Raymond R. Fulkerson 46 of Streator passed away Wednesday (April 5th) at the Edward Hines Jr. Veterans Hospital, Maywood.
Visitation will be held Sunday from 3 – 6 pm at the Winterrowd Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held Monday at 11:30 AM at the funeral home with Monsignor Philip Halfacre officiating. Burial will be in St. Stephen’s Cemetery.
Serving as pallbearers will be Honorary Brian Mascal and Dave Hjerpe, active Sam Hjerpe, Paul Tonielli, John Fulkerson, Al Engdahl, Rick Cox and Kevin Hall.
Raymond was born on April 18, 1970 in Streator to Raymond and Kathleen (Legler) Fulkerson.
Surviving are daughters Kara Ashley and Alysa Nicole Fulkerson both of Streator, parents, Ray and Kathy Fulkerson of Streator, brother Michael Lee (Gayle) Fulkerson of Ottawa, nephews Connor and Ian Fulkerson and uncle David (Nancy) Fulkerson of Streator.
He is preceded in death by a brother James Michael Fulkerson in infancy, Paternal grandparents Raymond “Fuzzy” and Rosemary Fulkerson, maternal grandparents Robert Legler and Kathleen Collins, and uncles Robert G. and James Legler.
Raymond attended St. Stephen’s Grade School and graduated from Woodland High School in 1989. He entered the US Army in 1989 and discharged in 1993 during Desert Storm. Raymond was employed with Luckey Trucking, was a member of the Streator VFW and N.R.A. (National Rifle Association). He enjoyed boating, hunting, fishing and just being outdoors.
Memorials may be made in his name to the Leukemia Foundation.