Charles Edward's Story
Charles Edward Bullock went to be with the Lord on February 17, 2017. Charles was born on May 24, 1926 in Laurel County.
He was the father of Eddie Bullock and fiancé Libby Huber of Carmel, Ind., and Debbie Bullock-Hedges and husband Chuck of Lexington.He was blessed with five grandchildren, Mackenzie Bullock and fiancé David Mindell of Louisville, Hillary Bullock of Louisville, Chase Bullock and wife Amaris of Chicago, Ill., Reagan Mackey and fiancé Daniel Burke of Lexington, and Emily Mackey and fiancé James Norrick of Amelia, Ohio. He was the brother of Pauline Bullock of London.
He was preceded in death by his mother, Bertha McCarty Bullock; father, Luther Theodore Bullock; his brother, John Luther Bullock; and his beloved wife, Mattye Lee Turner Bullock.
Other survivors include a special family friend, Jackie Martin and care-giver Melissa Dugger.
Charles was a member of First Baptist Church in London. Charles was taken out of his senior year of high school in 1942 to serve in World War II and returned home at the end of the war in 1945. He was awarded a Bronze Star, a medal awarded for acts of heroism, meritorious achievement, or meritorious service within a combat zone. He was presented with an official Laurel County High School diploma in 2015, more than 70 years after his attendance at Hazel Green High School.
Charles was the owner of Bullock Lumber Company in London, for more than 35 years after taking over the business from his father.
Funeral service for Charles Bullock was conducted on Tuesday, Feb. 21, at 12 noon at London Funeral Home with the Reverend Jerry Wright officiating.
Entombment followed at A.R. Dyche Memorial Park.
Pallbearers were Bruce Yandell, Danny Evans, Jim Brock, Bob McClure, Raymond Robinson, Durwood House, Don Young, Jerry Weaver, and Elmer Cunnagin.
The family received friends after 6 p.m. on Monday, Feb. 20, also at London Funeral Home.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests memorial contributions to be made to First Baptist Church - Missions Fund, 804 West 5th Street, London, Ky.,40741.
Published on February 21, 2017