|Fordingbridge Fire Station
The start of the 2002 10km
1st Fire fighter home 2003
Marcus Gater from Cranborne
The Team at the end of our 10th
10 km run in 2006
Brian Fuller, he was a busy man!
He told me once he tried to do something different every day. I think he
Brian was a founder member of Fordingbridge Rugby Club, bringing with
him a wealth of ability having played to a high standard for London Irish.
His enthusiasm for life knew no bounds. He put more into one day than
some people do a whole life. His list of interests was prodigious;
Running, again at a high standard, Fishing, Golf, Crosswords (while doing
The Telegraph he was helping others with The Times),
Pool (although this was possibly an excuse to go to The Crown) to name
just a few. Cycling became his staple diet, always endeavouring to get
better at every turn.
Whilst Captain of Bramshaw Golf Club he raised thousands of pounds for
charity with his Mid-Summer's Day activities i.e.
10 rounds of golf in one day or cycling between 21 golf clubs, playing a
hole at each, with a late detour to the Beaulieu Road Inn for ‘a quick one’
so that he would arrive back at Bramshaw at the correct time.
His veterinary skills were legendary and there can be few families in the
area who have not had use of them at some stage.
His social life was equally as full and I am sure that his “dancing” will be
an abiding memory with everyone. Many a dance partner whisked off her
feet in his own interpretation of a whirling dervish.
This effervescent and charismatic man still had time for his family. His
equally effervescent wife, Sue, their son Tom and daughter Emma have
shown true Fuller grit and would ask everyone to celebrate the life of an
The funeral took place at St Mary’s Church, Fordingbridge on Tuesday
20th May at 2.00pm. Over 500 people attended!
John Mouland, Chairman, Fordingbridge RFC
The photo below is of one of our regular competitors. The eulogy is one I prepared after Brian lost his fight with cancer.
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