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Bernard Von Fultz, 79, of Pomeroy, passed away on Saturday, Sept. 22, 2007, at the Kobacker House in Columbus, Ohio.
He was born on June 6, 1928 to the late Ruby Fornash in Ashland, Ky.
Bernard served in the United States Army from 1950-1953 and was discharged as a First Lieutenant. Bernard then graduated from the Ohio State University Law School in 1956. He practiced law in Meigs County for 51 years during which he was a member of the Ohio Bar Association and an Active Rotarian. He was Trustee for the University of Rio Grande for 20 years and was installed as a Fellow of the University of Rio Grande in 1991. He also served as Chairman for the Columbus Regional Board of Review, of the Ohio Industrial Commission.
In addition to his private practice, he served as the Meigs County Prosecuting Attorney from 1960-1976. Bernard’s private law office was open from 1956-2007.
He is survived by his daughters: Elizabeth Kellogg, Worthington, Ohio, Barbara (John) McManus, Cincinnati and Becky Parsons, Gallipolis; step-daughter, Pat Jordan, Cookville, Tenn.; grandchildren: Bernard Parsons, Robert Florez, Grace Florez and Bret Kellogg; step-grandchildren: Kelly (Gus) Vallen, and Jodi (Joe) Vaughan, Joe McManus, Anne McManus, Tom, McManus and Mary McManus; and step-great great grandchildren Kathryn and Anthony Vallen.
He was preceded in death by his parents, his first wife Betty Fultz in 1996, and his second wife Maxine Fultz in 2007.
Services will be held at 11 a.m. Tuesday, Sept. 25, 2007, at the Pomeroy Chapel of Fisher Funeral Home with Rev. Brian Dunham and Dr. William McOmber officiating. Burial will be in Riverview Cemetery. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. Monday, Sept. 24, at the funeral home.
In lieu of flowers donations may be made in Bernard’s name to the: University of Rio Grande, The Bernard V. Fultz Family Scholarship Fund, 218 N. College Ave, Rio Grande, Ohio 45674 or the Pomeroy United Methodist Church, 112 E. Second Ave., Pomeroy, Ohio 45769.
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