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Dr. Fulton Jacob Gasper
  • In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to:
  • Stella Maris Roman Catholic Church
    1204 Middle Street
    Sullivans Island, SC 29482
  • In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to:
  • Storm Eye Institute
    167 Ashley Avenue
    Charleston, SC 29425
  • In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to:
  • First Presbyterian Church of Orangeburg
    650 Summers Avenue
    Orangeburg, SC 29115

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“So sorry to hear of Fulton's passing, of which I only learned of today from Tom Mather and Mike Seigle. Long time since we last met, but Fulton...Read More »
1 of 43 | Posted by: Mike Phillips - Greenville, SC

“Wonderful man and Dr. R I P ”
2 of 43 | Posted by: Jayne Rosa and Al Johansen - SC

“Wonderful man and amazing Dr. R I PT ”
3 of 43 | Posted by: Jayne Rosa and Al Johansen - SC

“My condolences to the Gasper family. I only cared for Dr. Gasper once but he and his wife made such an impression on me as kind, caring people. May...Read More »
4 of 43 | Posted by: - Charleston, SC

“Aunt Anne, Cousins Kate and Molly, you are in my thoughts and prayers. Please let me know if I can help in any way. Love, Sarah ”
5 of 43 | Posted by: Sarah Gasper - Pinson, AL

“Dr. Gasper was my doctor for so many years. He was also my children's eye doctor. My children are now adults but they still only saw Dr. Gasper. He...Read More »
6 of 43 | Posted by: Rosalyn Ancrum - Orangeburg, SC

“You have my deepest sympathy and you have been in my thoughts and prayers. Dr. Gasper was my eye doctor for probably 25 years. He was a great...Read More »
7 of 43 | Posted by: Janet Antley - Cope, SC - Friend

“To the Gasper Family, I am deeply sadden to hear of the passing of Dr. Fulton Gasper. I'm sure he will be missed by his family, his church family,...Read More »
8 of 43 | Posted by: Robert Keeder

“RIP Dr Gasper you were one of a kind ”
9 of 43 | Posted by: Velvet Seal - Orangeburg

“Ann, I am so sorry. You are in my heart and my prayers. ”
10 of 43 | Posted by: Kathryn Williams - Greenville, SC

“To the Family. My memories of Dr. Gasper Center around the courteous professional eye care my family received. His patience with children was...Read More »
11 of 43 | Posted by: Mary Jordan - Orangeburg, SC

“I wish to send Dr. Gasper's family our Deepest Sympathy. Dr. Gasper was my eye doctor for more than 2o years, and He was the best. I will surely...Read More »
12 of 43 | Posted by: Virginia Frazier - Orangeburg, SC

“I was deeply saddened by the news of the passing of Dr Gasper. I worked with him and prepared his patients for eye surgery in addition to taking care...Read More »
13 of 43 | Posted by: Jan Kessler - Lexington, SC

“It was an honor and a privilege to work with Dr Gasper at Same Day Surgery in Orangeburg ”
14 of 43 | Posted by: Cora Norris - Orangeburg, SC

“Dear Ann, We were shocked and saddened to read about Fulton passing. We were neighbors in Quail Hollow when Fulton was in school. There have been...Read More »
15 of 43 | Posted by: Pat Stubbs - West Columbia, SC

“You are in my thoughts and prayers. May the comfort of friends and family be your strength now and in the days ahead. God Bless. ”
16 of 43 | Posted by: Marcia Fisher - Santee, SC

“Prayers and condolences to the rest of the family especially Ann and daughters. Fulton was my uncle and God Father and was a truly good man. He will...Read More »
17 of 43 | Posted by: Steve Gasper Jr. - Ten Mile, TN

“Dear Molly and Family, We are so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. ”
18 of 43 | Posted by: Bryant & Stephanie Davis - SC

“Beloved doctor, a caring man and skillful surgeon, he was full of empathy, a shining light among us who restored vision to me. Dr. Gasper will be...Read More »
19 of 43 | Posted by: Ekundayo Azibo - Orangeburg, SC

“Dear Ann, Cate and Molly,So sorry to hear of Dr. Gasper's passing. He will surely be missed.Myra Crosby ”
20 of 43 | Posted by: Myra Crosby - Ruffin, SC

“Your family has my prayers. I have been a patient of his for years. He was a kind and gentle man. I has just been to his office right before he...Read More »
21 of 43 | Posted by: Betty Dantzler - Orangeburg, SC

“Best Eye Doctor for our family. He will surely be missed in The Fair Family. God always takes the best, and he was the BEST. ”
22 of 43 | Posted by: Nancy. Ben and Benji Fair - SC

“Fulton was our Doctor. Fulton was our friend. I am sad at his loss. I know you will miss him in your life and I regret his loss in your family. ...Read More »
23 of 43 | Posted by: Irene Seadale - Elloree, SC

“Our heartfelt sympathy to all the family. We loved Dr. Gasper. Our hearts are broken.He was loved and will be missed by many. May God comfort your...Read More »
24 of 43 | Posted by: Larry and Wanda Bates - Norway, SC

“My thoughts and prayers for the family. I was a patient of Dr. Gasper for many years, he was a kind and thoughtful man. He will be missed. God...Read More »
25 of 43 | Posted by: Maryann Long - Santee, SC

