Bulkley, Ulysses

Written by David Green.

Ulysses Taylor (Buck) Bulkley, 88, of rural Fayette, Ohio, died Aug. 24, 2010, after a short stay at Heartland of Wauseon.

He was born Dec. 15, 1921, in rural Wauseon at his grandparent’s home, the son of the late Gail and Sylvia (Taylor) Bulkley. He married Shirley Belknap, and she survives.

U.T. lived his life on the five-generation family farm which was mainly a dairy and crop operation. He served on the Chesterfield-Dover Board of Education. He was active at the East Chesterfield Christian Church, serving as an elder for more than 40 years. Over the years he also enjoyed his hobbies of woodworking, playing cards, golfing and bowling.

Besides his wife, Ulysses is survived by three daughters, Jan (and Harold) Townsend of Jensen Beach, Fla., Pat (and Dave) Bates of Monmouth, Ill., and Mary Jane (and Randy) Zeigler of Wauseon, Ohio; seven grandchildren; eight great-grandchildren; a sister, Barbara Johansen of Hemet, Calif.; and brother-in-law and sister-in-law, Jack and Ola Brink of Morenci, Mich.

Funeral services and a luncheon are planned at 11 a.m. Saturday, Sept. 18, 2010, at the East Chesterfield Christian Church. There will be no visitation and a private burial.

Memorial contributions may be made to the East Chesterfield Christian Church, or to a charity of the donor’s choice.

Arrangements were handled by Edgar-Grisier Funeral Home in Wauseon.

 

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