Joseph G. Fulkerson, 84, of Barrington

Posted 6/3/21

Joseph G. Fulkerson passed away on Monday, May 10, 2021, in Providence, Rhode Island at the age of 84. 

Born in Cambridge, Mass. in 1937, he moved to Providence in 1947, attending high school …

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Joseph G. Fulkerson, 84, of Barrington

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Joseph G. Fulkerson passed away on Monday, May 10, 2021, in Providence, Rhode Island at the age of 84. 

Born in Cambridge, Mass. in 1937, he moved to Providence in 1947, attending high school at Moses Brown. He went on to get his BS degree from Haverford College and then Rhode Island School of Design with a degree in architecture. After graduation, he worked as a civilian at the Newport Naval Base and volunteered to go to Vietnam as a member of the engineering department. He is best recognized for designing the second highest steel flagpole on the east coast for the OCS, and the Chapel of Hope on Coddington Point.  

After retirement Joseph resided in Barrington Rhode Island where he enjoyed gardening, reading, and spending summers in Hedding, New Hampshire. 

He was preceded in death by his parents Carroll and Lorraine Fulkerson, and his sisters Lorraine Fulkerson Roff and Georgianna Fulkerson Decoster.  He is survived by his nieces, nephews, wonderful friends, and his next-door neighbors who were also like family to him.

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