BEAVER DAM — Robert Keith Fulkerson, 66, of Beaver Dam, passed away suddenly in his home on Jan. 6, 2023. Robert was born Sept. 20, 1956 to the late Thomas Carl Fulkerson and Lorene (Robinson) Fulkerson, who survives. Robert began driving a bus for Ohio County Schools on Aug. 15, 1994, with his favorite bus being #30, which he purchased when it was retired. On July 1, 2000, he started in the bus garage at the Ohio County Board of Education, and retired on June 1, 2021, as head bus mechanic. He was a lifelong member and deacon of Pond Run Baptist Church. He loved being with family, watching and spending time with his five grandkids, singing karaoke, going to Elvis week, working on the farm and using his tractors. He loved to help everyone and anyone, and he never knew a stranger.
Robert is survived by his wife, Delona (Smiley) Fulkerson, with 46 wonderful years of marriage; his mother, Lorene Fulkerson; two brothers, James (Susan) Fulkerson and Glenn Fulkerson; sister, Shirley (Sam) Barnes; his children, Nicholas (Natasha) Fulkerson and Nathan (Kristin) Fulkerson; and five grandchildren, Karlie (8), Ayden (7), Aria (6), Adley (4) and Kaylie (4). He leaves behind many nieces, nephews, cousins, family and friends.
Services were held Jan. 9 at Bevil Bros. Funeral Home in Beaver Dam, with burial in Pond Run Baptist Church Cemetery in Echols.
Online messages of condolence may be left at bevilbrosfuneralhomes.com.