Ralph Linwood "Red Beard" Fultz

Born: Thu., May 6, 1954
Died: Mon., Mar. 27, 2017


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Ralph L. Fultz

     MOUNT STORM, WV – Ralph L. “Red Beard” Fultz, 62, of Mount Storm, passed away on Monday, March 27, 2017 at WM Regional Medical Center.

     Born on May 6, 1954 in Moorefield, he was a son of the late Thurman A. and Charlotte E. (Johnson) Fultz.  He was also preceded in death by his foster parents who raised him, Thomas and Ann Hesse and two sisters, Dianne Lewis Chesney and Tina Dale Fultz.

     Ralph was a Logger for Huffman Logging and former miner for Mettiki Coal Company and maintenance laborer for power plant contractor.  He was a former member of Mount Storm Lions Club.  A sportsman of fishing and hunting, he enjoyed taking youth on fishing trips and had a special fishing buddy, Tommy.

     Surviving are his wife, Carol Sue “Susie” (Adams) Fultz; his children, Shaun Linwood Fultz of Keyser and William Adam Fultz and fiancé Megan Daughtery of Bayard; his brothers, James Fultz of Rig, Larry Fultz of DE, Leon Allen Fultz and wife Jean of Bayard, Patrick Fultz of Romney; his sisters, Linda Shatzer and husband Robert IN, Roselee Garrison and husband Mike of Augusta, Lila Mellert of Huntington and a foster brother Elmo Hesse and wife Annabelle of Maysville. He is also survived by his father-in-law, William K. Adams of Mount Storm, Brother-in-law, Kenneth Wayne Adams and wife Carol of Mount Storm and sister-in-law, Tammy Adams Evans and husband David Wayne of Elk Garden; best friend Bonnie Hefner and he was Janet Churchey’s “baby boy”, both of Keyser.

     Ralph was an organ donor and his wishes were to be cremated. The family will hold private services.

     Contributions may be made in memory of Ralph Fultz to Mount Storm Lions Club, P.O. Box 55, Mount Storm, WV 26739.

     Arrangements have been entrusted to the Markwood Funeral Home, Keyser, WV.

     Condolences may be sent to the family after Ralph Fultz’s obituary at www.markwoodfuneralhome.com.

Charitable donations may be made in Ralph's memory to the following organization:

Mount Storm Lions Club
P.O. Box 55, Mount Storm, WV 26739

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Tamera Thorne
   Posted Mon March 27, 2017
Susie and family I'm very sorry to hear about the loss of Ralph. He will always be remembered. May you find peace and comfort.

Ronnie and Wanda Bosley
   Posted Mon March 27, 2017
So sorry to hear of Ralphs passing. We have known Ralph many years, he was kind to everyone and would do anything to help anyone. He will be greatly missed. May the God of mercy and peace wrap you in His loving arms and bring you comfort.

Denise Sirk
   Posted Mon March 27, 2017
So sorry for the Fultz family loss. Ralph was a good man. I will miss our many of talks about hunting, fishing and all the great tips he gave me on finding morel mushrooms. RIP Ralph, you will be missed by so many.......

Eve Taylor & Lee Kirkland
   Posted Mon March 27, 2017
We send our deepest sympathy and condolences to Allen, Melissa and your family. We are so sorry for your loss.

Pam Kelley
   Posted Mon March 27, 2017
Carol so sorry to hear this sending love and prayers to you and you family . 💕🙏🏻💕

the VanMeter family,Jo,Lynda,and Jeff,Stanley,Brian,Kevin,JJ,Cassie and the girls
   Posted Tue March 28, 2017
He will be greatly miss,he was the sweetest man we every lived next to

Gerald & Myra Huffman
   Posted Tue March 28, 2017
We were sorry to hear of the illness and passing of "Red Beard". You are all in our thoughts and prayers. God Bless!

Jerry & Myra Huffman & employees

Jim and Dixie Collette
   Posted Tue March 28, 2017
We were so sorry to hear of Ralph's passing. He was such a kind man and will be missed by so many. He always held a very special place in the hearts of my parents too, as well as his former neighbor--Sally. Lots of thoughts and prayers coming your way.

Lisa Roth
   Posted Tue March 28, 2017
Carol, I was so very sad to hear this news. You and your family are in my thoughts and prayers during this difficult time.

Robin Layman
   Posted Tue March 28, 2017
Ralph...You have your angel wings and we will all miss you...Tell Mose I said I miss and Love Him...Maybe they have a beautiful fishing hole and you and Mose can go fishing! My heart and prayers is with Susie..Adam..Shaun and Family.....May God Be With You Until You Meet Again! Ralph You was a friend to ALL...Rest In Peace My Friend!!

Wesley Alt & Alt Family
   Posted Tue March 28, 2017
We are so sorry for your loss. Only God, can and good memories will heal your broken heart. Know that we care and love you all very much.

Kaye Amtower
   Posted Wed March 29, 2017
Susie & family, so sorry to hear about your loss. He was a great friend and will always be remembered.

Linda Booth
   Posted Wed March 29, 2017
I am so sorry to hear of this loss. My thoughts and prayers are with all of the family.

Stuart and Vivian
   Posted Wed March 29, 2017
Stuart and I are so very sorry for your loss, Carol, Shawn and Adam. We are praying for you all. Our hearts are breaking for you all. May the God of all peace keep you and comfort you through this time of grief. We love you!

Joe Zacot
   Posted Fri March 31, 2017
Rest in peace my friend

Rita See
   Posted Mon April 03, 2017
prayers for the family, I got to meet Ralph, he worked with my brother at Huffman logging, he came to my mom and dads house, he was a very nice gentleman. Go rest high on that mountain. RIP