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Melvin Lee Fulcher
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Obituary for Melvin Lee Fulcher

Melvin Lee Fulcher

Melvin Lee Fulcher, 81, St. Joseph, Missouri, passed away Thursday, October 12, 2017, at Mosaic Life Care.
He was born May 10, 1936, to Lee Willis and L. Muriel (Cordonier) Fulcher in Atchison, Kansas. Melvin grew up in St. Joseph, Missouri.
Melvin graduated from the University of Missouri-Rolla with a Bachelor of Science degree in Metallurgical Engineering. Throughout most of his working life, he was a Supervisor of Metallurgy at Armco Steel.
He married Mary Ann (Veraguth) Pinkman on August 9, 1957. Together they had two daughters.
Melvin enjoyed motorcycles, cooking, and trying out new recipes. He was also a great story teller and an avid reader.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother, Jay Fulcher.
Survivors include his daughters, Carla Scarborough, Kansas City, Missouri, and Vicki Parr (Kevin), Lansing, Kansas; brother, Dale Fulcher (Kay), Stillwell, Kansas; sister, Marilyn Fagan (Larry), St. Joseph, Missouri; sister-in-law, Connie Fulcher, Independence, Missouri; six grandchildren; one great-grandchild; and numerous nieces, nephews, and cousins.
A Celebration of Life will be held on Sunday, October 22, at Bandana’s Bar-B-Q, 4225 Frederick, St. Joseph, from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 P.M. Friends and family are invited to attend. Private inurnment Memorial Park Cemetery. In lieu of flowers, the family suggests memorial gifts to the St. Joseph Public Library. Online guest book and obituary at

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Celebration of Life




2:00 PM - 4:00 PM
Bandana's Bar-B-Q

4225 Frederick Ave.
St. Joseph, Missouri 64506

Friends and family are invited to attend.

Cemetery Details


Meierhoffer Funeral Home & Cremetory

5005 Frederick Blvd.
St. Joseph, MO

Memorial Contribution

St. Joseph Public Library


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