Earl Gilbert Pulley (obituary)
Contributor: jacani Created: 8 months ago Updated: 8 months ago
Our husband, father, grandfather, great-grandfather, and friend, Earl Gilbert Pulley, of Lindon, Utah, passed away September 16, 2004, at the Veterans Hospital in Salt Lake City, of an extended illness.
He was born December 2, 1930, in American Fork, Utah, the son of Mark Gilbert and Violet (Jeppson) Pulley. He attended schools in American Fork and graduated from American Fork High School. He married VeLoy Rodeback, January 13, 1951, in Lindon. Their marriage was later solemnized in the Salt Lake Temple. He served in the military during the Korean War. He later worked at The Development Center, Tooele Army Depot, and was a brick mason.
He is a member of the LDS Church. He served in various church callings, including the Elders Quorum Presidency, coaching Young Mens basketball for several years, and a home teacher.
He is survived by his wife, VeLoy, of Lindon; daughter, Vicky Lynn (Leslie) Phillips, of Elberta; Gilbert (Pam) Pulley, of Provo; Brent (Brenda) Pulley, of Lehi; sister, Verda (Gordon) Withers, of Riverton; 16 grandchildren and 15 great-grandchildren.
There will be a viewing, Sunday, September 19, 2004, from 6-8 p.m., at the Olpin Family Mortuary, 494 South 300 East, Pleasant Grove. Funeral services will be held Monday, September 20, 2004, at 11 a.m. at the Lindon 6th Ward Chapel, 56 East 600 North, where friends may call one hour prior to the service. Interment will be in the Lindon City Cemetery.