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Dexter Fuller, Sr.

July 1, 1967 — February 24, 2022

Dallas, Texas

Dexter Cardell Fuller, Sr. was born July 1, 1967, in Dallas Texas to Wilmarth Wilson Fuller and Zerline Annette Fuller. At an early age Dexter accepted the Lord Jesus Christ as his personal savior and was baptized at Mount Olive Lutheran Church where he remained a faithful member until his passing. Dexter graduated from H. Grady Spruce High School in 1985 and went on to attend Southern University in Baton Rouge Louisiana for two years. He joined the United States Army as a Unit Supply Specialist and later joined the Army National Guard where he fought in Afghanistan’s Operation Enduring Freedom. He was awarded the Army Commendation Medal and the Army Achievement Medal and retired as a combat veteran September 30, 2007. Dexter went on to earn a Bachelors of Science Degree in Criminal Justice from the University of North Texas at Dallas May 14, 2016. Dexter never slowed down, throughout his retirement he was a substitute teacher, truck driver and owned a cigar lounge.

One of the proudest moments in his life was the birth of his son, Dexter Cardell Fuller, Jr. They had a bond that transcended time, and his son was his pride and joy. Family was everything to Dexter. He didn’t just tell you he loved you, he showed you his love through his actions. Dexter had a heart of gold and loved unconditionally, and no he wasn’t perfect, but his love was. No matter where he was or what he was doing, if you needed him, he would be there. Dexter had a great and deep love for his family and friends which will live on forever.

Dexter was proceeded in death by his father Wilmarth Fuller, his maternal grandparents Joe and Josphine Self, and his paternal grandparents Columbus and Artemissa Fuller.

Touched by his love and left to cherish is memories and legacy is his son, Dexter C. Fuller Jr (Dallas, Texas); granddaughter, Audriana Lenae Fuller (Dallas, Texas); mother, Zerline A. Fuller (Dallas, Texas); sister Erica D. Fuller (Montgomery, Alabama); sister, Artyemarie “Sharlene” Fuller (Pearland, Texas); aunt, Aileen Fuller (McKinney, Texas); and a host of cousins, other relatives, Battle Buddies, classmates and lifelong friends that he loved as his brothers and sisters.

A Fallen Limb

A limb has fallen from the family tree.
I keep hearing a voice that says,
“Grieve not for me.
Remember the best times,
the laughter, the song.
The good life I lived
while I was strong.
Continue my heritage,
I’m counting on you.
Keep smiling and surely
the sun will shine through.
My mind is at ease,
my soul is at rest.
Remembering all,
how I truly was blessed.
Continue traditions,
no matter how small.
Go on with your life,
don’t worry about falls.
I miss you all dearly,
so keep up your chin.
Until the day comes
we’re together again.”
– Author Unknown

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