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Gerald

McLaren

Pullin

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April 22, 2021

Gerald McLarn Pullin, 79, of 212 Mountain Lake Dr., died on his birthday, Thursday, April 22nd, 2021 at his residence. He was born April 22, 1942 in Bath County, the son of the late Roy Pullin and Geraldine Pullin Carpenter. In addition to his parents, he was proceeded in death by his two sons, Gerald M. Pullin Jr. and Robert T. Pullin; one sister, Carol Pullin Kern; a special uncle, Arnold Pullin; and his stepfather, Conway Carpenter. Mr. Pullin was a retired machinist at Westvaco and formerly at Hercules, Inc., in Research Triangle Park, NC. He also was a member of the Boiling Springs Fire and Rescue Department. Having served as Captain of the rescue squad and Vice President of the Local 675, Covington Papermakers Union. He was an avid hunter as well as a hunter safety instructor. Gerald considered himself a Christian and was very strong in his beliefs. He was a member of Christ United Methodist Church. Survived are his wife, of 58 years, June Henning Pullin; a daughter, Melissa (Eddie) Fields, of Edenton, N.C.; a son, Darek (Beth) Pullin, of Roanoke; Four grandchildren, Dustyn Fields, Breann (Sam) Evans, Olivia Pullin, and Ella Pullin; Two great-grandchildren, Ty Evans and Trot Evans; a brother, Roger (Shannon) Pullin, of Waynesboro; two sisters, Janet Anderson, of Waynesboro and Linda Burns, of Covington; a special uncle, Gene Pullin, of Covington; and a host of other extended family. A funeral service will be held Monday April 26th, 2021 at 2:00 PM at the graveside in Alleghany Memorial Park with Reverend Greg Kropff officiating. In keeping with the Covid-19 pandemic guidelines; you are asked to wear a mask and practice social distancing at all times while attending the visitation. Visitors are encouraged to stop by the funeral home prior to the service to view/sign the book. The family will receive their friends from 6:00 to 8:00 PM on Sunday at Arritt Funeral Home. In lieu of flowers, the family asks that memorial contributions in Mr. Pullin's name be made to St. Jude Children's Research Hospital, 501 St. Jude Place Memphis, TN 38105. Arritt Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Visitation Information Date: Sunday, April 25, 2021 Time: 4/25/21 06:00 pm - 4/25/21 08:00 pm Arritt Funeral Home Chapel Service Information Date: Monday, April 26, 2021 Time: 4/26/21 02:00 pm Alleghany Memorial Park Cemetery Information Date: Monday, April 26, 2021 Time: 4/26/21 02:00 pm Alleghany Memorial Park
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Jack Williams

Feb 28, 2024

Enjoyed the services in church playing piano for 5 years rest in peace, Pastor Debbie

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Robin Bartley Simmons

Feb 27, 2024

So Shocked, Mary (Angie) we grew up together and she was always a bright spot in my life, had not talked to her for a couple months. We always had fun in whatever we were doing. Prayers for the family, she loved her family so much. Love You My Dear Friend will never forget all our good times.

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Pearl bland

Feb 27, 2024

Iam so sorry to hear of your mom's passing, she will be missed prayers the family

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Lucinda brugh

Feb 27, 2024

She was a wonderful lady she loved her children and grandchildren and great grandchildren she will be missed gone but not forgotten

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Belinda Sively Fink

Feb 24, 2024

She was loved by all who knew her. She was a wonderful person and a great prayer warrior. I will miss her and her twin from now on.They lived in a Happy House.

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Sandra Brady

Feb 24, 2024

You were a special person in many people lives you will be missed my heart aches for you and your family. I loved you Todd.

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Leeanna Williams

Feb 23, 2024

Miss u alot,and great guy.

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Leeanna Williams

Feb 23, 2024

Miss u alot

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Marilyn Crowder and Ken

Feb 23, 2024

I have known Todd since he was young child in pre school programs…My son Ken and Todd have been friends since they were young..Todd will be greatly missed by his Special Olympic friends and family. Rest in peace Todd.

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Patricia Tabor

Feb 23, 2024

Todd will be deeply missed by everyone that knew him. He had a smile that everyone remembers! Our deepest sympathy to all 💐

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Crystal Marsh

Feb 23, 2024

So very sorry for your loss. Your in my thoughts and prayers. God bless

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Judy & Phillip White

Feb 23, 2024

Our Deepest Sympathy to each of the family & friends! You are in our thoughts & prayers!
June was a Precious, Beautiful Soul!

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