William L. Fulbright
William L. Fulbright, 81, passed from this life to the next Wednesday, March 7, 2018. Funeral service with Rev. Kevin Kennedy officiating will be held Saturday, March 10, at 11 a.m. in the Melton-Kitchens Funeral Home Chapel of Memories. Interment will follow in the Breckenridge Cemetery. The family will receive friends at the funeral home Friday from 5-7 p.m. Arrangements are under the direction of Melton-Kitchens Funeral Home of Breckenridge.
William L. Fulbright was born Nov. 18, 1936 in Breckenridge, to Arba Fulbright and Thelma Mary Pierce Fulbright. He graduated from Breckenridge High School and served 20 years in the U.S. Army, serving two tours during the Vietnam War. He married Irma Chapa on Feb. 14, 1986 in Abilene, and he worked in insurance sales.
He is survived by his wife, Irma of Abilene; sons, William Fulbright Jr. and wife, Christy of Brenham, Bradley Fulbright and wife, Tatum of Odessa, and Gregory Fulbright and wife, Tammy of Brenham; stepdaughter, Brenda Spotts of Abilene; stepson, Joseph McNeil of Espanola, N.M.; sisters, Delores Mehaffey of Lake Kiowa and Rose Harrison of Breckenridge; five grandchildren, and 17 great-grandchildren.