Rome Fire Dept. Staff
Department Mourns Loss of Township Trustee, Friend
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE May 10th, 2018
DEPARTMENT MOURNS LOSS OF TOWNSHIP TRUSTEE, FRIEND.
ROME TOWNSHIP, OH - Rome Township Trustee Charles ‘Frank’ Fuller passed away Monday, May 7th 2018 at his home. Frank served as trustee for over 40 years and in that time supported many initiatives that assisted Rome Volunteer Fire Department such as the construction of a second station in the Miller area of the township and the purchases of fire apparatus and equipment.
“Our hearts are broken as we mourn the loss of our friend and colleague. We extend our deepest sympathies to his family, notably his granddaughter Maylee (Fuller) Fortner and her husband Austin Fortner who is an active member of our department.” says Assistant Chief Nick Kuhn. “Mr. Fuller spent the better portion of his life serving the citizens of Rome Township and played a vital role in the success of our department through the years. There’s no doubt, his presence and friendship will be missed.”
Funeral services will be held Friday, May 11th at 2:00PM at Hall Funeral Home in Proctorville. Afterward, the department will accompany family and friends to his final place of rest at Rome Cemetery. Condolences may be expressed to the family at www.ehallfuneralhome.com
The Rome Volunteer Fire Department, established in 1962, is comprised of 25 members serving the citizens of Rome Township and the Village of Athalia. Lead by Chief George Barnett, the department serves a 36 square-mile area and responds to an average of 400 calls per year. Rome Fire Department shares mutual aid agreements with neighboring fire departments in Lawrence & Gallia counties in Ohio and Cabell County, West Virginia.