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Date of Birth: May 26, 1938

Date of Death: January 17, 2023

Francis "Joe" A. Fuller 84 yr. Glendale, AZ. Joe was born in Erie, Pa. on May 26, 1938 and entered Heaven's Gates on January 17, 2023. Joe married Betty and they celebrated 64yr anniversary on December 20, 2022. They moved out west to California then to Arizona from Pennsylvania and had 3 children Kevin, Kathy and Timothy. Joe was a Christian and loved the Lord Jesus Christ he raised his family in a Christian home. He served many years as a deacon and was active in many church ministries such as Children's church and the church bus ministry. Joe was able to use his carpentry skills to help build a church building at West Thomas Baptist Church. After retiring from the Rainbow/Orowheat bakery he obtained his CDL license and drove tour bus for All Aboard America and also for the Deer Valley School District. Joe enjoyed hobbies such as model radio control airplanes, ceramics and wood working. Joe loved to drive across the country in his RV, we have many memories and learn a lot on the many road trips growing up. Joe was preceded in death by his parents Perry and Celia Fuller, brothers Bill, Oren, Paul and sister Sarah, and son Timothy in 2014. He is survived by his wife Betty of 64 yrs., son Kevin (Kandy Keller) and daughter Kathy ( Chris Petty), 7 grandchildren Trey, Trevor, Kyle, Scott, Matt, Frank, Justin and 9 great grandchildren Lizabeth, Tytus, Jack, Cason, Jayden, Zechariah, Colton, Joseph, Ethan and his brother Bud and sister Dorothy. He was very loved by his family, many in-laws, nieces, nephews and many close friends.

Service Information

Services will be held at Hospice of the Valley 9435 W Peoria Ave, 85345 on Saturday 2/18/2023 visitation 10:30-11:00, Memorial service 11:00 with luncheon immediately following.


Donations in lieu of flowers to Hospice of the Valley.