Fulghum, Edward Spencer III

Decorated Veteran Was Federal Penitentiary Guard At Silverdale Detention Facility

Tuesday, October 10, 2017
Edward Fulghum
Edward Fulghum

Edward Spencer Fulghum III of Soddy Daisy, Tennessee, went to be with the Lord on October 6, 2017. 

He was of Baptist faith and walked closely with the Lord. He was a decorated veteran with 16 years of service with the United States Navy and Army Reserves. He enjoyed 20 years as an owner/operator long haul truck driver and two years of armed security guard service.  Spencer was recently employed as a federal penitentiary guard for Silverdale Detention Facility.  His hobbies included trading on the stock market and flying his airplane.

He was preceded in death by his father; Edward S. Fulghum Jr., grandparents; Ruth Moore, Alfred (Bozo) Maynor, Mildred R. Maynor and James(Buddy) McClure, an uncle; C.Y. Maynor, great niece; Kayla Weathers and a great nephew; Bradley Logan.

Spencer is survived by his parents, James and Venita McClure; sister, Jill (Tony) Townsend, niece and nephew, Alicia (Wayne) Henderson and Dustin (Emily) Ruffner; a great nephew, Tripp Ruffner and several aunts, uncles and cousins.

Funeral service will be held at 11:30 a.m. on Thursday, Oct. 12, at Legacy Funeral Home Chapel with Reverend Troy Simmons officiating. 

Visitation will be at the funeral home on Wednesday, Oct. 11, from 5-9 p.m. Graveside services will immediately follow the service on Thursday at the Chattanooga National Cemetery. 

Arrangements are by Legacy Funeral Home and Cremation Center, 8911 Dallas Hollow Road, Soddy Daisy, 423 843-2525.

Share your memories, stories and photos at www.legacyfuneralhome.com.

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