Reverend Jim Duck will conduct graveside rites for Gordon Rush “Pee Wee” Fultz at 10:30 a.m. Thursday, Sept. 5, 2019, at the Lone Grove Cemetery. Jackie Barnes, Eric Yeager, Hayden Gilbert, Max Norvell and Chris White will serve as pallbearers. Honorary bearers include Ken Fultz, Larry Nance and Sam Norvell.
Viewing will be from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday, with the family present for a time of visitation and support from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Harvey-Douglas Funeral Home.
Pee Wee was born to the late Ernest Harvey and Josie Simmons Fultz, Feb. 1, 1939 at Eastman, Okla.; he grew up and lived most of his life in Love County. Raised in the Greenville community, he was a graduate of Greenville High School, the class of 1957. In his leisure time he enjoyed hunting, fishing and barbecuing for family and friends.   
Of Baptist faith, Pee Wee was proud of his Chickasaw Indian heritage, and was a union organizer for the United Food and Commercial Workers, retiring after 39 years.  
Pee Wee passed away Monday, Sept. 2, 2019, in the local hospital at Marietta, at the age of 80 years, 7 months and 1 day.
Survivors include his son, Gordon B. Fultz; a half daughter, Jennifer Gifford; grandsons, Jeremy and Justin Fultz; his life partner of thirty-two years, Karen Gilbert; nephews, Jackie Barnes, Sam and Max Norvell, Larry and Jerry Nance; nieces, Cherry and Sherry Nance, and Alashia Fox; sisters, Wanda Norvell and Peggy Tabler; great-granddaughter, Mekah Fultz, two step-grandchildren and five step-great-grandchildren.
In addition to his father, Ernest Harvey Fultz and mother, Josie Simmons Hill, Pee Wee was preceded in death by a son, Michael McKim Fultz; a daughter, Janna Li Ann Fultz; step-son, Glen Gilbert and his beloved canine companion of nineteen years, Gracie.
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