Jimmy Hughes Fulford

September 23, 1943 - February 8, 2019
Jimmy Hughes Fulford


Jimmy Hughes Fulford, age 75, of Wilmington, passed away Friday, February 8, 2019 at Lower Cape Fear Hospice & LifeCareCenter.

He was born and raised in the Holden Beach area of Brunswick County to Henry Roosevelt Fulford and Lillian Viola Holden Fulford. He was the baby brother of Mary Belle Moore (Robert), Elouise Jones (Hilton), and Gloria Faye Lancaster (Tex).

He was survived by many nieces, nephews, cousins, other extended family, and an enormous amount of Friends.

Jimmy graduated from Shallotte High School, attended Wilmington College, and graduated from Troutman’s Beauty School, eventually opening his own hair salon, “Jimmy’s Hair Designs”. He also loved being a member of New Hanover Volunteer Rescue Squad.

Jimmy lived life to the fullest and had many, many friends that loved him dearly.

We will gather to celebrate and share memories of him on Wednesday, February 13 with a 1-2pm visitation and Memorial service at 2:00pm at the Wilmington Chapel 1535 41st St. Inurnment will be at Greenlawn Memorial Park immediately following the service at 3:00pm.

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Wilmington Funeral & Cremation 1535 S. 41st Street Wilmington NC 28403 910.791.9099.

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  • February 10, 2019
    Annette Justice / Ann Adams says:
    Jimmy , Peggy Ward , Ann Adams , and myself had dinner at La Costas this past December 7th . We had such a memorable time to always remember . We were taking pictures , laughing , and enjoying being there together so much the staff thought we were tourists . Jimmy will always be in our hearts.

  • February 10, 2019
    Edward DellaCroce says:
    It was an honor to serve with Jimmy, as a member of New Hanover Rescue Squad. Rest in peace our brother. Until we all meet again.

  • February 11, 2019
    Steven Holth says:
    Jimmy provided patients in the community with compassionate Care. May you rest in peace. Prayers to your loved ones on their loss and Heavens gain

  • February 12, 2019
    Carol Hewett Cole Claybrook says:
    My Shallotte High School classmate. RIP Jimmy.

  • February 12, 2019
    Mavis Lehue Cheers says:
    I and my whole family grew up beside Jimmy Hughes and loved him and all his family.. we are so sorry to hear of his passing.. please know Eloise , MaryBel, & Gloria Faye you are all in our prayers we love you all..... and always will, Love you The LeHue’s Jannean Rodney David Mavis Emory Mike Stephanie... as you Know Ivan & Mitchell are deceased.. Live you all bunches sorry we could not be there to celebrate his life with you in our Hearts we were. God Bless you all...Love you...