Lansing L. Fulcher Sr.


RICHMOND—Lansing L. Fulcher Sr., 92, longtime resident of Mathews and Middlesex counties, passed away on Sunday, April 16, 2017, at the Masonic Home of Virginia.

Born in Powells Point, N.C., on June 16, 1924, he served in the U.S. Army during World War II. He was a member of Oriental Lodge #20 AF & AM and Oriental Chapter #30 Order of the Eastern Star in Mathews.

He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Dorothy; and children Robert Lee Fulcher (Linda), Lansing L. Fulcher Jr. (Gloria), John A. Fulcher, Nora F. Wilson (Calvin), Deborah F. Derosier (Robert), Dorothy Gail Fulcher (Chuck) and Catherine F. “Trudy” Shearin (Randy). He also is survived by eight grandchildren and six great-grandchildren.

He was predeceased by a great-grandson.

A graveside service will be conducted by Rev. Larry Schools at 3 p.m. Sunday, April 23, in H. C. Smithers Cemetery in Mathews.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Masonic Home of Virginia, 500 Masonic Lane, Richmond VA 23233.

Bristow-Faulkner Funeral Home & Cremation Service of Saluda handled the arrangements.