“Dr. Gasper was a wonderful kind Dr. I will miss him and appreciate knowing him. So sorry to all his loved ones I know you will miss him greatly.A...Read More »
26 of 43 | Posted by: Linda Childers - Elloree, SC

“I am so sorry for your loss. It was my privilege to work with Dr. Gasper and to have him as my doctor. You will all remain in my prayers. ”
27 of 43 | Posted by: Barb Toth - Columbia, SC


28 of 43 | Posted by: martha kennemore - Orangeburg, SC

“I am sorry for your loss. May prayer comfort you.1 Thessalonians 5:17 "Pray constantly." ”
29 of 43 | Posted by: A friend

“Our prayers are with your family at this time. We loved Dr. Gasper. He touched many lives and loved you all dearly. With love,The Sakarcans ”
30 of 43 | Posted by: Kenan Sakarcan - COLUMBIA, SC

“I have been a patient of Dr. Gasper's for a number of years. When it was time for my annual check up in November, 2017, I heard that Dr. Gasper had...Read More »
31 of 43 | Posted by: Stephen Hartzog - Orangeburg, SC

“Ann, Molly, Cate and Jackson,On behalf of Spring Valley I offer our deepest condolences on the death of your father. May God's grace bring your...Read More »
32 of 43 | Posted by: Sandra Watts - Columbia, SC

“We have lost the best and the brightest, we are so grateful for the years of love and kindness he gave to us ”
33 of 43 | Posted by: Leo Gasper - Portland, OR

“I am so sorry for your loss. Dr Gasper was a very special man. He will be missed dearly at the surgery center on wednesdays ”
34 of 43 | Posted by: Susan Kahn - Chapin, SC

“I was a patient of Dr. Gasper,he was so nice, such a caring person. My prayers are with you all. I'm saddened for our loss ”
35 of 43 | Posted by: Caroline Genewick - Santee, SC

“Dear Mrs. Gasper and family, my name is Rosa W. Kennerly-Dance, and I was a patient of Dr. Gasper for about 15 years. He was a wonderful...Read More »
36 of 43 | Posted by: Rosa Kennerly-Dance - Neeses, SC

“So sorry to hear about this. Our hearts and prayers are with you during these very sad days. Jack and Susan Flintom ”
37 of 43 | Posted by: A friend

“We are truly saddened by the news of Fulton's passing. Our sincere condolences to you and the girls, Ann. ”
38 of 43 | Posted by: Nora & Tom Dunnigan - Oldsmar, FL

“I am so very sorry for your loss; he will be sorely missed by all who knew him. May God be with all his family through this sad and differcult time. ”
39 of 43 | Posted by: Colleen Jolly - Bamberg, SC

“So very sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.Tripp & Richard Garick ”
40 of 43 | Posted by: A friend

“So very sorry for the loss of Dr. Gasper. He was a great doctor and friend. He will be missed!! Prayers for comfort and peace for the family. ”
41 of 43 | Posted by: Beth Kuck - Orangeburg, SC

“I am so sorry for your loss. May the God "who binds up the brokenhearted" and "comforts all who mourn" strengthen your family during this difficult...Read More »
42 of 43 | Posted by: A F - Sumter, SC

“Oh Ann, I am so sorry. God bless you. Karen ”
43 of 43 | Posted by: Karen Schweizer-Nagle - SC


Dr. Fulton Jacob Gasper, 62, died January 21, 2018 in Charleston, SC, after a short but hard-fought battle with leukemia. Visitation will be at Dukes Harley Funeral Home in Orangeburg, SC on Wednesday, January 24, 2018 from 5:00-7:00 pm. Mass will be held at Stella Maris Catholic Church, 1204 Middle Street, Sullivan's Island, SC at 1:00 pm on Thursday, January 25, 2018. Interment to follow at Mount Pleasant Memorial Gardens in Mt. Pleasant, SC. Arrangements by J. HENRY STUHR, INC. MOUNT PLEASANT CHAPEL.

He was born January 1, 1956 in Florence, SC, to the late Theodore Howard Gasper and Margaret Mayer Gasper.

Dr. Gasper was a graduate of the University of South Carolina and a 1984 graduate of the Medical University of South Carolina. He completed his internship at Spartanburg General Hospital and residency in ophthalmology at the Storm Eye Institute at the Medical University of South Carolina. He practiced ophthalmology for almost thirty years in Orangeburg, SC, where he was a partner at Orangeburg Eye Center. He also traveled to Haiti for several eye mission trips and volunteered at the Carolina Coliseum Thanksgiving luncheon for numerous years providing eye care for the homeless.

He is survived by his wife of 32 years Anne Bradford Gasper of Orangeburg and two daughters: Dr. Catherine Gasper of Birmingham, Alabama, and Mrs. Margaret Gasper Pope (Elliott) of Lexington, NC; mother-in-law: Mrs. Robert Bradford of Orangeburg, SC; brothers: Dr. Theodore Gasper, Jr., of Wilmington, NC; Steven Gasper of Ten Mile, TN; Leo Gasper (Amy) of Portland, OR; Kenneth Gasper (Patty) of Charlotte, NC; and Christopher Gasper of Lake City, SC; and numerous nieces and nephews.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Stella Maris Catholic Church, 1204 Middle Street, Sullivan's Island, SC 29482; First Presbyterian Church of Orangeburg, 650 Summers Avenue, Orangeburg, SC 29115; or MUSC Storm Eye Institute, 167 Ashley Avenue, Charleston, SC 29425.