Karl A. Fulton Jr., 79, of 724 Nellis St., Watertown, passed June 15, 2013 at St. Joseph’s Hospital in Syracuse.

A private graveside service will take place at the convenience of the family.

He was born on June 5, 1924 in Watertown, NY, son of the late Karl Fulton Sr. and Florence Hayes.

He married Elsie M. Patnode in Verona, NY, on April 28, 1956.

Karl worked for the Watertown Recreational Department for 34 years.  He enjoyed spending time with his family during holidays and at the family cottage.  He also enjoyed spending winters in Florida. 

He was a member of Trinity Episcopal Church.

Among his survivors  are his loving wife of 57 years, Elsie M. Fulton, Watertown; two sons and their wives, Michael and Rebecca Fulton, Cape Vincent, Danny and Martha Fulton, Carthage; eight grandchildren, Aubrey Fulton, Megan Fulton , Joseph Fulton, Michelle Fulton, Kathleen Fulton, Melissa Fulton, Michael Fulton - Stoffel, Katelyn and her husband Todd Thomas; one great grandchild, Gavin Thomas.

Besides his parents an infant daughter, Kandy Fulton died before him.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be sent to a charity of ones choice.

Condolences may be made at hartandbrucefh.com.