Peterson Funeral Chapel
Gary Burnell Fulp, 80, of Mt. Vernon, formerly of Aurora passed away Thursday, February 17, 2022 at Mercy Hospital in Aurora.
He was born to Gordon and Flossie Williams Fulp on September 14, 1941 in Aurora, MO.
Gary went to work for Highland Dairy as a delivery driver until deciding to farm. While dairy farming he also worked for Willowbrook for 12 years. He served on the corporate board of Dairy Farmers of America and served for 15 years on the Aurora School Board. After retiring from the dairy farm after 50 years he enjoyed tending to his beehives, gardening and canning the produce with his wife, Sue. He was passionate about woodworking, his grandkids and great-grandkids. On any warm day you would see his horse hooked to the buggy where he would take Sue and the grandkids for rides.
Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Sue; four daughters, Karla Grimm and husband, Jim of Mt. Vernon, MO., Angela Bos and husband, Alby of Billings, MO. Tami Fulp of Mt. Vernon, MO. and Sheila Groves and husband, Todd of Billings, MO.; 9 grandchildren and 9 great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his parents; and brother, Harvey Fulp.
He will be greatly missed by family, friends and neighbors.
Funeral services will be held Monday, February 21 at 11:00 a.m. in the Aurora Church of Christ under the care of Peterson Funeral Chapel. Burial will follow in Maple Park Cemetery.
Visitation will be held Sunday from 2-4 p.m. in the funeral home.