Robert "Bob" Fulton, 85, passed away on Tuesday, December 27, 2016 in Greenville, Texas. Robert was born to Thomas B. and Lena (Dunlap) Fulton on October 27, 1931 in Thorndale, Texas. Robert would meet and later marry Jimmie Burkhalter on March 5, 1960 in Greenville, Texas. He served in the United States Army in Germany during the Korean Conflict and then worked as an Aircraft Electrician for E-Systems for 37 years.
Those left to celebrate his life include; son, Duane Fulton and his wife Kristi; daughters, Connie Giles and her husband Stanley, Vicki Virgel and her husband Terry; brother, Ernest Fulton, and wife Kay; sister, Hazel Oliver; grandchildren, Lacey Kendall and her husband Andy, Cody Giles, Emily Giles, Deven Fulton, Kaleb Fulton, Lynzie Fulton, Jodi Stoneberg and her husband Ben, and Brian Virgel; great-grandchildren, Vincent Kendall, Vada Kendall, Violet Kendall, Makenna Stoneberg, and Keegan Stoneberg; as well as numerous nieces, nephews, extended family, and friends.
He was preceded in death by; his wife, Jimmie, his parents, five brothers, two sisters, grandson, Matthew Virgel, and good friend, Craig Bowers.
Visitation will be held on Thursday, December 29, 2016 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at Peters Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held on Friday, December 30, 2016 at 10:00 a.m. at Dixon Baptist Church with Dr. Kelly Carr and Royce Litchfield officiating. Interment will follow at Memoryland Memorial Park with Cody Giles, Deven Fulton, Kaleb Fulton, Andy Kendall, Brian Virgel, Kyle Smith and Kevin Bowers serving as pallbearers. Honorary pallbearers will be Tom Johnson and Bobby Bowers.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to the Boys and Girls Club of Greenville, 4320 Lee St, Greenville, TX 75401.