Oran Fuller

East Alton | Monday, October 25 2021 |

Oran L. Fuller, 95, died at 12:11 p.m. Monday, October 25, 2021, at Alton Memorial Hospital. 

Born October 10, 1926, in Alton, he was the son of Oran J. and Clara L. (Berry) Fuller.  Mr. Fuller served in the U.S. Navy during WWII and received an honorable discharge.  He was a 60-year member of Sheet Metal Workers #268, a member of the VFW Post 1308 Honor Guard, a 32nd Degree Mason, and a Charter member of the AMA.  He was an avid Harley Rider, hunter, hobby gunsmith, and knife maker.  On June 1, 1959, he married the former Ann Bosco in Alton.  She preceded him in death on September 28, 2004. 

Surviving is his companion of many years, Jan Wood of East Alton, a son, Kevin Fuller (Laura) of Alton, step-daughters, Nancy, Frances, Patricia, Darlene, Debra, Beth, and Becky.  Also surviving are numerous grandchildren including, Jeremy Runge, Daniel Runge, Jamie Waggoner, Frankie Stogsdill, Wade Tyler, and Chad Tyler, and numerous great-grandchildren. 

A memorial visitation will be from 1:00-3:00 p.m. Saturday, November 6, 2021, at Gent Funeral Home in Alton with full military honors.  Memorials may be made to the VFW Post 1308.  Online guestbook and information may be found at

Obit Provided By:
Gent Funeral Home

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