Rev. Robert Fulton
Posted: Thursday, October 11, 2012 3:27 pm
The Rev. Robert Lewis Fulton, 80, of Union City died Oct. 7, 2012, at Jackson Regional Hospital.
Services will be held at 2 p.m. Sunday at Rawls Funeral Home Chapel with interment to follow in East View Cemetery. The Rev. John M. Brooks will officiate.
Visitation will be from noon until the hour of service on Sunday at Rawls Funeral Home.
He was born June 5, 1932, in Rives, son of the late Cornelia Lewis and Prince Albert Fulton. He married Gwendolyn (Neal) Fulton on April 7, 1957. She survives.
He was a former pastor at New Hope Freewill Baptist Church for six years and was assistant pastor at Shiloh Missionary Baptist Church for eight years. He worked at Goodyear Tire & Rubber Co. for 25 years, operated a body shop for 45 years and was employed by the Ford Motor Co. for 15 years.
He is also survived by three sons, Steven Fulton and Jeffery Cunningham, both of Milwaukee, and Neal Fulton of Union City; and six grandchildren, Cory Parrot of Chicago, Shaneka Moffatt of New York, Phillip Austin, Treaun Mayberry and Adam Fulton, all of Union City, and Shandarious Fulton of McKenzie.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his son, Robert Lamarr Fulton; and two sisters, Mary Elizabeth Lewis and Minnie Joe Charlie.
Family and friends may leave condolences at www.rawlsfuneralhomes.com.
Published in The Messenger 10.11.12