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Full Text of SR0214  102nd General Assembly




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2    WHEREAS, The members of the Illinois Senate are saddened
3to learn of the death of George E. "Bud" Fulton of Peoria, who
4passed away on March 29, 2021; and
5    WHEREAS, Bud Fulton was born to Everett "Jug" and Louise
6(Faletti) Fulton in Farmington on May 14, 1941; he joined the
7United States Air Force and served as an aircraft mechanic
8from 1959 to 1963; while stationed in Portland, Oregon, he met
9Deanna K. Dusky, and they married on December 14, 1961; she
10passed away on June 19, 1969; he married Debra Turner in Peoria
11on November 3, 1979; and
12    WHEREAS, Bud Fulton joined the Peoria Police Department in
131971 and served for 22 years, retiring on July 31, 1999; and
14    WHEREAS, Bud Fulton received the Police Officer of the
15Year Award, the Combat Valor Award, the Distinguished Service
16Award, the Life Saving Award, and the American Legion Award;
18    WHEREAS, Bud Fulton loved the outdoors, especially his
19cabin and 16 acres on the Sangamon River; he loved fishing and
20was an avid deer hunter; he enjoyed mushroom hunting in the
21spring and fall and loved to cook; he had a special love for



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1his dog Lily who was his constant companion, but his family was
2the thing most near and dear to his heart; and
3    WHEREAS, Bud Fulton was preceded in death by his parents,
4Everett and Louise Fulton; his first wife, Deanna Fulton; and
5his sister, Marcia Grzanich; and
6    WHEREAS, Bud Fulton is survived by his wife of 41 years,
7Debra Fulton; his five children, Pamela (Gary) Davis, Kerry
8Fulton, Cheryl Fulton O'Brien, Matthew Fulton, and Kyle
9Fulton; his seven grandchildren, Morgan (Luke) Fulton-Gorham,
10Taylor (Cayl) Champagne, Chandler May, Hanna Fulton, Josh
11Boseke, Christian O'Brien, and Remi Fulton; his one
12great-granddaughter, Harlow May; and his special sister, Wanda
13Lee Hitchcock; therefore, be it
15ASSEMBLY OF THE STATE OF ILLINOIS, that we mourn the passing of
16George E. "Bud" Fulton and extend our sincere condolences to
17his family, friends, and all who knew and loved him; and be it
19    RESOLVED, That a suitable copy of this resolution be
20presented to the family of Bud Fulton as an expression of our
21deepest sympathy.