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Robert L. Bullock

March 1, 2019
Robert  L. Bullock
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Obituary for Robert L. Bullock

Robert L. (Bob) Bullock, Cowboy Bob left on his final Pack trip on Friday March 1st, 2019. Bob passed at his granddaughter's home in Santa Maria, Ca., with his wife and family members at his bedside.

His first wife Laura preceded Bob in death. His current wife, Shirley Bullock, sons and wives, Robert & Rosemarie Bullock, Rickey & Christine Bullock, survives him. Step children, Sally & Bob Byard, Scott & Maggie Moore, Gail & Ernie Grubb, Dale & Kelly Moore. Grand children Jennifer Bullock, Justin Bullock & Susanne Tilly, Great Grandchildren, Mikayla & Hunter Bullock.

Bob worked as a cowboy on many ranches in California, Arizona, Nevada, and Oregon. Later on he got into raising hogs, chickens, and his own cattle. Getting into the food service industry, he started with buying a small company in the San Luis Obispo area called PMK, later Glenn Webb and Company (Glencoe), then sold to Sysco Foods. After retiring he returned to his first love being a cowboy, and running his pack string in the Sierra's, Central Coast, and Northeastern Oregon.

During WW2 Bob enlisted in the U.S. Coast Guard. Bob served in the major theaters of war with the Transportation Command on the General H. F. Hodges (AP 144). Delivering troops to the fronts and bringing them home after the end of hostilities. In recognition of his involvement in WW2 Bob was escorted to the WW2 monument in Washington, D.C. by his two sons on an Honor Flight with other WW2 Veterans.

Private services will be at a later date, in lieu of flowers, please make a donation to Dignity Health Hospice of Santa Maria or Honor Flight of the Central Coast.


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