Michael L. Fullerton, 75

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Michael Lee Fullerton, 75, of Cerro Gordo, formerly of Morrisonville, died on Saturday, June 27, 2020, at 11:40 p.m. at his residence.

Private family inurnment was held in Morrisonville Cemetery. Perfetti-Assalley Funeral Home in Morrisonville assisted the family.

Mr. Fullerton was born June 28, 1944, in Chicago, to Norman and Virginia (Tavender) Fullerton. He married Joan Jurgena, and they later divorced. He then married Beverly Fullerton, and she preceded him in death.

He graduated from Morrisonville High School with the class of 1962, and proudly served his country in the U.S. Air Force. 

After his time in the service, Mr. Fullerton and his father owned and operated Chicken Unlimited in Decatur until his father’s death in 1977. He then sold real estate until his retirement.

He enjoyed showing quarter horses and was an avid NASCAR fan.

Mr. Fullerton is survived by his daughters, Pamela Johnson of Decatur, Mickie Fullerton and Donna (husband Jack) Gideon, both of Cerro Gordo; eight grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.

In addition to his wife, he was preceded in death by his parents; and infant brother.

Memorials may be directed to the American Cancer Society, 675 East Linton Avenue, Springfield, IL 62703.

Online condolences to the family may be left at www.assalleyfuneralhomes.com.

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