John Bullock (1928 - 2016)

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John Wesley Bullock
September 5, 1928 - September 6, 2016
Rev. John Wesley Bullock,age 88, went to be with his Lord and Savior on September 6, 2016.
John was born on September 5, 1928 to Harvey and Nellie Bullock in Fergus Falls, MN. He had 3 brothers and 1 sister. After leaving Fergus Falls, he attended Northwest Nazarene College where he met his future wife, Eunice Lintz. They were married on May 26, 1951. They served in ministry together in the Church of the Nazarene for 42 years. John also served on the Board of Regents for Northwest Nazarene College for eight years. He and Eunice have four children, Pam, Greg, Melodie and Scott. Eunice passed away in 1993. He married Esther Aaron in 1994.
John's ministry was not only inside the church building. He befriended people wherever he went. He loved to make people laugh and always had a joke to tell. A man with a beautiful tenor voice he loved music. His passion for hunting was unequaled. A natural athlete, he began playing golf when he was in college which became a profound outreach of his ministry on every golf course he played.
John is survived by his wife of 22 years, Esther, his brother Gordon Bullock and wife Barbara, his daughter Pam Nichols and husband Bill, son Greg and wife Jeanette, daughter Melodie Johnson and husband Ron, son Scott and wife Tami, stepsons Jerimee Aaron and wife Jessica, Robbie Aaron, Brandon Aaron and wife Jasmine and 13 grandchildren and 2 great-grandchildren, 2 nephews and 2 nieces.
A memorial service to celebrate John's life will be held at 3:30 p.m. on September 14, 2016 at Nampa First Church of the Nazarene, 601 16th Ave So, Nampa, ID.
A second memorial service will be held at 3:00 p.m. on September 18, 2016 at Tempe Church of the Nazarene, 3929 South Rural Rd, Tempe, AZ 85282.
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Published in Idaho Press Tribune on Sept. 11, 2016