Billy Joe Fulfer


(December 20, 1927 – January 11, 2020)

Billy Joe Fulfer, 92, of Stephenville, died Saturday, January 11, 2020, in Stephenville.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM Thursday, January 16th at St. Brendan’s Catholic Church with Father Matthew Sanka officiating. Burial will follow at Exray Cemetery. Rosary services will be held at 5:30 PM Wednesday at Stephenville Funeral Home, and visitation to follow from 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM.

Billy Joe was born on December 20, 1927 in Thurber to the late Barney and Leola Hall Fulfer. He married Agnes Holub on September 16, 1950. Billy Joe served his country during the Korean War in the U. S. Army. He retired after several years with Mitchell Energy. He was a member of St. Brendan’s Catholic Church. Billy Joe served several years on the Huckabay School Board. He served on the Barton Water Board, and was a member of the Sons of Hermann’s Lodge. Billy Joe’ s true love of life was spent in farming, ranching, and dairying.

Survivors include his wife, Agnes; daughters, Sandra Eubanks of Winnsboro, Louisiana, Katherine and husband Mike Hale of Huckabay, Janet and husband Craig Jackson of Stephenville, and Teresa and husband J. J. Atkins of Strawn; son, Larry and wife Kathleen Fulfer of Fairfield, Pennsylvania; 14 grandchildren, 21 great grandchildren, 5 great great grandchildren; and several nieces and nephews

Besides his parents, Billy Joe was also preceded in death by a son-in-law, Dariel Eubanks, three brothers, Manny Fulfer, Son Fulfer, and Teddy Ray Fulfer; and by three sisters, LaClesta ‘Sis’ Phipps, Leta Faye Crain, and Viola Ruth Bostick.

The Fulfer family wish expressions of sympathy be made in the form of donations to the Exray Cemetery Fund, P. O. Box 225, Gordon, Texas 76453, or to the charity of the donor’s choice.

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