Richard Sears Fuller, 90, of Oak Harbor, passed away Wednesday November 6, 2013 in El Centro, California. He was born on March 26, 1923 in Natick, Massachusetts to Sears Fuller and Mary Tuckerman-Fuller. Richard was married to Mary Ellen Fuller for 65 years, over 20 of which were spent in the U.S. Navy. He served in World War II, the Korean War and the Cold War. Following his military service, he worked 26 years at the U.S. Postal Service and 10 years at the Oak Harbor School District.
Richard was a member of the Oak Harbor Christian Reformed Church for 65 years where he served as an elder and deacon. He was also a member of the Fleet Reserve. He loved his country, church and family.
He is survived by his wife, Mary; children, Ray Fuller, Richard Fuller, Russ Fuller and Marilee Lacey; grandchildren, Shannon Fuller, Jenna Tucker, Katelyn Fuller, Kyle Mellow, Corbin Mellow, Mariah Mellow, Stewart Aadnes and Alison Curnett; great grandchildren, Olivia and Sophia. He is also survived by his brothers, John Fuller, Bill Leland and Bob Leland and a sister, Polly Meyer.