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307 South Palm Avenue
Palatka, FL 32177
Phone: (386) 325-4521
John Fullerton

John Howard Fullerton

Wednesday, November 13th, 1940 - Wednesday, March 6th, 2019
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John Howard Fullerton, 78, of Melrose, passed from this life on Wednesday, March 6, 2019 at his home following a brief illness. He was a native of Green Cove Springs. John was a hard-working, intelligent, and playful man whose presence filled any room he entered. He began his career as an enlisted mechanic and retired 38 years later as a full Colonel in Air Force Special Operations. He was passionate about politics, his church, his country, and the Gators. He loved God, his wife and family, and leaves a void in many hearts.
He is survived by his wife of 59 years, Priscilla Fullerton, son, Rev. Dr. John H. Fullerton, Jr., daughters, Terri Fullerton Abrams, and Karen R. Fullerton, sibling, Rick Fullerton, Clay Fullerton and Lynn Perry, 8 grandchildren and 8 great-grandchildren.
Graveside services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, March 11, 2019 at Penny Farms Cemetery with Father Lawrence Peck officiating. No public visitation will be held.
Memories and condolences may be expressed to the family at John’s Book of Memories page at .
Arrangements are under the direction of Johnson-Overturf Funeral Home in Palatka.
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    Monday, March 11th, 2019 | 11:00am
    Monday, March 11th, 2019 11:00am
    Penney Farms Cemetery
    Hwy 16
    PENNEY FARMS, FL 32043
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    Father Lawrence Peck
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    Penney Farms Cemetery
    Hwy 16
    PENNEY FARMS, FL 32043
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Diane Pierce Lima

Posted at 01:53pm
Praying for Clay and Lynn who were both friends of mine. God Bless you. Diane Pierce Lima

Thomas Kleiv

Posted at 04:27pm
Karen and I were very saddened when we heard the news that John had passed away. Working with John at HQ AFSOC in the logistics directorate, it was always a pleasure to see the professionalism he always portrayed. He was a true maintainer and did his very best to take care of his people. I was very grateful for being able to follow in his footsteps when he retired from leading the maintenance division (LGM). God Speed to the family! Tom Kleiv, Col USAF Retired.

Chris Owen

Posted at 04:18pm
I'm very sorry for the loss that you've all had to endure. John was only a memory from my childhood, but a strong one. I've heard about him my entire life, and he was always good about reaching out from time to time with a written note. At my christening, I'm told, he let me try beer. This led to an everlasting nickname of Uncle Beer. I'll miss you Uncle Beer!


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Janis Williamson Smith

Posted at 07:02pm
Sorry -- don't know how my memory posted 3 times.

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