31 December 2003James Lesley Fulton Jr., 89, of Sterling, Virginia, died December 14, 2003, at Loudoun Hospital Center in Leesburg, Virginia.
Graveside services will be at Arlington National Cemetery in Arlington, on February 6, 2004, at 1 p.m.
Commander Fulton was born on July 17, 1914, in Henderson, Kentucky, to the late James and Lillian Fulton.
Commander Fulton entered the U.S. Navy as an enlisted man in 1934, and participated in the Normandy operation. In 1944, he received his commission and served on active duty for the remainder of World War II. He retired from the United States Naval Reserve as a commander in 1972.
After the war, he worked as an accountant for the Navy Department in Guam, Hawaii and Philadelphia, Philsdelphia. In 1960, Commander Fulton went to work for the U.S. Agency for International Development and served in Indonesia and Japan. He later worked as budget director for the War on Poverty in the Department of Labor.
Commander Fulton was married to the late Carolyn Fulton.
He is survived by his daughter Deborah Anne Kaiser of Oklahoma City, Oklahoma; his son, James Fulton, III of McLean; four grandchildren; and four great-grandchildren.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice of Northern Virginia, attn.: Donating Processing, 9300 Lee Highway, Fairfax, Virginia 22031.
FULTON, JAMES LESLEY JR
- CDR US NAVY
- VETERAN SERVICE DATES: 07/17/1942 – 07/17/1974
- DATE OF BIRTH: 07/17/1914
- DATE OF DEATH: 12/14/2003
- DATE OF INTERMENT: 02/06/2004
- BURIED AT: SECTION 54 SITE 5350ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
- DATE OF BIRTH: 10/01/1916
- DATE OF DEATH: 12/23/2003
- BURIED AT: SECTION 54 SITE 5350
- ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY
- WIFE OF FULTON, JAMES LESLEY JR CDR US NAVY
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