Harold (H.) Edwin Pulliam, age 86, of Chaplin, KY passed away at 10:14 p.m., Monday, Nov. 1, 2021, at his home surrounded by family. A native of Nelson County, he was born on April 2, 1935, to the late Harold Black and Goldie Jane Jenkins Pulliam. Survivors include his wife, Barbara Bertram Pulliam; seven children, Eddie (Dana) Pulliam, Cheri Pulliam (Keith Clark), Mitzi Pulliam Early, Monica (Mike) Henning, Lori (Ricky) Goff, Amanda (Moogie) Linton and Chad Weakley; six grandchildren, Lauren (Codhi) Logsdon, Andrew Pulliam, Carlee (Jon) Banks, Hailee Hill, Ariane (Josey) Wells and Evan Weakley; a brother, Warren (Janice) Pulliam; a sister, Frieda Borders and two nephews, Kerry (Stacy) Pulliam and Darren (Trisha) Pulliam. Edwin graduated from Bloomfield High School in 1953, and attended Western Kentucky State College (Western Kentucky University), before embarking on a career in banking following his father's footsteps. He served in numerous positions in Louisville, Springfield and Chaplin, Kentucky, having established the first bank holding company of Peoples State Bank before retiring from banking. He was a state bank examiner in the 60's before settling in to serve the communities of Nelson and Washington Counties. After retiring from banking, he went on to drive a commercial commuter coach service from Cincinnati to Buffalo, New York, for ten years where he was known as "The Southern Gentleman" and was respected for his utmost courtesy and exceptional service. After retiring from that he began a sixteen-year adventure driving a school bus for Nelson County Schools. Funeral services were held at 2:00 p.m., Thursday, November 4 at the Carey & Son Funeral Home with Bro. Ronnie Hupp, officiating. Burial was in the High View Cemetery at Chaplin. Serving as pallbearers were Keith Clark, Mike Henning, Andrew Pulliam, Moogie Linton, Darren Pulliam and Kerry Pulliam. Carey & Son Funeral Home was in charge of arrangements.
Published by The Springfield Sun from Nov. 10 to Nov. 16, 2021.