Samuel “Grant” Fullenwider, 77, passed away in Martinsville, on Tuesday, December 5, 2017. He was born in Rosalia, Washington to the late Samuel Babb and Harriet Jane Hetrick Fullenwider. He graduated from Rosalia High School and Eastern Washington College of Education. He was a teacher for several years before joining the Army. He rose to the rank of Captain during his career, and received a Bronze Star in 1969 for his service in Vietnam. After leaving the Army, he moved to Danville and worked for the Pittsylvania County Service Authority. He retired in 2006. Mr. Fullenwider was preceded in death by his parents and his sister, Mary Jane Gillespie.

He is survived by cousins and friends on the West Coast and in Danville and Martinsville.

A memorial service will be held in Martinsville at a later date. He will be interred with his family in the Rosalia Cemetery.

Wright Funeral Service & Crematory is serving the family.

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