Posted: Friday, May 11, 2012 10:36 am
Thomas Fulcher, 92, of the Ruthville community died May 8, 2012, at the Parkway Regional Hospital.
He was a member of the Ruthville Baptist Church and was a World War II veteran serving in the U.S. Army. He had been a machine operator for the Appleton Electric Company.
He is survived by his wife of 71 1/2 years, Rosa (Doughty) Fulcher of Martin; a son and daughter-in-law, Lowell T. Fulcher (Adele) of Latham; and a daughter and son-in-law, Donna M. Harvey (Thomas) of Gridley, Ill.; six grandchildren, Steven Fulcher of Sharon, Scott Fulcher and Sean Fulcher, both of Latham; Joseph Kucharski of Gridley; Jennifer Martin of Dade City, Fla.; and Thomas Harvey of Washington, Ill., eleven great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Fannie Mae (Green) and Thomas Wilburn Fulcher; three brothers, Luther Joe Fulcher, Vester “Heck” Fulcher and Eugene Fulcher; and two sisters, Marirene Hopkins and Mable Prince.
Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. Saturday, May 12 at the Hornbeak Funeral Chapel in Fulton, Ky., and interment will be in the Palestine Cemetery. Visitation will be at the funeral home from 5-8 p.m. Friday.
Memorials may be made to the St. Jude Children’s Hospital, P.O. Box 1000, Dept. 142, Memphis, TN 38148-0142.
Online tributes may be left at www.hornbeakfuneralchapel.com.