1941 - 2016
John Edward Fultz passed away on May 28, 2016 after battling dementia and other illnesses. John was born November 29, 1941 to Joseph R and Georgia Johnette Fultz in Indianapolis, IN. He married to Iola Fae Brown on February 16, 1962 and they were married for 24 years. Together they had 5 children, Johnette (Steve), Edward (Tammy), Tom (Chris), Tricia and Jaclyn(Jake). They were later divorced. John married Jan Hawkins on October 4, 1986. He welcomed her son Mitchell, as his own. They were together for 30 years. John served in the Army from 1959-1962 and was honorable discharged. He worked at the Tooele Smelter and in the Ammunition areas of the Tooele Army Depot for many years. John enjoyed spending time with his kids camping, riding motorcycles and coaching his girls in softball. But he was especially happy seeing his grandchildren and great-grandchildren and learning what they were up to. He enjoyed woodworking and created many beautiful pieces. He enjoyed spending time in the garden with his son Tom and his family. He loved animals and enjoyed being in their presence. He was always willing to help someone in need, and was continually getting compliments on the that beautiful head of curly hair. He is survived by his wife, children, grandchildren, great-grandchildren, a sister Sharon Reid (IN) and brother William (Judy) (WA). He is preceded in death by his parents, brothers Joseph and Mike, and twin sons Edward and Nathan. He will be dearly missed and always remembered for his generosity, willingness to help and deep love. The family would like to thank the nurses at the Canyon Home Health Care and Hospice and the staff at Magnolia House for their kindness, understanding and compassionate care. A memorial service will be held on June 4, 2016 at 11:00 am at the Old Grantsville Church 297 W Clark St. in Grantsville. Family will receive visitors 1 hour prior to the service. Interment will be at Ophir Cemetery. Services entrusted with Didericksen Memorial, 435-277-0050. In lieu of flowers please donate to the Alzheimer’s Association and spend time with those you love and never take their smiles for granted.