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Charles "Gene" Fulk

February 2, 1932 ~ November 15, 2020 (age 88)

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Charles "Gene" Fulk, 88, of Hermann, MO, passed away Sunday, November 15, 2020 at New Haven Care Center.

Gene was born in Flora, Illinois on February 2, 1932, the son of the late Learnie Everett & Bertha Otilda (Uebinger) Fulk.

Gene was the widower of Nancy Jane (Dancey) Fulk.  They were united in marriage on October 14, 1952, in Flora, Illinois.  Nancy preceded him in death on January 19, 2019.

Gene proudly served his country in the United States Air Force during the Korean War.  He worked for Feld Trucking, Schwerman Trucking and for Yellow Freight, where he retired from. 

In his free time Gene enjoyed fishing, hunting, playing golf, riding his motorcycle, tinkering with cars and especially spending time with his family.

Gene is survived by a son, David Fulk & wife Jackie, of Trussville, Alabama; two daughters, Christy Dake & husband Kenneth, of Glen Carbon, Illinois; and Gina Lancaster & husband Steven, of Imperial, Missouri; by a brother, Learnie Fulk, of Decatur, Illinois, two sisters, Rowena Newkirk and Maxine Thomas, both of Flora, Illinois; by five grandchildren, and eight great grandchildren.  

He is preceded in death by his parents, his wife, a grandson, Nicholas Steven Lancaster, and two brothers, Tommy Dean & Everett "Junior" Fulk.

Burial with full military honors will be held at Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery, St. Louis, Missouri. Memorials may be given to Leukemia & Lymphoma Society.   C/O Toedtmann & Grosse Funeral Home.

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