Roy Fulkerson 1501173093BEAVER DAM, Ky. (7/27/17) — Roy Neal Fulkerson, 81 of Beaver Dam, went to be with Jesus on, Thursday, July 27 at residence.

Born April 23, 1936 in Echols in a log cabin during a snow storm, Roy was a member of Slaty Creek Baptist Church and had the privilege of being baptized on the same day alongside his son and grandson.

Roy was logger and saw miller for Fulkerson Timber Company which he owned and operated. He also was an all-star basketball player for the 1955 Rockport Tigers.

He was preceded in death by his parents, John Douglas and Mildred Fulkerson.

Survivors include his cherished wife of 61 years, Martha Sue Buck Fulkerson of Beaver Dam, daughter, Marquetta (Mark) Ross of Beaver Dam and 2 sons, Robert Fulkerson of Beaver Dam, and Matthew (Rhonda) Fulkerson of Masonville, one sister, Jackie (Donald) Hines of Louisville and one brother, Lonnie (Neva) Fulkerson of Willisville, Illinois.

Roy was blessed with four grandchildren, Joshua (Shannon) Ross, Cristy Ross, Brandon (Tina) Fulkerson, and John (Tehya) Fulkerson, seven great grandchildren, Skyla and Abram Ross, Chamler, Braydon, and Parker Fulkerson, Hayden and Sadie Fulkerson. Several nieces and nephews, lots of cousins and friends he adored.

Funeral services will be held at 4 p.m. Sunday, July 30, 2017 at Miller-Schapmire Funeral Home in Hartford with the Rev. Darrell Moran officiating. Burial will be in Pond Run Cemetery in Echols.

Visitation will be from 10 a.m. until time of service on Sunday at the funeral home.

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