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1631 Church Street
NORFOLK, VA 23504
Phone: 757-622-1085
Fax: 757-624-1508
Fulcher Reid

Fulcher Wendell Reid

Thursday, January 8th, 1931 - Friday, April 5th, 2019
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Fulcher Wendell Reid was born on January 8, 1931 in Nansemond County (Suffolk, VA). He was one often children born to the late Admon and Rebecca Skeeter Reid. He was predeceased by his siblings Deborah Ricks (Bennie), Jonah Reid (Evelyn), Beverly Skeeter (Eliza), Calvin Reid, Roy Reid (Daisy), Andrew Reid (Adele), Armesia Reid, and Allen Reid. He is survived by his youngest sister Vivian Jubray, and sister-in-law Daisy Reid.
Fulcher grew up in the Skeetertown Community and was a graduate of East Suffolk High School, where he enjoyed playing football. He also attended Virginia State University where he studied Horticulture. On July 6, 1954 he married the love of his life, Ina May Keys and out of this union was born four ( 4) children: Wendell Keith Reid (Renee), Cheryl Reid Walker (Randy), Michael Reid (Anita), and Karen Reid Boone (Vincent).
He was a Veteran of the United States Marine Corps, and served in the Korean Conflict. Fulcher joined Mt. Ararat Christian Church at an early age, serving in several different capacities. He was honored to serve as a Deacon, later in life being elevated to Deacon Emeritus. He retired from Norfolk Southern Railway after 3 3 years of dedicated service. His strong work ethic was demonstrated by him never taking a sick day. He was a devoted 50+ year member of the Providence Masonic Lodge # 189, Chesapeake, VA where he served as a Past Master and Secretary. Fulcher served for many years as the first minority president of the United Transportation Union #48. He simply loved reading his Bible, and sharing spiritual insight with his family and friends. He would help anyone if he had the power and the means to do so. He listened to religious broadcast and watched his special ministers of the Gospel.He was an avid gardener. He found it very therapeutic to plant vegetables and watch his crops mature. He loved eating home grown vegetables and sharing them with family and friends. After Sunday Services at Church, he relaxed and watched Sunday Football. Fulcher would play his keyboard and sing hymns for hours on end, once he retired. He appreciated and loved his family and would prepare many barbecues on the grill.
On Friday, April 5, 2019 at 8:40 am Fulcher transitioned to his Heavenly Abode. He leaves behind to cherish his memories and legacy, eleven (11) Grandchildren: Kenneth Reid, Josiah Williams, Jeremy Reid (Danielle), Cy Williams, Travis Williams, Steven Reid (Shannel), Tiara Porter, Vincent Boone, Jr., Tia Reid, Tyler Boone, and Kassidy Boone; Great Grandchildren, Great-Great Granddaughter, and a host of nieces, nephews, lodge brothers and friends.
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  • Visitation

    Tuesday, April 9th, 2019 | 1:00pm - 6:00pm
    When
    Tuesday, April 9th, 2019 1:00pm - 6:00pm
    Location
    Graves Funeral Home
    Address
    1631 Church St.
    Norfolk, VA 23504
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  • Service

    Wednesday, April 10th, 2019 | 11:00am
    When
    Wednesday, April 10th, 2019 11:00am
    Location
    Graves Funeral Home Chapel
    Address
    1631 Church St
    Norfolk, VA 23504
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  • Interment

    Location
    Roosevelt Memorial Park
    Address
    1101 Campostella Road
    Chesapeake, VA 23320
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Aldwyn and Bette Reid

Posted at 09:27am
May God always bless and keep you especially during this time of sorrow . Aunt Ina and the entire family we love you . Rest In Peace Uncle Fulcher
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Sherrie Arrington

Posted at 09:34pm
To the Reid and Boone Family: May God continue to Extend his unfailing Love, May he give you the assurance of knowing that we will see him again. Thank you for making this such a peaceful moment. May God continue to greatly bless each and everyone of you. Hold on to his unchanging hands. Love Sherrie Arrington
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Sheila Martin

Posted at 08:51am
To: Karen Boone & family, Joe & I extend our deepest sympathies to you and your family. May you rest in the FACT, that you will see your dad again. Weeping may endure for a moment but joy comes in the morning. Love, Uncle Joe & Aunt Sheila
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