David Lynn Fulton, 86, of Hot Springs, Arkansas peacefully passed away on December 24, 2021 after living a full and happy life.
Born in Troy, Ohio to Kenneth and Helen Fulton, David was a helpful and loving boy. David was fiercely passionate about serving others from the start and dedicated his life to both his pursuit of service and his family.
After he graduated, David served in the Army. He later landed his first job as an Auditor for the Detroit, Toledo, & Ironton Railroad. This kick started a career in the controller’s office for the Ford Motor Company. In 1957, David met his wife, Jane and went on to have three children. David put family first, always, and was a dedicated father. His children went on to pursue careers in education.
David was a strong, kind, loving, and supportive father. His knowledge and guidance was the foundation of his family.
David was also passionate about service to others. In his youth, he was actively involved with the Boy Scouts and the Baptist Student Union. David’s service work continued as an advisor for Junior Achievement and involvement with the Jaycees and various positions in his church. He served as commander of the Grosse Ile Power Squadron, and served on the leadership board of the Grosse Ile Youth Recreation Association. He enjoyed singing in church choirs and in the Ford Chorus, as well as participating in local community theater. Upon retirement, David was an integral part of the Greater Hot Springs Village Kiwanis club, serving as President, and as Lieutenant Governor and K Kids chairman of the MoArk district. He participated in the Hot Springs Village Evening Lions club, served as chaplain for the American Legion, led various committees for the Village United Methodist Church, and was an avid participant in the Cribbage club.
David was preceded in death by his brother, Lee Alan Fulton and his daughter, Sarah Jane Radak. He is survived by his wife, Jane, daughter Kathryn (Robert) Medley, son Thomas Fulton, grandchildren Kyle (Madeline) Darin, Kelly (Seth) Albers, Bradley Darin, niece Lisa Fulton, nephews Brian (Christina) Fulton, and Steven (Debbie) Simmons, along with three great-grandpups, and his beloved Cinder.
A memorial service will be held on Wednesday, December 29th at 11:00 AM Central Standard Time at Village United Methodist Church, 200 Carmona Rd. Hot Springs Village, Arkansas. The service will also be live streamed via Facebook live at https://www.facebook.com/hsvumc/.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Kiwanis International or Village United Methodist Church.
Arrangements entrusted to A Natural State Funeral Service. 2620 West Main Street, Jacksonville, Arkansas 72076. 501-982-3400.