Bobby Fullwood
May 23, 1934 - November 10, 2023

Bobby Edward Fullwood, age 89, passed away peacefully on Friday, November 10, 2023, at Gulfside Hospice in Zephyrhills, FL. Bobby was born to Jesse Bryant and Ella Byrd Fullwood on May 23, 1934, in Nichols, GA. His parents moved the family to Zephyrhills, FL before Bobby began grade school. He graduated from Zephyrhills High School in June 1952 and soon entered the U.S. Navy where he served as a hospital corpsman. He was a Korean War Veteran, having tours of duty in Korea, Japan, and Hawaii. Upon his discharge from the Navy, he married the late Myra Hampton Fullwood and they had three sons. Bobby was a master electrician by trade, having owned his own business for several years. He also worked with Florida Power & Light, City of Lakeland, General Telephone Company, and the Lakeland Housing Authority upon his retirement in 2001.  He was a giving father, proud grandfather, loving great grandfather and friend to many. He is survived by his sons, Robert (Tina), Blaine, and Kevin, three grandchildren, Rob (Anissa), Sharley (Brian), and Sawyer (Brittany), 3 great grandsons, 5 great granddaughters, and companion of several years, Trudy O’Steen and their beloved dog Mitzy. The graveside service will be on November 28, 2023, at 11:00 A.M., Florida National Cemetery, Bushnell, Florida.

To the many who would like to show love and support to the family, please consider a donation to Gulfside Hospice of Zephyrhills in Bobby’s name in lieu of flowers.

 

https://www.gulfside.org/hospice.html


1 Comment

  • Thomas A Eagan Posted November 15, 2023 3:18 pm

    Blaine. You’ve been a good son. You served a higher calling with your dad since you retired from the Air Force. Although I only met your dad once, it was so obvious he was a proud papa at your retirement ceremony at Luke AFB.


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