John J. Fulton January 30, 1932 – November 8, 2012

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John J. Fulton of Catalina died Thursday, Nov. 8, 2012 in Casa de la Luz Hospice inpatient facility due to the complications from a pelvic fracture.

Born in Doniphan, Missouri, Jan.30, 1932, to Joseph and Ethel Bernice Fulton. John grew up in Tiger and Mammoth, AZ. He enlisted into the United States Army and served during the Korean War, stationed in Vienna, Austria.

John was a very hard worker, not only in the many different occupations he had throughout the years but also with his many interests and hobbies. He was a cross-country semi-truck driver, driving well over one million miles; a heavy equipment operator, and automobile mechanic.

In his spare time, he enjoyed rebuilding automobiles, remodeling homes, and working on inventions.

John retired from Central Arizona Water Project in 1995. After he retired, he continued working for several different contractors driving water trucks, cement trucks, operating heavy equipment, etc.

John is survived by his wife, Ruth, his daughters Beni Jo Fulton, Ricky Fulton; step-children Cristina (Ben) Kent, Louis Mancha; eight grandchildren – Rachel Johnson, Victoria (James) Kelley, Erica (CJ) Rogers, Adam (Christina) Mancha, Jeremy Kent, Monique Mancha, Johnathan Fulton, and Kiara Mancha; nine great-grandchildren – Victoria Carbajal, Garrett Kelley, Jesse Kelley, Clayton Kelley, Owen Kelley, Layla Mancha, Cooper Rogers, Hailey Mancha, and Declan Kelley.

He was preceded in death by his parents, his sister Margie (James) Hedrick, and his brother Darrell Fulton.

The memorial service will be held at 1 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 17, 2012 at the Mountain Avenue Church of Christ in Tucson, Arizona.

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