OREGON – Darrel E. “Gig” Fulton, 79, of Oregon, died Friday, Nov. 22, 2013, at Oregon Living and Rehabilitation Center.
He was born Nov. 28, 1933, in Pine Creek Township near Oregon, to Elmer and Alyce (Wernick) Fulton. He graduated from Mount Morris High School in 1951. He married Nancy Boyden on March 15, 1953 in Oregon. Gig had a love of welding, and worked as welder for Etnyre for many years. He was a member of the Mount Morris Moose Lodge. He was an Ogle County Fair Association board and life member, and attended the Oregon Church of God. In his spare time, he loved to fish and play with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Gig is survived by his wife, Nancy of Oregon; children, Jody (Rick) Meyer of Byron and Gary (Gina) Fulton of Mount Morris; grandsons, Eric (Dawn) and Mark Meyer and Matthew (Nicole) Fulton; great-grandchildren, Addison and Hunter Meyer and Kole, Shyanne, and Kody Fulton; special sister and brothers-in-law, Annette Coble and Brian and William Aurand; special friend since high school, Wayne Lantz; and special friends, Gary and Diane Roos.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Visitation will be from 5 to 7 p.m. today at Farrell-Holland-Gale Funeral Home, 110 S. Seventh St., Oregon. The funeral will be at 11 a.m. Wednesday at the funeral home, with the Rev. Michael Hoffman, pastor of Oregon Church of God, officiating.
A memorial has been established.
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