John Golden Bullock, Sr.

John Golden Bullock, Sr., age 89, of Woodstock, Virginia died Saturday, May 18, 2013 at Winchester Medical Center.

Mr. Bullock was born August 4, 1923 in St. Mary’s County, Maryland, the son of John P. and Maude (Annie) Bowles Bullock.  He was a graduate of Margaret Brent High School class of   ’43.  Mr. Bullock served in the U.S. Army during WWII and was awarded the Purple Heart.


Mr. Bullock was an owner and operator of several dry cleaning establishments for over 50 years.  He was a member for many years of the Lion’s Club, American Legion, and found great comfort in his Catholic faith.  In recent years, John enjoyed his many friendships made at the Shenandoah County Senior Center and Pine Meadow Adult Home.


He was preceded in death by his wife, Mary Rose Redmond Bullock.


Surviving are his six children, John G. (Jack) Bullock, Jr. and    partner Linda of Woodstock, Va., Karen L. Shapcott and husband Tom of Staunton, Va., James K. Bullock and wife Loretta of White Post, Va., Rose M. Fairman and husband Don of Berryville, Va., Joseph A. Bullock and wife Tammy of Leesburg, Va., and Thomas A. Bullock and wife Yvette of Woodstock, Va;  twelve  grandchildren, John G. Bullock III, Joshua S. Izzillo, Isaac M. Izzillo, James B. (Ben) Bullock, Toni M. Nutter, Travis D. Fairman, Samuel R. Fairman, Nickole L. Hackney,  Michael J. Bullock, Justine M. Bullock, Thomas A. Bullock and Kaitlyn M. Bullock; five great grandchildren Kelcie N. Izzillo, Ian J. Izzillo, Taylor N. Hackney, Camryn R. Hackney, and Kyren J. Hackney.


The family will receive friends on Tuesday May 21 from 6:00-8:00 PM at Dellinger Funeral Home in Woodstock, VA.


A mass will be conducted at 11:00 AM on Wednesday May 22 at St. John Bosco’s Catholic Church in Woodstock, VA.   Interment will be held at Sunset View Memorial immediately following the service.


Pallbearers will be John’s grandsons.


Memorial donations can be made to your local American Red Cross or American Legion.

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