ISLAND — Willie Fulkerson, 65, of Island died Wednesday, July 15, 2015, at his home in Island. William Edward Fulkerson was born Oct. 23, 1949, in Owensboro to the late Harold Eugene and Virginia Eva Gilmore Fulkerson and was married to the former Katrina Ann Everly on Feb. 21, 1980.  Willie was an auto body repairman for Wester Body Shop in Powderly and attended the Livermore General Baptist Church.  He was a member of the Island Lodge # 743 F. & A.M. and enjoyed NASCAR. In addition to his parents, Willie was preceded in death by a step daughter, Bridget Cobb.

Survivors include his wife of 34 years, Katrina Fulkerson; a son, Jeff Fulkerson and wife, Sabrena of Calhoun; a step daughter, Tina Chambers of Island; seven grandchildren; seven great grandchildren; and two sisters, Jane Humphrey of Hartford and Carol Bolton of Island. 

Graveside services were held at the Richland Baptist Cemetery with the Rev. Clive Bell officiating. There was no public visitation. Muster Funeral Homes, Calhoun Chapel is handled the arrangements for Willie's family.

The Willie Fulkerson family requests that expressions of sympathy take the form of donations to the Buttonsberry Baptist Church; 6342 Kentucky 85 East; Island, Kentucky 42350. Memorial contribution envelopes are available at Musters in Calhoun. Share your memories and photos of Willie at muster

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