Don Fulghum, born December 24, 1926 and long-time resident of Colorado Springs, CO, passed into his Heavenly Father’s loving arms on May 12, 2019. As a husband, brother, father, grandfather and friend, he will be missed deeply.
Don was a World War II veteran, Kansas State University graduate, and long-time Colorado College Business Manager, retiring in 1986. He volunteered at the Olympic Training Center, was a member of the VFW, and served as a deacon and elder at his long-time church, First Presbyterian. Don adored his mountains, was an avid skier and accomplished aviator, and loved traveling the world.
He is survived by his bride of 69 years, Vesta; his sister, Joan Collier; four sons: Bradley (Elizabeth), Kipper (Karen), Barry (Sara) and Derek (Kathy); and four grandchildren: Brian, Jacen, Kayden and Jennifer.
Don’s memorial service, with military honors, will be held Wednesday, May 29, at First Presbyterian Church, 219 E. Bijou St. in Colorado Springs at 1:00 pm. A reception will follow.