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William Leo Fullerton

William Leo Fullerton, 95, of Bellefontaine, was reunited with the love of his life Friday afternoon, December 28, 2012 at Green Hills Center, West Liberty.

Leo was born in Huntsville on October 26, 1917 to the late Robert Tiry and Beryl Faye Morton Fullerton. He married the former Carrie Elizabeth “Betty” Royer on July 10, 1949 in Bellefontaine and she preceded him in death on December 7, 2010. Leo was also preceded in death by a brother Wilbur Fullerton, and sisters Ruth Franks, Inez Van Horn, Lois Grimes and Joan Myers.

Leo was a 1935 graduate of Zanesfield High School and a member of First Christian Church, Bellefontaine. In his early years, he worked as a farmer and milk tester, sold farm equipment and seed corn. He later retired from Fullerton Realty after 40+ years.

Leo loved music and played numerous instruments but was best remembered for his directing and performing with the Loganairres Barbershop Chorus and the Fullertones Quartet.

Leo is survived by two sons and daughters-in-law Lynn R. and Sue Fullerton, Kent D. and Melody Fullerton, all of Bellefontaine; 4 grandchildren: Elizabeth Fullerton, Ian Fullerton, Adam (Terri) Fullerton and Noah Zane (Jenny) Fullerton; 7 great-grandchildren: Rylie, Rianna, Chase, Eli and Bryce Fullerton, Josh and Jordan Kauffman; and numerous nieces and nephews.

Funeral services will be held on Thursday, January 3, 2013 at 11:00AM at the First Christian Church, Bellefontaine with Rev. F. Michael Valentine officiating. Visitation will be on Wednesday, January 2, 2013 at the Eichholtz Funeral Home, Bellefontaine from 2-4 & 6-8PM. Burial will be in Highland Memorial Cemetery, West Liberty.

Memorial contributions may be made to First Christian Church, Bellefontaine.

Condolences may be at www.eichholtzfuneralhome.com.

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