Phillip Pulley

Obituary of Phillip Alfred Pulley

Phillip Alfred Pulley, 90, of Lawson, Missouri, passed away on Wednesday June 1, 2022, after suffering a stroke. He was born on Friday August 28, 1931 in Amity, Missouri, the son of the late Truman and the late Ada (née Whitsell) Pulley. after graduating from Union Star high school in 1949, he enlisted in the Air Force during the Korean War, serving a total of four years. He spent two and a half years stationed at Nagoya Air Force Base in Japan. After completing his tour of duty, he left the Air Force and began his collegiate studies at the University of Georgia. After a few semesters he transferred back home to the University of Missouri. Upon graduation he got a job in North Carolin as a meat grader. Eventually, he returned to Missouri where he began employment with the University of Missouri working as a County Agent. Ultimately, he would pursue a Master's Degree in animal science and began his career as a livestock specialist for the University of Missouri. On October 15, 1961, he married Iletta Faye Swartz of Clarksdale, Missouri, whom he had known since childhood. Phil and Iletta went on to have three children: Glenn, Mark, and Deanne. After retiring in 1992, Phil spent his time gardening, traveling and babysitting his granddaughter. Phil was preceded in death by his parents: Truman and Ada Pulley. He is survived by his wife: Iletta; his sisters: Lee Hawkins and Sue Camarillo; his children, their spouses, and grandchildren: Glenn (Joyce) Pulley (son), Timothy Pulley (grandson), Britianny (Jake) Freitas (granddaughter), Keerie Freitas (great-granddaughter); Mark Pulley (son); Deanne (James) Weber (daughter), Janelle Weber (granddaughter). Visitation will be held on Saturday, Jun 11, 2022, from 2:00 to 4:00 PM at Hidden Valley Funeral Home of Lawson. Due to unforeseen circumstances, the Funeral for Phillip Pulley has been cancelled. There will be a private burial for family only at a later date. Services will be officiated by Pastor Joel Mitchell.
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Saturday
11
June

Visitation

2:00 pm - 4:00 pm
Saturday, June 11, 2022
Hidden Valley Funeral Home of Lawson
412 N Raum Street
Lawson, Missouri, United States
816-580-3000
Sunday
12
June

Funeral

2:00 pm
Sunday, June 12, 2022
This Service has been cancelled
HV
HV, Missouri, United States
This Service has been Cancelled.
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