Stanley Fullbright

Apr 03, 2013

Beloved Son and Brother

WAYNESVILLE — Dennis Stanley Fullbright, 63, passed away Wednesday, April 3, 2013 at MedWest.

A native of Haywood County, he was the son of Gertrude Messer and the late Floyd Fullbright.

He was the manager at Waynesville Cycle Center and was a member of Panther Creek Baptist Church. Stanley was an avid fly fisherman and he also enjoyed watching college sports. He was a talented painter and cook, but his passion in life was his family.

In addition to his mother, he is survived by two sisters, Diane Baker (David) and Phoebe Burleson (Bruce), of Lake Junaluska; one brother, John Fullbright, of Clyde; two nieces, Krista King (the Rev. Nicholas King), of Hickory, and Amy Garner (Ben), of Waynesville; three great-nieces, Madeline, Josie, and Lydia; one great-nephew, Jeb; a special uncle, Ralph Messer; a special aunt, Elsie Haynes; many cousins; a stepdaughter, Jenny Bumgarner; two stepsons, Eric Bowman and Nolan May; and eight step grandchildren, Heather, Jessica, Makayla, Tiffany, Joshua, Riley, Peyton and Niai.

A memorial service will be held at 2 p.m. Saturday, April 6, in the Waynesville Chapel of Wells Funeral Home with Revs. Steve Taylor, Matt Ledbetter, and Ronnie Green officiating. Interment will follow at Panther Creek Baptist Church Cemetery.  The family will receive friends from 12:30 to 2 p.m. prior to services at the funeral home.

Memorials may be made to Panther Creek Baptist Church Cemetery Fund, 5140 Panther Creek Road, Clyde, NC  28721.

For those who desire, an online memorial register is available at

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