William “Bill” Fulton, 70, of Bellevue, passed away Thursday, July 4, 2013, in Stein Hospice Care Center.
He was born July 26, 1942, in Lodi, Ohio, to Howard B. and Dorothy E. (Dennis) Fulton. He was a 1960 graduate of Bellevue High School. Bill was in partnership with his dad at Fulton & Son Insurance. Bill received the Westfield Insurance Agent Award for 25 years of service (1964-89).
He was an amazing husband, father, grandfather, brother and uncle. He loved his pets and enjoyed golf and bowling being in the 700 Club. He coached the Eagles Little League Championship Team. Bill was instrumental in the building of BAF Stadium in Bellevue.
He was a member of St. John Lutheran Church, Sandusky; Bellevue Rotary, where he was a charter member, past president (1980-81) as well as a Paul Harris Fellow; Eagles Aerie 490; Bellevue Elks; American Legion Post 46; Former Club Amer-Ital; Bellevue Hospital volunteer; Bo-Ray Boys; Bellevue Athletic Boosters; charter member of Bellevue Hospital Foundation.
Bill is survived by his wife, Jan (Lorcher), whom he married Oct. 4, 1975, at St. Peter Lutheran Church, Norwalk; daughter, Heather Elizabeth Fulton (Duane) Stanek, of Dublin, Ohio; son, Jonathan Patrick (Valentina) Fulton, of Dayton, Ohio; three grandchildren, Alex, Sasha and Annabella Fulton; sister, Debbie E. (Bill Keating) Koebel, of Fremont; brothers-in-law, James J. (Becky) Lorcher, and Glenn K. (Vicki) Rhoades, all of Norwalk; numerous nieces and nephews; and his golden Bingo.
He was preceded in death by his parents and dogs, Max, Sadie and Bear, and cat, Sneezie.
A gathering of family and friends will be 10-11 a.m. Saturday, July 6, at St. John Lutheran Church, 106 Scheid Road, Sandusky, where memorial services will begin at 11 a.m. Pastor William Hlavin will officiate.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to St. John Lutheran Church, 106 Scheid Road, Sandusky, OH 44870 or Stein Hospice Services, 1200 Sycamore Line, Sandusky, OH 44870.
Foos and Foos Funeral Service, 151 Yorkshire Place, Bellevue, is in care of arrangements. Memories and condolences may be shared at foosfuneral.com