2012-02-23 / Obituaries

Christian Bullock

February 18, 2012


Christian Bullock Christian Bullock Mr. Christian A. Bullock, 85, of Laceyville, passed away on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2012 at his home with his loving family at his side.

Chris was born Sept. 16, 1926 in Hazleton, PA, a son of the late Charles Wesley & Matilda Jane Williams Bullock. He graduated from the Wyalusing High School, a member of the class of 1944. He enlisted in the Army in World War II and served in Japan.

Returning from the War, he held a variety of jobs until 1958 when he became co-owner of O & B Heating and Plumbing of Wyalusing. After the company closed he continued to work in the heating business until he retired in 1977.

Chris was a member of the American Legion and the VFW and was past commander of the VFW Post #6072, Durell. He loved the outdoors and was an avid hunter and fisherman.

He is survived by his wife of forty-two years, the former Laura Sites Bullock: his daughters, Brenda (Charles) Ross; Raylene (Gary) Eveland and Debra (Conrad) Matz; step-daughters, Rosemary (Al) Cender, Julia (Erling “Jug”) Johnson; stepsons: Robert (Kathy) Sluyter and James Sluyter and friend Dawn. Also surviving are eighteen grandchildren and twentyfive great-grandchildren and one great-great grandchild and sisters-inlaw Elda Bullock of Rensselar Falls, NY, Marian Voda of Laceyville, PA.

Chris was predeceased by brothers, Charles Bullock, Perry Douglas Bullock, James Bullock and Owen Bullock, a sister, Ellen Bullock Long, and a step-daughter,

Nancy Hufford.

Funeral services were held on Wednesday, Feb. 22, at 10:30 a.m. at the P. Dean Homer Funeral Home, 1 Grovedale Lane, Wyalusing, with Pastor Thomas Davis of the Braintrim Baptist Church in Laceyville officiating. Interment was in the Wyalusing Cemetery.

Friends called at the funeral home on Tuesday, Feb. 21, from 2 to 4 and 6:30 to 8:30 p.m.

The family provided flowers and asks that donations in his memory be made to the Wyalusing Public Library, PO Box 98, Wyalusing, PA 18853.

Graveside military services were accorded by members of Wyalusing Post #534 American Legion. Members assembled and passed in-review on Tuesday evening at 7 p.m. at the funeral home.

To send condolences or sign the e-guestbook, please go to www.homerfuneralhome.co m.

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