Bobby Joe Leon Bullard

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Bobby Joe Leon Bullard

July 19, 1940 - February 08, 2019

Bobby Joe Leon Bullard Bobby Joe Leon Bullard, of Morris, passed away on Friday, February 8, 2019, at the age of 78 years, 6 months, 20 days.
A funeral service will be held at 10:30 a.m. on Tuesday, February 12, at Morris Assembly of God Church, 206 North Hughes, officiated by the Rev. Richard Carender. Following a family luncheon at the church, entombment will be at 3 p.m. at Memory Gardens Memorial Park Cemetery in McAlester.
Pallbearers will be Kolton Bullard, Bart Nunes, Jessie Nunes, Terry McCormick, Tom Roberts, Buddy Lacey, Tracy Stacy and Cotton Rowland.
Honorary pallbearers will be Larry Jobe, John Grim, Gene Kaiser, Jerry Shoemake, Jay Argo, Johnny Shackelford, Jerry Shackelford, Danny Shackelford, James Smith, and Nelson Tanner.
Bobby was born on July 19, 1940, in McAlester, the oldest child of Jessie Francis Bullard and Frankie Arbency Hardy Bullard.
Bobby is survived by his wife of 60 years, Barbara J Bullard; his daughter, Debra Lynne Richardson and husband, Terry, of Elmore City; his son, Mark David Bullard, of Gallatin, Tennessee; two grandchildren, Kaileigh Nicole Bullard, of Nashville, Tennessee, and Kolton Clark Bullard, of Gallatin, Tennessee, and their mother, Gayle Bullard, of Gallatin, Tennessee.
Bobby is also survived by three sisters, Cheryl Nunes and Bart, of Morris, Gail McCormick and husband, Terry, of Morris, and Wanda Pivarnik-Bain and husband, Larry, of Topeka, Kansas, and one brother, Jimmy Bullard, of Morris. He is also survived by eight nieces; three nephews, and a host of cousins, great-nieces, great-nephews and friends.
Bobby was preceded in death by his parents, Jessie and Frankie Bullard; niece, Dena Rae McCormick; nephew, Jimmy Bullard Jr., and brother-in-law, Jerry Pivarnik.
Bobby graduated from McAlester High School in 1958 and attended Oklahoma State University Tech in Okmulgee. He then started his 35 year career as a telephone repairman for GTE.
Bobby loved to play baseball and to compete in calf roping and team roping. In 1980, Bobby began training race horses. For the next 20 years he trained numerous paint and quarter horse winners.
He loved to travel and had the opportunity to visit Hawaii, Alaska, New Zealand, and Australia with his wife, Barbara. He also enjoyed watching his granddaughter, Kaileigh, perform and grandson, Kolton, play sports.
An avid sports fan, Bobby watched hours of baseball, football, rodeo and mixed martial arts.
He was a longtime member of Morris Assembly of God Church, Communication Workers of America, American Quarter Horse Association and American Paint Horse Association. He was a former member of the International Rodeo Association.
In lieu of flowers, donations to family (Fallis) missionaries can be made online at or mailing a check made out to Assemblies of God World Missions, 32811 Clearwater Court, Magnolia, TX, 77354.
Published on February 11, 2019
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Monday February 11, 2019

4:00 PM - 7:00 PM

Morris Assembly of God Church

206 North Hughes Avenue, Morris, OK, USA

Funeral service

Tuesday February 12, 2019

10:30 AM - 11:30 AM

Morris Assembly of God Church

206 North Hughes Avenue, Morris, OK, USA

Graveside service

Tuesday February 12, 2019

3:00 PM - 3:30 PM

Memory Gardens Memorial Park Cemetery

25 Cemetery Road, McAlester, OK, USA


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DeLoyce Patterson
Feb 12, 2019
I graduated with Bobby and remember him attending our class reunions. I know he will be missed by his family and his church.