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Stanley Ray Fulbright

Stanley R. Fulbright, 75, passed away March 18 at St. Mary’s Hospital in Grand Junction with his family by his side.Stan was born June 9, 1930, in Cederedge to Ray and Ida (Bowles) Fulbright. He lived in Cederedge until the age of 10, then moved with his family to Leadville until 1946, when he moved to Glenwood Springs.He married Margaret Goode on Sept. 18, 1948, in Glenwood Springs. He worked in area coal mines until 1955, when he went to work for Rio Grand Motorway. He worked there for 27 years. After moving to New Castle in 1972, he was a member of the New Castle Town Council and served as town administrator. He was active in the Boy Scouts, serving on the board of review and secretary for the organization. He was made an honorary member of the Order of the Arrow.After retirement, he enjoyed summers in Colorado and winters in Arizona. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, being a Democrat, and spending time with his grandkids. Another highlight was building a cabin on Buford Road.Stan is survived by his wife of 57 years; sisters Ruth (Eric) Petrocco and Bea Gregg; brother-in-laws Truman (Velma) Goode, Sherman (Judy) Goode, and James (Kathy) Goode; sister-in-law Becky Goode; daughters Shannon (Ken) Jenkins and Candice ( Jim Root) Jarboe; granddaughters Mohican (Scott Janack) Laine, Teresa (Joaquin) Biano, Rhea (Robert) Sprague, and Alison Jenkin; great-grandchildren Alexandria, Brittan, and Christian Bianco, and Brycen Sprague; and many nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by brother Irvin Marion Fulbright and grandson Shane Jarboe.Stan will be missed greatly by all.There will be a celebration of his life Saturday, July 1, at the Fulbright home in Clifton.In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Hospice and Palliative Care, Western Colorado, 2754 Compass Drive, Suite 377, Grand Junction, CO 81506, or a charity of your choice.


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