Charles Irvin Bulls

Published 1:00 pm Saturday, December 15, 2018

FRANKLIN — Charles Irvin Bulls, 87, widower of Doris Perkins Bulls, passed away on Dec. 14, 2018, at Lake Prince Woods in Suffolk.

Charles Irvin Bulls

He was born in Southampton County, a son of the late Charlie Watkins Bulls and Pauline Powell Bulls, and was predeceased by his great-grandson, Travis Allen “T.J.” Mahony Jr., and brothers-in-law, Lee Tolliver and Ray Haynie.

Charles was a retired farmer and a retired National Guardsman with 20 years of service.

He was a member of Black Creek Baptist Church, a former choir member and member of the Men’s Bible Class.

Charles was a 50-year member of the Black Creek Burdette Ruritan Club.

Survivors include two daughters, Lynne B. Greco (George) and Kelly Rose Bunch; two grandchildren, Jessica L. Chaney (Mark) and Amanda B. Mahony (Travis;) two great-grandchildren, Bailey Rae Mahony and Emily Marie Chaney; three sisters, Anne B. Gardner (Jesse Jr.,) Sandra Haynie and Brenda B. Tolliver; one brother, Samuel W. Bulls (Patricia); and numerous cousins, nieces and nephews.

The funeral will be at 2 p.m. on Monday, Dec. 17, in Black Creek Baptist Church with the Rev. Curtis Faison officiating. Burial will follow in the church cemetery.

The family will receive friends from 2 to 4 p.m. on Sunday in Wright Funeral Home.

Memorial donations may be made to the Black Creek Baptist Church Building Fund.