Robert B. Fulton
March 20, 1941 – September 24, 2022
Modesto, California – After graduating from George Washington High School in San Francisco, Robert joined the United States Air Force serving stateside from 1959 to 1965. After military service, he started a career in law enforcement in Palo Alto, then proceeded to work for the State of Montana in law enforcement administration policies. Returning back to California, he served in the law enforcement as Police Chief for the City of Waterford. He retired in 1987.
After retirement he obtained his Master’s Degree in administration from Stanislaus State College, Turlock.
He then continued to manage home owner associations in the area, as well as serving several terms on the Copper Creek Homeowners Association Board of Directors.
He also assisted in organizing along with the Central Valley Commemorative Air Force the last Modesto City/County Airport Day in 2009, as well as serving on the board for the Modesto Airport Pilots Association.
He loved the outdoors and over several years organized many hikes throughout the bay area and Sierras referred to as the Trail Master’s Hikes.
His survivors include his wife, Charlene Fulton, daughters, Heather MacPherson, Michelle Behie and Andrea Carter. Grandchildren Holly Watson, Ethan Carter and brother John Fulton and sister-in-law Janet Fulton .
He was proceeded in death by his sons, Michael Cawley, Mark Cawley and sister Helmi Fulton.
Published by Modesto Bee on Oct. 2, 2022.