R. Fullmer and brother-in-law to Margaret Anderson Fullmer of Aurora, Ohio. His immediate family include six children, Jeffrey Fullmer of Stow, Ohio; James Fullmer of Philomath, Oregon (Sally); Douglas Fullmer of Ramona, California; Marianne Fullmer-Strausbaugh of Albuquerque, New Mexico (Jeffrey); Brian Gaffney of Conifer, Colorado (Anne); and Suzanne Raab of Galloway Township, New Jersey (Chris). Arthur was a grandfather to five children including (Dylan, Caitlan, Anna Rose, Jarrett and Ryan). His extended family included two nephews (William and Thomas Fullmer) and two nieces (Sally Ramsey and Amy Shahanian).
Arthur attended and earned degrees from Dennison University in Granville, Ohio and Business Administration (MBA) from the Wharton Graduate School of Business in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
He was an enthusiastic entrepreneur who established and operated his own successful businesses. His professional career included business management, media and magazine publishing in New Jersey, New York and Cincinnati, Ohio. In his personal life, he was a devoted and tireless caregiver to both his wives and family.
He enjoyed flower gardening and was recognized in his communitywith awards for his skills.
He was a lifelong Ohio State Buckeye fan who was happy to witness the football team become national champions in 2015.
Arthur was an active member and supporter of the American Baptist Church throughout his life including the Emmanuel Baptist Church of Ridgewood, New Jersey and The First Baptist Church of Greater Cleveland.
Contributions in his name can be made to The First Baptist Church of Greater Cleveland, 3630 Fairmount Blvd., Shaker Hts., OH, 44118, the Cleveland Clinic Mellen Center for MS, 1950 E. 89th St., Cleveland, OH 44195 or the Defiance College Carmen and Randall Fullmer Memorial Scholarship Fund, 701 N. Clinton St., Defiance, OH 43512.
Following family graveside services in Lakewood, Ohio a Memorial Service will be held in The First Baptist Church of Greater Cleveland 3630 Fairmont Blvd, Shaker Heights, OH (216-932-7480) on Wednesday, February 11 at 2:00 PM, to be followed by a brief reception.
FRIENDS MAY CALL AT BROWN-FORWARD, 17022 CHAGRIN BLVD., SHAKER HTS., OH TUESDAY, FEBRUARY 10TH FROM 7-9 PM.
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