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Eddie Bullock

Eddie Bullock

Eddie H. Bullock, 76, of Marissa, IL; born on May 5, 1940 in Centertown, KY; passed away on Sunday, August 28, 2016 at Memorial Hospital in Belleville, IL.

Eddie was a deacon a Faith Baptist Church. He was a long time scout and former Cub master of Pack 327. He was a retired coal miner. Eddie was an avid Kentucky Wildcats fan. He was also an avid fishman.

He was preceded in death by his parents – Hulon and Josephine, nee Boone, Bullock. Two sons – Anthony “Tony” Bullock and Terry Lynn Bullock.

He is survived by his wife – Ruth V., nee McCoy, Bullock whom he married on December 12, 1959 in Echols, KY. His daughters – Penny (Jerry) Coerver of Sedalia, MO; Robin Geralds of Marissa, IL; Brooke Bullock of Marissa, IL. His son – Chad Bullock of Nashville, IL. His grandchildren – Michael (Cheryl) Promesberger; Jeremy Bullock; Whitney Bullock; Dustin Johnson; Erica Johnson; Stephanie (Rusty) Trammell; Christopher (Bre) Geralds; Alayna Bullock; Berkley Bullock; Parker Bullock; Bristol Bullock; Terry Miller; Chelsey Hoffman; Jon Hoffman. His great-grandchildren – Chase Bullock; Anthony Bullock; Zachery Johnson; Cherry Humphries; Devyn Bolden; Rashad Robinson; Austin Laythum; Xavier Trammel; Rose Trammel. One great-great grandson – Chance Bullock. His sisters – Betty (V.T.) Brigance of Centertown, KY; Bonnie (Tony) Geary of Hartford, KY; LyFronda Doolin of Maceo, KY. His brothers –Freddie (Vivian) Bullock of Centertown, KY; Wayne (Ruth D.) Bullock of Beaver Dam, KY.

Condolences to the family may be expressed at

Memorials may be made to Cub Scout Pack 327.

Visitation: Friends may call at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL on Wednesday, August 31, 2016 from 4:00pm to 8:00pm and on Thursday, September 1, 2016 from 4:00pm to 6:00pm. The family requests that those in attendance wear Wildcats or blue and white attire in memory of Eddie.

Funeral: Services will be held at Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL on Thursday, September 1, 2016 at 6:00pm with Rev. Tom Toenjes officiating.

Interment will be held at Small Hause Cemetery in Centertown, KY.

Heil-Schuessler Funeral Home in Marissa, IL is in charge of arrangements.

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  1. Administrator says:

    So sorry for your loss. Eddie was a very exceptional gentleman who was wonderful with kids. He will be greatly missed. Heaven received a wonderful person. Rip

    Posted by: Jamie Harvey – Coulterville, IL – Acquaintance Aug 29, 2016

  2. Administrator says:

    Thoughts and prayers

    Posted by: Eric & Stacy Fite – Sedalia, MO Aug 30, 2016

  3. Administrator says:

    Thoughts and Prayers to all Eddie’s family and friends, classmate to Freddie at Centertown High School. Deepest Sympathy to all. God Bless each and everyone.

    Posted by: Dana Hoskins warhurst – herscher, IL Aug 30, 2016

  4. Administrator says:

    So sorry for your loss! My thoughts & prayers are with you all especially Brooke & Chad.

    Posted by: Stacy (Wegener) Morgan – Belleville, IL Aug 30, 2016

  5. Administrator says:

    My condolences to the family. All three of my sons were in Scouts with Eddie. He was a very caring person who took great interest in the scouts, no matter what age they were. Lots of fond memories. Thank you Eddie for your love, care, interest and patience!

    Posted by: Melanie (Wayland) Jensen – Camdenton, MO – Friend Aug 30, 2016

  6. Administrator says:

    ed was a very good friend of mine that I worked with.he was always very friendly and a hard worker down in the coal mine. he will surely be missed by all. charles

    Posted by: charles whitlow – new athens, IL – Coworker Aug 30, 2016

  7. Administrator says:

    So sorry for the loss of a great man. Eddie was a very generous man passionate about the Scouting program. He always had a smile on his face. He was a true is pirating to any young man who had the pleasure of his mentoring in the Scouting program. He truly made a difference in this world. He will be missed but never forgotten! RIP Eddie!.

    Posted by: Gail Cockrell – New Athens, IL – Friend Aug 30, 2016

  8. Administrator says:

    Ruth our thoughts and prayers are with you and all your family at this time…

    Posted by: Betty Maddox Sublett – Rockport, KY – Friend Aug 31, 2016

  9. Administrator says:

    This kind, patient, humble man made such an impact on so many young boy’s lives. He was an unheralded example of service to his country and community. My thoughts and prayers are with Eddie’s family. He will be missed.

    Posted by: Marjorie Wayland – Lenzburg, IL Aug 31, 2016

  10. Administrator says:

    Prayers for your family.

    Posted by: Alton & Marquita Crowe – Beaver Dam, KY – Friend Aug 31, 2016

  11. Administrator says:

    Robin and entire family- So sorry for your loss. I know what you’re going through especially since i just lost my mother.Just think of all the good memories your dad left you with and it will help you get through it. My prayers are with you all.

    Posted by: Becky Gregory – Marissa, IL – Friend Aug 31, 2016

  12. Administrator says:

    Thoughts and prayers for family and friends Bonnie and Wayne

    Posted by: Terry Rowe – Port Irange, FL – Friend Sep 01, 2016

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