Earl Ray “Buddy” Bullock

Published 8:17 am Wednesday, September 1, 2021

Funeral services for Mr. Earl Ray “Buddy” Bullock were held at 11 a.m., Thursday, Aug. 26, 2021, at Victory Baptist Church.  Mr. Bullock, age 75, passed away from this life on Sunday, Aug. 22, 2021, at his residence in Bassfield, .  Rev. Jim Roberson officiated.  Interment followed in Double Church Cemetery.

Saulters Moore Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements. 

Serving as Pallbearers were Jacob Hughes, Josh Hughes, Justin Reddoch, Nolan Bullock, Boone Roney and Chris Carver.  Greg Brinson served as an Honorary Pallbearer.

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Earl Ray “Buddy” Bullock was born on Feb. 19, 1946 in Bassfield, to Ernest Noland and Hazel Martin Bullock.  An avid outdoorsman, Buddy enjoyed fishing and farming.  Having a great passion for flying airplanes, Buddy was a retired company pilot for MDR Powerline Construction; he also flew planes for the MG Dyess Company as well as others.  The love of his life was his sweetheart, Lillian Bullock, who passed away in June of this year.  Buddy and Lillian had many happy years together.  They enjoyed their family, being out among their neighbors in the community and eating out in restaurants regularly.  

Buddy was preceded in death by his wife, Lillian Bass Bullock; his parents, Ernest Noland and Hazel Bullock; two sisters, Jewell Brinson and Karen Weldy and one granddaughter, Kaylin Brook Reddoch.

Mr. Bullock is survived by two sons, Quinn Bullock of Bassfield and Howard Reddoch Jr. (Kristi) of Bassfield;  two daughters, Susan Roney (Joe) of Sumrall and Fran Graves (Hilton) of Bassfield and brother, Ricky Bullock of Bassfield. Buddy also leaves behind nine grandchildren, Jacob Hughes, Josh Hughes, Justin Reddoch, Taylor Reddoch, Nolan Bullock, Sara Bullock, Chris Carver, Boone Roney and Justin Graves; three great-grandchildren, Lily Beth Hughes, Jaxon Graves and Hasel Graves.

Visitation was Thursday, Aug. 26, 2021, from 10 a.m. until the hour of service at Victory Baptist Church.

Online condolences and a guest registry are available at www. saultersmoorefuneralhome.com