Oran C. Fulwider, 83, died on November 19, 2015, in Midwest City, Oklahoma. A funeral service will be 1:00 p.m. Monday, November 23, 2015, at Strode Funeral Home Chapel, Stillwater. Interment will follow at Perkins Cemetery, Perkins, OK. Strode Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
He was born on August 20, 1932, to Mark David Fulwider and Alice Clark Fulwider, in Perkins. He married Marie Pirkle on November 20, 1952, in Cushing, OK. He was a graduate of Perkins High School and received an Associate Degree from Rose State College.
He was a TSGT in the United States Air Force for 20 years and worked as an Aircraft Maintenance Crew Chief. He worked on military aircraft and knew every part of the plane. He was proud of his service to his country and was a member of the VFW. He was also retired from the postal service where he worked in the mail processing room. He enjoyed fishing, while living in Alaska. He also loved tinkering with appliances and keeping himself busy working.
He was preceded in death by his parents and brother Mark E. Fulwider.
He is survived by his wife Marie; son David Fulwider and wife Beverly of Moore, OK; son Robert C. Fulwider and wife Elyse of Choctaw, OK; daughter Vickie Lawson and husband Benny of Midwest City, OK; and daughter Melissa Sanders and husband Jeff of Oklahoma City, OK; 7 granchildren; 10 great grandchildren and brother James Fulwider.
Condolences may be emailed to the family and an online obituary may be viewed by visiting www.strodefh.com.