Henry Fulton

June 14, 1933 ~ February 19, 2022 (age 88)


On January 19th, Heaven gained another angel, Rev. Henry Fulton was called home.  Henry was born June 14, 1933 to the late Marie Carroll and Harris Fulton in Kings Mountain, NC.

Henry accepted his call to ministry at an early age. He served at a church that was organized by his grandfather called Good Hope Presbyterian in Kings Mountain, NC. In 1953 he was the youngest elder to serve at the church under the direction of the minister at that time.  While in NC he met his wife, the late Helen Fulton, and started a family. He stayed at Good Hope Presbyterian until he relocated to RI after the death of his wife.

Henry had been a resident of RI for over 40 years and was employed as a roofer for Callahan Roofing for over 30 years until retirement.  In his retirement he continued to preach the gospel.  He served as Associate Pastor at Congdon Street Baptist Church for over 25 years. While at Congdon Street he continued to be a consistent influence on his community and educated his family on life by giving great advice and being a trusted confidant.

Rev. Fulton is described as a lover of music.  He sung in the Senior Choir, Gospel Chorus and formed the first Male Choir at Congdon Street.  Rev. Fulton believed family was important and shared his vision with everyone he could.  His family describes him as nice and willing to help you no matter what.  He was someone who you could talk to, and he never judged you but gave great advice and was a great listener.  He was a mentor to his family and community as a Troop Leader for the Boy Scouts.  His community remembers him as a staple.  A man who has been described as having a lively personality, a way of telling stories, and a great smile to match.

He is survived by his children, Sammy Jameson, Angela Anderson, and Renard Ash, all of Providence, and Patrick Reid of NC.  He leaves behind to continue his legacy his grandchildren, great grandchildren, great-great grandchildren, and a host of nieces, nephews and cousins who loved him in NC.  He was the brother of the late Lena Brown.

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Memorial Service
February 26, 2022

11:00 AM
Congdon Street Baptist Church
17 Congdon Street
Providence, RI 02906

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