Norman “Kane” Fulfer

July 3, 1964 - January 14, 2020

Norman Kane Fulfer, 55, of Port Neches, died Tuesday, January 14, 2020. He was born on July 3, 1964, in Kansas City, Missouri, to Judith Ann Robbins Fulfer and Jerry Buchanan Fulfer.

Kane was the first-born son of Jerry and Judy Fulfer. Being in a military family meant many moves to different states. He adapted well to the moves, made friends, always interested in sports, mainly baseball and football. After his dad retired from the Air Force they eventually moved to Godley, Texas where he attended and graduated from Godley High School in 1982. After graduation he served in the United States Navy and Army. Upon discharge they moved to Southeast Texas. He served as a paramedic for ten years before joining Diamond Off Shore where he was working as a paramedic/safety technician.

Kane and Ann met at a little league baseball game in 2002. They married three years later. Their blended family included five children. He was very involved with their children as well as their eight grandkids, no matter the activity, sports, band, dance, or gymnastics. Kane was an avid Houston Astros fan and attended many games with his son. They were also able to go to the world series. They have always been the joy of his life. Kane will always and forever be remembered as a loving son, brother, husband, dad, and paw paw.

Survivors include his wife, Ann Fulfer, of Port Neches; mother, Judy Fulfer, of Salado; stepmother, Helen Fulfer; sons, Justin Fulfer and his wife, Brittany, of Bridge City; Justin Darwin and his wife, Allison, of Port Neches; and Bobby Darwin, of Nederland; daughters, Allison Fulfer, of New York and Callie Harris and her husband, Chuck, of Nederland; grandchildren, Kynslee Harris; Laney Durio; Addy Harris; Damin Darwin; Camren Nichols; Eli Fulfer; MacKenzie Fulfer; and James Darwin; brother, Ian Keith Fulfer and his wife, Cecile Renee, of Salado; stepbrother, Tracy Lyne and his wife, Maria; stepsister, Lori Lynn Hutton and her husband, Michael; nephew, Joshua Fulfer and his wife, Imelda, and their children, Hunter, Gavin, and Huddson, of Salado; uncle, Charles Robbins and his wife, Phyllis; and numerous cousins.

He is preceded in death by his father, Jerry Buchanan Fulfer.

A gathering of Mr. Fulfer’s family and friends will be from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m., Monday, January 20, 2020, at Broussard’s, 505 North 12th Street, Nederland. His funeral service will be 11:00 a.m., Tuesday, January 21, 2020, at First Baptist Church, 1911 Nederland Avenue, Nederland, with his interment to follow at Oak Bluff Memorial Park, Port Neches.

Memorial contributions may be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hosital, 501 St. Jude Place, Memphis, Tennessee 38105; or to First Baptist Church, 1911 Nederland Avenue, Nederland, Texas 77627.


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Brandon and Rachel Johnson and Family

We are so saddened to hear of the passing of Kane. Always such a sweet man and so supportive of his whole family! Our thoughts and prayers are with you Ann and the entire family! Love you!

Bruce & Charlene Baskett

So very sorry to hear all the family will be in our prayers .

Jeff Goodwin

My thoughts and prayers are with you. Kane was a good man and a pleasure to work with. May you find peace in your time of grief.

Colleen Smith

So sorry for your loss. Praying for you and your family ❤️.

Bill and Bridget Todd-Robbins and family

To my cousin Kane, you will be missed. Our thoughts and prayers to his family! All our love.

Kimberly Reeder

I was blessed to know him and honored to work with him. My deepest condolences to the family.

Wendy Lutz Barnum

Such a wonderful person with an amazing heart and soul who has touched so many lives. RIP Kane

Clint & Hannah Hargraves

So saddened to hear of Kane’s passing. Continued prayers for the family in the weeks to come! Justin, we love you!

Jeremiah Deuling

Kane was a close part of our family at the Rig. He was such an influence to so many there including myself. Prayers for your loss in this time of grief.


I worked with Kane several years. Kane became a good friend that we could depend on if we needed anything. Kane I will miss you brother. Until we meet again in heaven.

Helen Bearden

I am so very sorry for your loss. Kane was a good friend and coworker. It was an honor to work with him. . Prayers for peace and comfort through this most difficult time and the days to come.

Inga LeBleu

Sweet man and great co_worker, God Bless Kane and his family

Chuck & Phyllis Robbins

We are Kane's Uncle and Aunt, Kane is a great guy, quirky smile that we remember and not forget He was visiting us about 2 weeks ago and we are still in shock regarding his death. He will be missed by many.

David Kinney

Kane and Anne are wonderful neighbors. I am very saddened of Kane’s premature departure. My prayers are with Anne and family. Kane will be missed greatly.

Donald "Red" Wills

Kane was the definition of a true friend... we always traded pictures and told stories of our grandchildren. To me, he was more like a brother than a co-worker. My deepest sympathy to the family, and I will be praying for you guys.

Jody Elfert

I will miss talking with Kane in the evenings here on the Blackhornet. He loved talking kids, politics and sports. The pain of his passing is felt by all and he affected all of us in a positive way. Thoughts and prayers are with you Ann and your family.

Jonathan Kalloch

Kane was the proudest husband, parent and grandparent you could imagine. We’d talk often of his growing family, he’d be smiling ear to ear the whole time. This world will not forget you Kane Fulfer, you have blessed too many lives with your kindness. I will surely miss you sir, Rest In Peace brother.

Fay Bell-Guillory

Justin so sorry for your loss. Prayers to you and your family.

Renee Fulfer

Kane was my brother in law (my brother)! He was a loving and generous man who cared deeply for his family and friends. I will miss his visit to Salado and was so happy we saw him at Christmas. I love you Kane and you will be truly missed . Hugs in Heaven!