Guy Bullock, 85

Guy A. Bullock, 85, of Three Rivers, passed away Sunday, June 27, 2010, at his home.

He was born May 22, 1925, in Schoolcraft, a son of Arthur and Arvilla (Heckelman) Bullock. On Feb. 16, 1948, he married Betty Smith in Elkhart, Ind.

Guy was a full-time farmer in the Constantine and Three Rivers area for many years. He was the last dairy farmer in Constantine Township, operating until 2005, when he was diagnosed with lymphoma.

Guy enjoyed being a judge in tractor-pulling contests at fairs and at plowing contests. Guy also served as a St. Joseph County 4-H leader. He truly loved his family, and his life as a farmer, earning numerous awards for his efforts.

Surviving are his wife Betty Bullock, Three Rivers; daughters Christine (Carl) Carlisle of White Pigeon and Ellen (Al) Omo of Constantine; sons Garth (Lori) Bullock of Constantine and Norman (Donna) Bullock of Constantine; sister Eva Ann Snyder; 11 grandchildren, Jamie Wine, Bryan (Marielle) Bullock, Benjamin Bullock, David Omo, Amanda and Brandon Hemminway, Jenni Carlisle, Jeff (Amanda) Carlisle, Kori, Kyle and Trent Bullock; nine great-grandchildren, Noah, Cynthia and Mason Carlisle, Abbey and Alex Carlisle, Luke and Isabell Bullock, and Jasmine and Cody Wine.

He was preceded in death by his parents; brothers James and John Bullock; sister Beatrice Wolf; and great-granddaughter Zareta Wine.

Cremation has taken place. A memorial service will be held at 11 a.m. July 17 at Constantine United Methodist Church, with the Rev. Scott Manning officiating.

In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to Three Rivers Health Hospice, St. Joseph County 4-H or West Michigan Cancer Center, c/o Eley Funeral Homes, PO Box 27, Constantine, MI 49042.

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