Willard Leon Fulcher Jr.

Published 4:22 pm Saturday, January 4, 2020

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IVOR — Willard Leon “Butch” Fulcher Jr. of Ivor passed away peacefully on Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020, in his home.

Born on June 14, 1942, in Norfolk, he was the son of the late Willard Leon Fulcher Sr. and Gladys Beatrice White Fulcher.

Butch proudly served his country in the U.S. Marines during Vietnam.

He retired from the Virginia Department of Transportation where he worked as an engineer.

Butch was a member of Ivor Baptist Church.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife, Axie Ree Winslow Fulcher; daughters, Sheila Hogue and Sherry Cernak (Mark); grandchildren, Crystal, Harley and Patrick; great-grandchildren, Layla, Trenton, Adrianna, Logan, Raiden and Noah; sister-in-law, Anne Moore (Larry); brother-in-law, Leslie “Duke” Winslow; and numerous friends and extended family.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Jan. 5, in Ivor Baptist Church with Pastor Don Roberts officiating. Burial with military honors will follow at Ivor Cemetery.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Ivor Baptist Church, 8506 Bell Ave., Ivor, VA 23866; or the Ivor Volunteer Rescue Squad, P.O. Box 228, Ivor, VA 23866; or the Ivor Volunteer Fire Department, P.O. Box 213, Ivor, VA 23866.

Condolences may be posted at www.rwbakerfh.com.