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Douglas Wayne "Copperhead" Fults

July 29, 1960 — August 22, 2023

Rock Island, TN resident and Grundy County, TN native Douglas Wayne “Copperhead” Fults, age 63, was born July 29, 1960 and died suddenly August 22, 2023 at St. Thomas Midtown Hospital in Nashville, TN. 

A truck driver for 33 years with Hillis Trucking, he was the son of the late Ernest and Reba Joyce Basham Fults. 

Mr. Fults was married to Della Jeanine Fults of Rock Island, TN on May 26, 2006. In addition to his wife, he is survived by three children, Jon Deckard of McMinnville, TN, Jason Deckard of Rock Island, TN and Terry (Randi) Fults of Beechgrove, TN; six grandchildren, Riley Cross, Caleb Deckard, Addie Brown, Jacobe Deckard, Aubree Sims and Jensen Deckard; two brothers, Dan (Tammy) Fults of McMinnville, TN and David (Kim) Fults of Morrison, TN; sister, Sherry Darlene (Creed) Myers of Altamont, TN; several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews and cousins and special friends, Phillip (Tisha) Self and family, Terry Powell and his work family.

Funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. Saturday, August 26, 2023 in High’s Chapel with Phillip Self and Jared Randolph officiating. Burial will follow at Brick House Cemetery in Warren County, TN. Visitation will be Friday from 2:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. and Saturday from 8:00 a.m. until time of service. 

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the family to assist with funeral expenses.

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High Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. 

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