One of our Stewards passes on and will be sorely missed by all
JUSTIN THOMAS KULIKOV
Justin Thomas Kulikov, a loving husband, father, son, brother, uncle, and friend; passed away on October 11, 2016 at the young age of 44. Justin was born January 10, 1972 in Fresno, grew up in Coalinga, and moved to the Sanger area where he has been a devoted husband to his wife Shannon of 18 years and raising their two children Macie and Wyatt. After graduating from Coalinga High School in 1990, he continued onto Fresno State and graduated with a B.S. degree in Agricultural Business in 1994. He worked in the central valley agriculture industry for twenty-two years; specifically Pistachios and Citrus, in addition to operating his own family farm. Justin had a passion for living life, working hard, being dependable, honest, and amazing moral principles; which he has worked hard to instill in his children. He enjoyed spending time on their ranch farming, camping, fishing, hunting, riding & racing motorcycles with his friends and family.
His memory will live on through his countless loved ones including his wife and children; his mother Deborah Lombardozzi, father Tom Kulikov, and their spouses David Lombardozzi and Barbara Kulikov, his sisters Nicole Kulikov-Hagobian and Tara Kulikov, brothers-in-law Todd Hagobian and Jeff Carrol, nephews Tyler and Shay Hagobian and niece Ava Hagobian and many additional relatives and close friends.
A memorial service will be held at the Panoche Creek River Ranch in Fresno on Monday, October 24th at 11am to celebrate his life. In lieu of flowers donations can be made to one of Justin's favored nonprofit organizations; Riders Helping Riders or the American Red Cross, both can be found on Facebook.
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Oct. 16, 2016