GALVESTON- John Herold Fullen age 51 of Galveston passed away Saturday, December 8, 2012 at his home after a courageous battle with cancer.
Born in Galveston, April 25, 1961, to Bob and Mary Fullen, John attended Ball High School and later went on to graduate from cosmetology school. He was a licensed hair stylist for over 20 years. John was the proud owner of Fullen’s Superior Cuts where he met and gained many lifelong friends. John was a devoted father, a loving son, and an amazing brother. Anyone who knew John knows that he had a heart the size of Texas and an unconditional love for everyone. John was forever taking care of those less fortunate than himself. Though he was not wealthy, he always considered himself a rich man because he had love and family. He will forever be missed.
John is survived by his parents, Bob and Mary Fullen; wife, Lisa McIntosh Fullen; daughters, Erika Fullen-Valdez and husband Gary, and Allison Mae Fullen; son, Johnathan T. Fullen and wife Daniella, all of Galveston; devoted brothers and sisters: Gary Fullen and wife Glenda; Jimmy Fullen and late wife JoAnn; Mary Fullen-Roark and husband Lance all of Santa Fe; Sharon Fullen-Mollenkopf and husband Kirk of Round Rock; Ronnie Fullen and wife Julia of Clear Lake; Mike Fullen and wife Marianne; Kenny Fullen and Gina Villarreal; Linda Kelley and husband Kyle; Debbie Popovich and husband Daniel all of Galveston; nieces and nephews: Zachary, Adam and Kadi Popovich; Amanda Lozano; Angela and Alanna Kelley; Michael and Steven Fullen; Charles, Gary Jr, Brian and Adrian Fullen; Jordan and McKenzie Fullen; Valerie Fullen-Winkler; Peree Griffin; Courtney Rosson; Tyler, Crystalle, Kyle and Daniel Roark; Kit and Kessie Mollenkopf; Aubrey Fullen; and Jimmy Dale and Dana Simmons; as well as other great nieces, nephews and close friends.
John’s family will receive visitors beginning at 5:00 pm, Wednesday, December 12th, at Malloy & Son Funeral Home. A prayer service will begin at 6:30 pm.
Funeral services will begin at 10:00 am, Thursday, December 13th, at Malloy & Son Funeral Home, 31st and Broadway, in Galveston, with Pastor Rusty Martin officiating. Burial will follow the service at Calvary Catholic Cemetery.
Pallbearers are brothers: Gary, Ronnie, Mike, Jimmy and Kenny Fullen, and nephew, Charles Fullen. Honorary pallbearers are Adam and Zachary Popovich, Michael Jr. and Steven Fullen, Jordan Fullen, Gary Valdez and John Lozano.
In lieu of flowers, donations can be made to the John Fullen Memorial Fund for the benefit of Allison Fullen’s education at Coastal Community Credit Union, 2302 Church, Galveston, TX 77550.