Craig Scott “Whale” Fullerton, 66, of Moundsville, WV, passed away Saturday, April 17, 2021, in Reynolds Memorial Hospital, Glen Dale, WV surrounded by his family.
Craig was born April 18, 1954, in Glen Dale, a son of the late Frank D. and Bertha (Wetzel) Fullerton. He was a Christian by faith; Retired from Consol Energy, Quarto No. 4 Mine, Powhatan Point, OH; a member of the United Mine Workers Local 1785, District 6-31; and previously a member of the McMechen Volunteer Fire Department for 21 years. He was also an avid gardener and a huge Miami Hurricanes fan.
In addition to his parents, Craig was preceded in death by his brother, David Fullerton; his father-in-law and mother-in-law, Andrew & Luella Kosky; and two brothers-in-law, Doug Strope and Rick “Bear” Kosky.
Craig is survived by his loving wife of 45 years, Connie Lou (Kosky) Fullerton; and his daughter, Wendy (Justin) Smith of Burgettstown, PA. He was “Pappy” to Jacob and Sarah Smith of Burgettstown. Also surviving are two brothers-in-law, Duke (Diane) Kosky of Moundsville and Dan (April) Kosky of McMechen; three sisters-in-law, Donna (Chris) Taskalines and Crystal Kosky, both of Moundsville, and Penny Fullerton of Glen Dale; and several nieces and nephews and great-nieces and nephews.
Craig’s family would like to give a special thanks to the nurses and staff at Continuing Healthcare of Shadyside, for the wonderful care that Craig received while there.
Friends will be received on Wednesday, April 21, 2021, from 2-4 & 6-8 pm, at Altmeyer Funeral Home, Lutes & Kirby-Vance Chapel 118 Grant Avenue, Moundsville. Friends will then be received at the funeral home on Thursday, April 22, 2021, from 11 am until time of service at 12 pm, with Rev. Wesley Howsare officiating. Interment will follow in McMechen Cemetery.
Online condolences may be offered to the family at www.altmeyerfuneralhomes.com.