James E. “Jim” Fulton
- Published: March 7, 2019
James E. “Jim” Fulton, of Fairborn, passed away on March 4, 2019, at his home, surrounded by family. He was 91.
James was born Feb. 14, 1928, on the family farm, to George and Leona Fulton, in Yellow Springs. He began working on the family farm after graduating from Bryan High School in 1946 and spent his life raising his family on the farm. He loved working on the farm and would talk for hours with anyone.
James was preceded in death by his parents, George and Leona, and brothers, Richard and William Fulton. He is survived by his loving wife of 67 years, Esther (Randall) Fulton; his children, Jeffery (Tammy) Fulton, Gregory (Tonasena) Fulton, Joseph (Amy) Fulton, Dennis (Annette) Fulton and Cynthia (Anthony) Cherpeski; Tim Murphy, who was like a son; grandchildren, Amber Fulton (Scott Adkins), Brandi (Eric) Mrenak, Casey (Austin) Cox, Keturah (Anthony) Wynn, Corbett Fulton, Kaliyah Fulton, Jacob (Sarah) Fulton, Zachary (Heather) Fulton, Danielle (Robert) Conner, Nichole Fulton, James Fulton, Jonathan Cherpeski, and Logan Cherpeski; eight great-grandchildren; a brother, Donald Fulton; and innumerable friends.
Services will be held at 10 a.m. on Friday, March 8, at Neeld Funeral Home, located at 1276 N. Detroit St. in Xenia. Visitation will be held from 5 to 8 p.m. Thursday at the funeral home. Burial will be in Enon Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that contributions be made to Ohio’s Hospice of Dayton, 324 Wilmington Ave., Dayton, OH, 45420, in Jim’s memory. Condolences may be made to the family at http://www.NeeldFuneralHome.com.
Things to remember: If you want to know where Jim is at, he’d tell you: “Before the at.”