Bobby Lynn Fullerton
December 11, 1933 – April 2, 2018
Bobby Lynn Fullerton, of Lubbock, Texas passed away on April 2, 2018 at the age of 84. He was born on December 11, 1933 to Jesse James and Gussie Fullerton.
Bobby graduated from Lubbock High School, where he won the Basketball State Championship in 1951. He enjoyed basketball, golfing, Texas Rangers Baseball and Dallas Cowboys football. He worked in the cotton industry most of his life. Bobby married Mary Waters on August 3, 1958.
He is survived by his wife; daughter Natalie Fullerton Aleman and husband Pete; son, Tracy Fullerton; grandsons, Ethan Aleman and Nathaniel Aleman; brothers, Jimmy Fullerton and Jesse Fullerton.
A Chapel Service will be held at 1:00 p.m., Thursday, April 5, 2018 at Resthaven’s Abbey Chapel. The family will receive guests one hour prior to service.
Interment will follow in Resthaven Memorial Park. Please visit www.resthavenfuneralhome.com for online tributes.
- Jesse James and Gussie Fullerton, Parents
- Mary Waters Fullerton, Wife
- Tracy Fullerton, Son
- Natalie Fullerton Aleman and husband, Pete, Daughter
- Ethan and Nathaniel Aleman, Grandsons
- Jimmy and Jesse Fullerton, Brothers
- Pete Aleman
- Ethan Aleman
- Nathaniel Aleman
- D.J. Tyler
- Bobby Crump
- Coby Crump
- Funeral Service Thursday, April 5, 2018
Bobby Lynn Fullerton
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April 12, 2018
Bobby was indeed a fine gentleman. Bobby's brother Jimmy and I were college roommates at TT. Three things I remember about Bobby all related to golf: 1) It was around 1966 or 67 and I rode with Jimmy to pick up Bobby for an early round of golf. Seat belts were just a novelty (no laws then) and when Bobby got in the car, Jimmy fastened his seat belt to which Bobby replied, "What are you doing? If you're gonna drive that damn bad, you can let me out." 2) Another early round of golf on a Sunday morning and we pull into the Meadowbrook Golf Course parking lot a little before 7:00 AM and we all remarked that we were the first one's there and should have no problem teeing off. It was still pretty dark and we started to get our clubs out of the trunk when Bobby suddenly remembered it was the Sunday to switch back to regular time, therefore it was really 6:00 AM. No wonder the parking lot was completely empty. 3) If I remember correctly, Bobby was a far superior golfer than his little brother Jimmy Dale..
Our deepest sympathies to you guys and the entire family.