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J T Fulton, 85, of Blooming Grove passed away on Tuesday, Jan. 10, 2017 at Kindred Hospital of Tomball. He was born on Sept. 3, 1931 in Blooming Grove to Jim Tom and Bessie Viola Green Fulton.
He was a loving husband, father, grandpa, and great grandpa. He was a positive role model for his children, strong work ethic, supportive, always there, organized, did not abuse substances or his family. He was a great family man, and was also a positive role model for many young men through coaching youth baseball. He gave back to the community, and was a valued friend to many including his neighbors, golf friends and family members.
He cared about people in many ways. He was a veteran having served his country in the United States Air Force, and later was a dedicated employee of the defense department with honors of getting an award for hours worked without missing a day. He was someone you could count on.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Jim Tom Fulton and Bessie Viola Green Fulton.
He is survived by his wife of 67 years, Betty J. Fulton of Blooming Grove; sons, Dennis Fulton and wife Janet of Atlanta, Gourgia, David Fulton and wife Debbie of Spring and Darrell Fulton and fiancé Katina Gulota of Galveston; grandsons, Derek Fulton and wife Alex of Spring and Drake Fulton of Spring; great granddaughter, Emerson Leigh Fulton of Spring; and a half-brother, Daniel Kelly of California.
Visitation with the family will be held from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday, Jan. 13, 2017 at Corley Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held at 10 a.m. Saturday, Jan. 14, 2017 at the Corley Funeral Home Chapel with Pastor Harry Hollingsworth officiating. Interment will follow in Rose Hill Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be his Son's and Grandson's. Honorary pallbearer will be Don Richards.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Rose Hill Cemetery Association, P.O. Box 413, Blooming Grove, Texas 76626.
An online guest book is available at www.corleyfuneralhome.com and selecting the JT Fulton obituary.
Published on January 13, 2017
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