David T. Bullard

June 8, 1958 - October 11, 2014
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David T. Bullard, 56, of Poplar Grove, died Saturday, October 11, 2014 in Rockford Memorial Hospital from injuries received in a vehicle accident. Dave was born June 8, 1958 in Belvidere, Illinois; the son of Frank and Kay (Reimer) Bullard. Dave was thoughtful, generous, and lived for his family. He graduated from North Boone High School, Class of 1976. Dave married Terri Anderson in Belvidere, Illinois on July 22, 1978. He was lifelong Farmer and was also an Owner-Operator of Bull Run Farms. He was employed by Ralston’s Grain for many years. Dave was a member of Poplar Grove United Methodist Church. He was a volunteer fireman for North Boone District #3 for 21 years. He enjoyed hunting, fishing, and all that Mother Nature had to offer. Dave was a steward of the land and always left things better than he found them. He was a proud “Papa” who found renewed vigor from the lives of his grandsons.
He is survived by wife, Terri, of Poplar Grove; two children, Kristin (John) Merrick of Rockford; Matthew (Kara) Bullard, of Poplar Grove; four grandsons, Drake and Lucas Merrick and Blake and Benjamin Bullard; “number two son”, Joel (Ashley) Reirich, of Caledonia, Illinois; loving German Shepherd, “Sascha”; parents, Frank and Kay Bullard, Poplar Grove; two brothers, Dennis (Peggy) Bullard, of Loves Park, Illinois; Dwight (Kari) Bullard, Oakdale, Minnesota; a sister, Kimberly Williams, of Rockford; paternal grandmother, Loretta Case, and numerous nieces, nephews and other relatives and friends. Preceded in death by his biological father, Lawrence Case; sister, Carolyn Case, “special angels” Benjamin and Marlee Bullard, and maternal and paternal grandparents.

Funeral service 11:00 a.m., Friday, October 17, 2014 in Poplar Grove United Methodist Church with the Rev. Christopher Druce Jones, officiating. Burial in Poplar Grove Cemetery. Visitation at the church from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Thursday, October 16, 2014. A memorial to be established at a later date. Arrangements by Anderson Funeral and Cremation Services at Buck-Wheeler-Hyland Chapel 218 W. Hurlbut Av. Belvidere, Illinois. To express condolences online, please visit www.AndersonFCS.com

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Visitation Information

Date: Thursday, October 16, 2014

Time: 4:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Poplar Grove United Methodist Church

Address:

105 E. Grove Street, Poplar Grove, IL, 61065

Visitation at the Poplar Grove United Methodist Church from 4:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Thursday, October 16, 2014.


Service Information

Date: Friday, October 17, 2014

Time: 11:00 am - 12:00 pm

Poplar Grove United Methodist Church

Address:

105 E. Grove Street, Poplar Grove, IL, 61065

Funeral service 11:00 a.m., Friday, October 17, 2014 in Poplar Grove United Methodist Church with the Rev. Christopher Druce Jones, officiating. Burial in Poplar Grove Cemetery.


 

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Born: June 8, 1958
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Amber and Dave Dill posted on 10/14/14

So truly sorry for your loss....His memory will live on....

 

Bruce Gerloff posted on 10/20/14

Dear Terri & Family, Please accept my deepest sympathy for your loss. Will keep you in my thoughts & prayers.

 

Norm & Sandy Stimes posted on 10/17/14

Prayers to all of your family in this very difficult time.

 

Mike n Mari Ward posted on 10/17/14

Terri, Kay, Frank and families - our deepest sympathy for your loss

 

Dolores Behrens - from Dr. Malaker's office posted on 10/16/14

Frank & Kay-My sympathy to you & your family at this most difficult time. Will keep you in my thoughts & prayers.

 

Nova [Larson] Quigley posted on 10/16/14

May God hold you close to him at this time and in the coming days and months and times. As you are feeling “Oh God, I am shattered, my heart lies open and wounded,” may you also feel God is WITH YOU.

 

Cliff & Sue Kreger posted on 10/15/14

Prayers and love to Dave's family.

 

Amy Hopperstad posted on 10/15/14

i am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with all of you.

 

Ang Daniels posted on 10/15/14

So sorry to hear of Dave's passing he was a great person and will be missed by many.

 

RJ & Roberta Daniels posted on 10/15/14

Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this very difficult time.

 

John and JoAnne Huftalin posted on 10/15/14

Terri and the entire Bullard family, no words, no many or how spoken, can express your grief, nor feel how very inadequate we all feel. We are so very sorry, and wish you strength and courage in this tragic time in your lives,

 

Patrick Murphy posted on 10/15/14

Good people will never be forgotten, Dave was a good man.

 

Dan & Cathy Flynn posted on 10/15/14

Thinking of all of you and your loss.

 

Terry and Linda Trimble posted on 10/15/14

So sorry for your loss. prayers!!!

 

Carol Krupke posted on 10/14/14

May the comfort from God, family and friends give you strength to get through these difficult times. Many prayers and thoughts are with the Bullard families, relatives and friends.

 

Jodi (Bristol) Wolf posted on 10/14/14

Teri and family, I am so very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

 

Ellen Hanusa Wonderlin posted on 10/31/14

Dwight and family, I was sorry to learn about the loss of your brother. All who heard the news at Luther's homecoming were saddened by the news. May you and all your loved ones feel God's presence and love in the days ahead.

 

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