Robert R. "Bob" Fulk

October 1, 1944October 15, 2013
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Robert R. “Bob” Fulk, 69, of Springfield, passed away on Tuesday, October 15, 2013, at Memorial Medical Center. Bob was born on October 1, 1944 in Decatur, IL, the son of Roy and Georgia (Whitney) Fulk. He married Linda Doane on August 31, 1968 at First United Methodist Church in Mounds, IL. Bob proudly served his country in the US Army First Signal Brigade, 21st Signal Group during the Vietnam War. He and Linda are long-time members of the Springfield First United Methodist Church and the Berean Sunday School class. Bob was a generous man to all, a loving husband and father, and a doting grandfather. Bob retired from LRS as Senior Vice President of International Marketing, which enabled him to travel extensively throughout the world. He received the ICP Million Dollar Sales Award several years in a row, and also was a professional member and served as President of the local chapter of Association for Systems Management. He enjoyed golf, was an avid St. Louis Cardinal fan, followed the Indy 500, and coached tee ball when his children were young. Bob was a weekly volunteer at Kumler Neighborhood Ministries.

Bob is survived by his wife, Linda; children, Shirley Webb and Rebecca Fulk of Springfield and Todd Fulk of Rockford; granddaughter Amber Nicole Webb and great-grandson Aiden Matthew Webb of Springfield; granddaughter Crystal (Dave) Creswell; grandson Nick (Kim) Webb; great-grandchildren: Jonathon Webb, Tyler Webb, Andrew Simmer, Courtney Webb, Samuel Webb, and Joshua Webb; sister Karen Bridges (companion: Welcome Bettis) of Girard and brothers John (Barb) of Peachland, NC and Richard (Needra) of Helotes, TX; and many nieces, nephews, great-nieces, and great-nephews. Bob was preceded in death by his parents and grandparents.

Visitation will be held on Tuesday, October 22, 2013 from 4-8 pm at First United Methodist Church, 2941 S. Koke Mill Rd, Springfield, IL 62711. Funeral services will be conducted by Dr. Bob Swickard and Dr. Roger Ross on Wednesday, October 23, 2013 at 10 am at First United Methodist Church.

Interment will follow services at Oak Ridge Cemetery, where military honors will be performed by the Interveterans Burial Detail of Sangamon County and the Department of the Army. Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church in Springfield, IL or to the Land of Lincoln Honor Flight.


  • Visitation Tuesday, October 22, 2013
  • Funeral Service Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Robert R. "Bob" Fulk

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Richard Fulk

June 4, 2014

I am Uncle Robert "Bob" Fulk nephew Richard Fulk, I am his eldest brother John (Barb), oldest son. Since I live in the Philippines with my wife Alice and my son Junard wasn't able to attend the funeral. I wish to send my love and condolences to my Aunt Linda,and cousins Becky, Todd and Shirley and their families in Loving memory of Uncle Bob whom is dearly missed and loved by me as well. I pray for Shalom in each of your lives as your coping with Uncle Bob's passing, knowing he's at peace now without pain waiting on all our final judgement day when Yashua haMashiyach returns for us all Amein and Amein.

Ron Booth

October 26, 2013

I knew Bob from the 5th grade at Clara Barton. We were best friends and always together until we went our separate ways in the military. He will be sadly missed by me & everyone who knew him. Drive fast Bob

Quest Diagnostics

October 23, 2013

Our heart felt condolences go to Mr Fulk's family. Our prayers are with you during this difficult time.

Linda Butler

October 22, 2013

Linda, Todd and Family, so so sorry for your great loss. You are in my thoughts and prayers. LB

Jim Minder

October 22, 2013

I had the pleasure to work with Bob at Horace Mann. So Sorry to hear of his passing. May he rest in peace.

Howard Chodash

October 22, 2013

Linda and Todd, I am sorry for your loss. My Condolences to you and your family. Bob was a wonderful person and will be missed.

bill moos

October 21, 2013

Linda and family, you have my sincerest condolences on the death of bob, we solved most of the worlds problems ay 2'bs. he was my friend and will be missed.

Kathy Britton

October 21, 2013

Shirley, Dave and I are so sorry for your loss. We are thinking of you at this sad time. kb

Wendy Gochanour

October 21, 2013

Shirley, so sorry to hear of your father's passing. Cherish all your wonderful memories. Wendy, Mike and Dorothy

John & Lois Dittrich

October 20, 2013

Our most sincere condolences to the entire Fulk family. We have been fortunate to work with Todd in the professional baseball world for many years. Todd has been a fine example of how a parent instills character and integrity in a son. Truly, Mr. Fulk was a great American, a great man and a great father. God Bless. John 13: 1-4