Billy Fullwood

Graveside Service

1:00 pm
Thursday, August 11, 2022
Georgia National Cemetery
1080 Veterans Cemetery Rd.
Canton, Georgia, United States

Final Resting Place

Georgia National Cemetery
1080 Veterans Cemetery Rd.
Canton, Georgia, United States

Obituary of Billy Fullwood

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Billy Gene Fullwood, 88, of Buford, GA, passed away peacefully Saturday, August 6, 2022 at home after a lengthy illness.


Billy was preceded in death by his wife, Martha Harris Fullwood; his sister, Betty Sue Chadwick. He is survived by his brother, Benny Fullwood and wife Leba Fullwood of Lakeland, GA; children, Wade Fullwood and wife Angela Fullwood of Lexington, SC; Clay Fullwood and wife Leila Fullwood of Austin, TX; Todd Fullwood and husband Alexander Williams of Saint Petersburg, FL; grandchildren, Matthew and his wife Payton Fullwood; Michael Fullwood; Wade Tyler Fullwood; and Jaden Fullwood.


Billy was born on November 27, 1933 in Clinch County, GA to William Hobson and Dorothy Harnage Fullwood. Shortly after graduating high school in 1950, He joined the Air Force serving in France, twice in Germany, and several state-side locations. He retired in 1972 after 20-years of military service as a Senior Master Sargent. Afterwards, he became part owner of a television repair and sales shop in San Antonio, TX. In 1973, he left the television repair business and joined Tucker Electronics in Garland, TX. In 1977, he moved to Snellville, GA to become vice president of Electro Rent where he worked until retirement in 1990. In retirement, Billy stayed busy tracing Fullwood genealogy and sharing the family stories. He enjoyed reading, doing crossword puzzles, cooking and baking pound cakes for friends and family. Billy never lost his desire for knowledge, working on his iPad and iPhone to find answers to any and all questions. Billy was a life-long sports fan, specifically playing baseball in his childhood years.  As a true Georgia sports fan, Billy loved watching the Atlanta Braves, Falcons and Georgia Bulldogs.


Billy will be laid to rest at 1:00pm Thursday, August 11, 2022 at Georgia National Cemetery in Canton, GA.


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