Michael Lee Fullerton, 75, of Cerro Gordo, formerly of Morrisonville, passed away at 11:40 p.m. on Saturday, June 27, 2020 at his residence.
Mike was born June 28, 1944 in Chicago, the son of Norman and Virginia (Tavender) Fullerton. He married Joan Jurgena, and they later divorced. Mike then married Beverly Fullerton, and she preceded him in death.
Mike graduated from Morrisonville High school in 1962, and proudly served our country in the United States Air Force. After his time in the service, he and his father owned and operated Chicken Unlimited in Decatur, until his father’s death in 1977. Mike then sold real estate until his retirement. He enjoyed showing quarter horses, and was an avid NASCAR fan.
He was also preceded in death by his parents, and infant brother.
Mike is survived by his daughters, Pamela Johnson of Decatur, Mickie Fullerton of Cerro Gordo, and Donna (husband, Jack) Gideon of Cerro Gordo; 8 grandchildren; and 6 great grandchildren.
Private family inurnment will be held at Morrisonville Cemetery.
Memorial contributions can be made to: American Cancer Society, 675 E. Linton Avenue, Springfield, IL 62703.
The family has entrusted Perfetti-Assalley Funeral Home in Morrisonville with ceremonies.
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