Darrel E. “Gig” Fulton, 79, Oregon, died Friday, Nov. 22, 2013 at Oregon Living and Rehabilitation Center.
He was born on Nov. 28, 1933 in Pine Creek Township near Oregon to Elmer and Alyce (Wernick) Fulton.
He graduated from Mt. 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 E.D. Etnyre Company for many years.
He was a member of the Mt. Morris Moose Lodge, 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, Oregon; children, Jody (Rick) Meyer, Byron, and Gary (Gina) Fulton, Mt. 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 and their dog Mattie.
He was preceded in death by his parents.
Funeral services will be held Wednesday, Nov. 27 at 11 a.m. at Farrell Holland Gale Funeral Home, 110 S. Seventh St., Oregon, with Pastor Michael Hoffman of the Oregon Church of God officiating.
Visitation will be held Tuesday Nov. 26 from 5 to 7 p.m. at the funeral home.
A memorial has been established in his name.
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