Funeral service for David Lee Fulkerson, 59, St. Marys, will be 2 pm Saturday, April 13, 2013, at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home. Burial will follow at Vinland Cemetery.
He died Wednesday, April 10, 2013, at his home.
He was born March 30, 1954, in Topeka, the son of James and Maxine Neely Fulkerson. He graduated from Washburn Rural High School in Topeka, and grew up in Auburn, KS.
David served in the U.S. Air Force from 1972 to 1975. He later worked for Andrews Asphalt for 15 years, and was a member of the Laborers Local Union 1290.
He married Paula Schutz on September 1, 2001, in Vinland, KS. She survives of the home.
Other survivors include two sons, Kyle and wife Rhonda Fulkerson, Willis, TX, and Marc and wife Sarah Carlson, St. Marys, KS.; two daughters Kathleen and husband Matt Gray, St. Marys, KS, and Heather and husband Chris Jackson, Baldwin City, KS; two brothers, James Fulkerson Jr. and John Fulkerson, both of Topeka; three sisters, Elva Williams, and Mary Gabehart both of Topeka, and Susan Hanna, Blue Jay, CA.; nine grandchildren, Nathaniel and Addison Gray, Bentley Fulkerson, Ashley and Jordan Jackson, Elizabeth, Trent, Trevor, and Alexis Carlson, many nieces and nephews and more cousins than you can count.
Friends may call from noon to 8 p.m. Friday at the funeral home, where the family will receive them from 6 to 7:30 p.m.
The family suggests memorials made to Grace Hospice or Vinland Cemetery, sent in care of the funeral home, 601 Indiana Lawrence, KS 66044