Mt. Vernon Register-News

Obituaries

May 23, 2013

Gary Bullock

Gary Lee Bullock, of St. James, Mo., passed away at his home on Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013. He was 64 years, 8 months and 11 days of age.

Gary Lee Bullock was born on May 30, 1948, to his parents, David Sherman and Esther (Owens) Bullock. Gary Bullock was united in marriage to Debbie Dillon on Jan. 2, 1971, in St. James, Mo.

Gary Bullock attended Mt. Vernon High School in Mt. Vernon. He received his bachelor of science degree from Rolla School of Mines in 1971. Gary and Debbie lived in Illinois for five years and Gary was employed as a civil engineer for Peabody coal, Illinois E.P.A. and also Blankenship Engineering. In 1976, Gary moved to St. James, Mo. and worked for Emmett Dillon in clay mining. He later purchased that business and operated Dillon Clay Mining until his retirement in December of 2012.

Gary was a Christian and a member of First Baptist Church in St. James, Mo. Gary had the spiritual gift of administration and a desire to help people. He used his gift to help people in need. He helped found the St. James Caring Center and served on that board until 2012. He helped organize and worked on mission trips to Belize, Kentucky, Arkansas and Camp David of the Ozarks. He served on the bank board of Peoples Bank of Cuba and had also served on the board of St. James Golf Course. He helped organize the building of the Recreation Center at Nelson Hart Park. He loved to hunt, fish, golf, ride Harley Davidson and in recent years liked to do cowboy shooting.

Gary Bullock is survived by his wife of the home, Debbie (Dillon) Bullock; one daughter, Anne Dillon Crousore and husband Josiah of Columbia, Mo.; one son, Fred Matthew Bullock and wife Amanda of Owensville, Mo.; five grandchildren, Lucas, Audra, Archer, Colin and Alexandria; mother, Esther Bullock of Mt. Vernon; and mother-in-law, Beda Dillon. Gary will be sadly missed by all who knew and loved him.

Text Only
Obituaries
  • 7-29 obit verla richardson Verla Richardson Verla J. Richardson, 64, of McLeansboro, died at 8:15 p.m. Saturday, July 26 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Ind.She was born Feb. 17, 1950, in McLeansboro, the daughter of Millage and Edith (Essary) Thompson. She married Merle Langley, who prec

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • 7-29 obit ethel hardig Ethel Hardig Ethel Louise Hardig, 55, of Mt. Vernon, died at 4:48 a.m. Saturday, July 26, 2014, at her home.She was born on March 8, 1959, in Champaign, the daughter of Fred Arnold and Dollie May (Kingston) Wheeler.She attended Unity High School in Tolono and rec

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • 7-29 obit leon bennett Leon Bennett Leon Bennett, 66, of Xenia, passed away at 2:14 a.m. Friday, July 25, 2014, at his home.Leon was born July 8, 1948, in Johnsonville, a son of Ferman Luther and Dororthy Dorene (Burgess) Bennett. He married Charlotte Sue Caudle on May 3, 1969, in Xeni

    July 29, 2014 1 Photo

  • verla richardson.jpg Verla Richardson

    Verla J. Richardson, 64, of McLeansboro, died at 8:15 p.m. Saturday, July 26 at Deaconess Hospital in Evansville, Ind.

    July 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • Ethel Hardig.jpg Ethel Hardig

    Ethel Louise Hardig, 55, of Mt. Vernon, died at 4:48 a.m. Saturday, July 26, 2014, at her home.

    July 28, 2014 1 Photo

  • 7-26 obit gene davis Burrell "Gene" Davis Burrell Eugene “Gene” Davis, 86, of Mt. Vernon, died at 6 a.m. Friday, July 25, 2014, at Mt. Vernon Countryside Manor in Mt. Vernon.Mr. Davis was a retired Illinois Bell Telephone employee for forty years, ending his career as the state safety direct

    July 26, 2014 1 Photo

  • 7-26 obit rodney lipe Rodney Lipe Rodney James Lipe, 76, of Mt. Vernon, died 2:40 a.m. Friday, July 25, 2014, at Mt. Vernon Countryside Manor in Mt. Vernon. He was born Friday, April 29, 1938, in Jacksonville, the son of James A. and Ida Mae Lipe.Rodney worked as a laborer in area oi

    July 26, 2014 1 Photo

  • 7-26 obit marshall cross Marshall Cross, Jr. Marshall Marion Cross, Jr., 74, of Belle Rive, went to be with Jesus at 3:35 p.m. Thursday, July 24, 2014, at his home in Belle Rive.He was born Friday, Sept. 15, 1939, in Mt. Vernon, the son of Marshall Marion Cross, Sr. and Lena A. (Sneed) Cross. H

    July 26, 2014 1 Photo

  • 7-25 obit donna dammrich Donna Dammrich Donna Marie Dammrich, of Potosi, Mo., departed this life on July 19, 2014, having reached the age of fifty three years, five months and three days.She was born on Feb. 16, 1961, in Honolulu, a daughter to Elmo Kebodeaux and the late Marlys Daley Kebo

    July 25, 2014 1 Photo

  • Karen Kirk Karen L. Kirk, 59, of Mt. Vernon, died 2:32 p.m. Wednesday, July 23, 2014, at Good Samaritan Regional Health Center in Mt. Vernon. She was born Sunday, Sept. 12, 1954, in Granite City, the daughter of Maxie Millan and Beulah Fern (Shell) Sanders. She

    July 25, 2014

Twitter Updates
Facebook
Stocks