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Wayne Adams Fuller

July 3, 1943 — December 5, 2023

South Boston

Wayne Adams Fuller

Wayne Adams Fuller, 80, of South Boston, VA, died peacefully at his home on December 5, 2023. Mr. Fuller was born in South Boston, VA to the late Rawley H. Fuller, Jr. and Dorothy A. Fuller on July 3, 1943.

Mr. Fuller attended the University of Richmond where he was a proud member of Theta Chi fraternity and graduated from VCU. After returning to South Boston, Wayne joined the Army Reserve Special Forces Unit in Richmond, VA and completed Jump School in Ft. Benning, GA and Survival School in Fort Bragg, NC, earning his Green Beret.

Mr. Fuller was the owner of Fuller’s Inc and W.A. Fuller Menswear where he began his career delivering packages on his bicycle. His love and support of downtown continued throughout his life.

He was an active member of Rotary and Destination Downtown South Boston

He enjoyed playing golf, tennis, running, and working with community events.

Wayne was a member of Trinity Episcopal Church, where he served as a member of the Vestry, Junior Warden, and Superintendent of Sunday School.

He is survived by his wife, Janet Taylor Fuller; one brother, Rawley H. Fuller, III (Sandra); his daughters Sarah Paige Fuller (Mary Aab) and Leigh Fuller Edwards (Reed); and his granddaughter, Maelyn Grace Edwards. Mr. Fuller is also survived by multiple nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be held Saturday, January 13, 2024 at  Trinity Episcopal Church.  The family will receive friends following the service at their home, 819 WAshington Ave., South Boston, VA 24592.

For memorials, please consider the charity of your choice.

Online condolences may be directed to

Arrangements have been entrusted to Powell Funeral Home, 1603 Wilborn Ave., South Boston, VA 24592

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