Ralph Fussell Obituary

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Ralph Fussell

May 28, 1936 - April 7, 2013
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Ralph Fussell, 76, peacefully entered into rest and his eternal home on April 7, 2013. He was surrounded in love by his family. He was a loving and faithful husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend who loved life and was an avid outdoorsman. He served in the United States Marine Corp. He retired from Norfolk Southern Railroad after 40 years of service, and he was instrumental in establishing the Brosnan Yard Federal Credit Union. Mr. Fussell fought a brave and courageous fight while suffering from Parkinson's disease. Mr. Fussell resided at Cedar Plantation Assisted Living near Statesboro, Georgia for the last fifteen months...
Ralph Fussell, 76, peacefully entered into rest and his eternal home on April 7, 2013. He was surrounded in love by his family. He was a loving and faithful husband, father, grandfather, brother and friend who loved life and was an avid outdoorsman. He served in the United States Marine Corp. He retired from Norfolk Southern Railroad after 40 years of service, and he was instrumental in establishing the Brosnan Yard Federal Credit Union. Mr. Fussell fought a brave and courageous fight while suffering from Parkinson's disease.

Mr. Fussell resided at Cedar Plantation Assisted Living near Statesboro, Georgia for the last fifteen months where the staff lovingly cared for him. He was blessed to have had many wonderful caregivers over the last seven years. His sense of humor will be greatly missed by all.

Mr. Fussell was preceded in death by his wife, Wilma Tanner Fussell, parents, Hallie and Geneva Fussell, a brother, Bob Fussell, and two sisters, Sarah Brown and Peggy Webb.
Mr. Fussell is survived by his son, Jeff Fussell (Kim) of Statesboro, Georgia; two daughters, Alisa Popejoy (Waite) of Atlanta, Georgia and Karen Franklin (Robbie) of Statesboro, Georgia. He was a proud grandfather to Sam Popejoy, Katherine Fussell, Tanner Fussell, and Noah Fussell. Mr. Fussell was also survived by a brother, Thomas Fussell, and two sisters, Blanche Daniels and Mary Powell.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 AM Wednesday in the chapel of Mt. Zion Baptist Church. Burial will be in Macon Memorial Park Cemetery. Rev. Stan Braley will officiate. The family will greet friends beginning one hour prior to service time at Mt. Zion. In lieu of flowers the family requests that donations be made to Ogeechee Area Hospice, 200 Donehoo Street, Statesboro, Georgia 30458. The family may be contacted at the residence of Robbie and Karen Franklin, 33 Forest Pines Drive, Statesboro, Georgia 30458.

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Snow's Memorial Chapel Funeral & Cremation Services, Cherry Street, has charge of arrangements.

"Dear Karen, Alisa and Jeff, I am just now learning of Ralph's death.. Please know your families will continue to be in our thoughts and prayers in the..." Sherry Rainey (McCaysville, GA)

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