John Lewis Fulbright
John Lewis Fulbright
  • February 19, 1943 - July 26, 2016
  • Levelland, Texas

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John Lewis Fulbright 73, of Levelland, Texas, passed away Tuesday, July 26, 2016, in Lubbock, Texas. John was born February 19, 1943, to W. Carl Fulbright and Lucille Gibbs Fulbright in Seagraves, Texas, and was the middle child of 5 siblings.

He married his beloved wife, LaDonna Gressett, on February 2, 1972, in Levelland, Texas. John worked as the Production Supervisor of Texaco Oil Company and retired after 37 years. John greatly enjoyed time with his family and friends as well as baseball, golf, hunting and fishing. He was also on the Denver City football team who won the State Championship in 1960. He was an avid Facebook user and was known for his wit, humor and genuine personality among his friends and family.

After not enjoying a few years of retirement, he went to work as a consultant for Midville Energy. John was devoted to the care of his lawn, was very competitive and loved to attend his families reunions. He will be greatly missed by all his family and friends.

He is preceded in death by his parents, a brother Carl Gene Fulbright and a sister Elaine Fulbright. Those left to cherish his memory are his loving wife LaDonna; son Matt Fulbright of Levelland; daughter Kimberly Thompson of Levelland; grandson Collin Thompson; granddaughter Johnna Thompson, both of Friona; brother Don and wife Alice Fulbright of Garland, TX; and brother Dr. Robert Fulbright of New Haven, Connecticut.

Online condolences may be offered on our website at Arrangements under the direction of George Price Funeral Home, Levelland, TX.