John Lucas Bullion Jr., 83, of North Wilkesboro passed away Tuesday, May 12, 2020, at his home.

A private graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, May 16, 2020, at Elk Creek Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery in Sparta, with the Rev. David Jones and the Rev. Mark Hollar officiating. Burial will be in Elk Creek Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery.

John was born Jan. 9, 1937, in Carroll County, Va., to John Lucas Bullion Sr. and Hazel Lula Cain Bullion. He served in the U.S. Army and was a member of Baptist Home Baptist Church. He retired from Lowe’s Home Improvement.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his wife, Shirley Ann Sanders Bullion, and a brother, Ralph Cain.

He is survived by a daughter, Teresa Bullion and husband, Chris Duncan, of Statesville; a son, John Jeffrey Bullion and wife, Jody, of Ekalaka, Mont.; three grandchildren, Gwyneth Williams, John Williams and Kelli Carroll; a brother, Cecil Ray Bullion of Galax, Va.; and a special friend, Pod Wyatt of North Wilkesboro.

In lieu of flowers, memorials may be made to Samaritan’s Purse, P.O. Box 3000, Boone, N.C. 28607 or Baptist Home Baptist Church, 2367 Sparta Road, North Wilkesboro, N.C. 28659.

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