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Robert Pullien


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Robert Pullien Obituary
Pullien, Robert
1943 - 2018
Robert "Bob" L. Pullien, age 74, born May 17, 1943 in Columbus, Ohio, departed this life January 2, 2018. A graduate East High School, Bob served in the U.S. Navy and worked as a broadcast media personality for WLWC-Channel 4, WBNS-10TV, and WBBY radio. He later transitioned to a career with the Private Industry Council and CVS where he created job training programs. Preceded in death by son Derick Lamont Pullien, father Jessie L. Pullien, mother Lucille L. Jones Pullien, brother Jessie L. Pullien, mother-in-law Willa Starks-McCray, and brother-in-law Albert H. Starks, Jr. Survived by devoted wife Brenda Starks-Pullien; children, Wilbert W. Brown, Jr., Kevin-Jamal (Clinetta) Muhammad, Troy Jones and Tony Jones; grandchildren, Jamilah Imani Muhammad, Aliyah Imani Muhammad and Ayesha Imani Muhammad; siblings, Barbara Pullien (James) Jackson, Bernard L. Pullien (Genelle), Patricia L. Pullien and Terri L. (Steven) Allen; sister-in-law Regina (Allan) Rouse; earth sisters, Johnnie Mae Hearns, Frances James (Eugene) Brown, Vernadine C. Pickens, Teri Halloway and Shirley Mayfield Butler; earth brother Thomas Kirtley; and a host of nieces, nephews, cousins, and friends. Celebration of Life 11 a.m., Tuesday, January 9, 2018 at First Church of God, 3480 Refugee Rd., where his family will receive friends from 10 a.m. until the start of service. Interment Forest Lawn Memorial Gardens. Arrangements entrusted to DIEHL-WHITTAKER FUNERAL SERVICE, 720 E. Long St. Condolences may be expressed to the Pullien family at www.diehl-whittaker.com/obits.
Published in The Columbus Dispatch on Jan. 7, 2018
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