Wayne E. Fulkerson
Wayne E. Fulkerson
  • June 30, 1920 - December 29, 2017
  • Fort Wayne, Indiana

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WAYNE E. FULKERSON, 97, passed away Friday, Dec. 29, 2017 at his home. Born June 30, 1920 in Fort Wayne, he was the son of Oscar and Alice (Griswold) Fulkerson.

He was a graduate of North Side High School. He worked for Fort Wayne Wire Die Company, was a U.S. Navy Aviation Radio Mate Veteran. He retired from General Electric Co.

He loved flying planes and flew his first solo flight out of Smith Field. He loved hunting, fishing, bowling, shooting pool, morel mushroom hunting and being a baseball coach.

He is survived by daughter, Janis Phillips; son, David Fulkerson, and many grandchildren and great-grandchildren. He was preceded in death by his wife Grace.

Memorial service is 11:30 a.m. Friday, Jan. 5, 2018 at C.M. Sloan & Sons Funeral Home, 1327 N. Wells St., with visitation from 10:30 to 11:30 a.m. Preferred Memorials to Sweet Water Aviation