Joseph Leo Fulkerson, 80 of 914 Glenn Ct. Owensboro, Ky. died on March 13, 2006 at Harborside Healthcare Center in Owensboro, Ky. He was born on February 16, 1926 in Daviess Co., Ky. to the late Joseph L. Fulkerson and Bertha Mary Roberts Fulkerson. He was a retiree from Whirlpool Corporation as a supervisor, 1984. He was a WWII USNAVY veteran. He was a member of St. Joseph & Paul Catholic Church, St. Vincent DePaul Society, VFW, Post1114, Evansville, In., also Eagles AERIL #427, Evansville, In. Also preceded in death by his four sisters, Cleo Cecil, Clara Mae Cecil and Helen Payne all of Knottsville, Ky. and Hazel Payne of Chandler, In.; two brothers, Frank Fulkerson of Knottsville and Billy Fulkerson of Largo, Fla.;step-son, Ronald Keiser of Owensboro. Surviving are his wife, Mary K. Fulkerson of Owensboro; four daughters, Linda Sue Boyd of Evansville, Brenda Sue Miller of Chicago, Ill., Jo Ann Lawson of Middletown, Ohio, Mary Ann Brown of Evansville; five sons, Joseph L. Fulkerson, Jr. of Wadesville, Ind, Dan Fulkerson of Cincinnati, Ohio, Michael Fulkerson of Newburg, In., David Fulkerson of Evansville, In., Christopher Fulkerson of Los Angeles, Ca., step-daughters, Sarah Hayden of Owensboro, Joyce Nalley of Philpot; step-son, Matthew Keiser of Elizabethtown; twenty grandchildren; eight great grandchildren; sister, Sue Lanham of Owensboro; three brothers, L.B. Fulkerson of Rockport, In., Sam Fulkerson of Philpot, Stanley Fulkerson of Knottsville; several nieces, nephews and cousins. Services are at 10am. Thursday, March 16, 2006 at St. Joseph & Paul Catholic Church, visitation is from 3 to 8pm. Wednesday at Haley-McGinnis Funeral Home and 8 to 9:30am. Thursday, prayers will be said at 7pm. Wednesday at the funeral home. Reverend Brian Roby will be officiating. The family request expressions of sympathy in the form of donations to: Sanders-Brown Center on Aging Alzheimer's Disease Research Center, University of Kentucky, 101 Sanders-Brown Bldg., Lexington, Ky. 40536-0230.

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  1. My condolences go out to all the members of the family of Uncle Leo. I wish I could be with you all at this time but my work and travels will not allow. Be assured of my prayers for all of you at this difficult time.
    Norman Fulkerson Son of

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