P.O. Box 506, 943 Highway 425 North, Monticello, AR71655

William "Bud" Calvin Bulloch
July 26, 1935 - September 19, 2022

William "Bud" Calvin Bulloch

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William ''Bud'' Calvin Bulloch, age 87, of Monticello, Arkansas passed away Monday, September 19, 2022, at CHI St. Vincent in Little Rock, Arkansas. He was born July 26, 1935, in Monticello, Arkansas to the late Samuel Bowden Bulloch and Montre Elizabeth Joyce Bulloch. Bud was a very active member in the First Baptist Church of Monticello. He graduated from Arkansas A & M in 1957 with a degree in business administration and built a successful career in insurance and real estate. From 1957 to 1969, Bud worked for the Hartford Insurance Company, beginning as a management trainee before becoming a state agent. He spent two years in corporate planning at the company's home office in Hartford, Connecticut, and was transferred to Dallas where he served as an underwriting manager, then became an assistant regional manager in Baltimore. Bud returned to Monticello in 1969 to found Bulloch Insurance and Real Estate and built the company into one of the most successful in southeast Arkansas. Bud has held numerous civic leadership roles in Monticello. He was a member of the board of directors for Commercial Bank, served two terms as president of the Chamber of Commerce, six years as a member and two as president of the board of directors of Drew Memorial Hospital, and 20 years of the Southeast Arkansas Health Foundation. He is a former Rotary District Governor and former member of the Arkansas Industrial Development Commission. He received the University of Arkansas at Monticello Alumni Award for Achievement and merit. He was also appointed by President Bill Clinton to the Arkansas Industrial Development Commission. He and his business partner, Rick Simpson started three nursing home businesses in 1998; Monette Manor, Harrisburg Properties and Woodbriar. Family always came first with Bud. He was a loving and devoted husband for 55 years. His three granddaughters were the apple of his eye. If he wasn't with family he was at work. He worked seven days a week up until he became ill. Bud was an avid hunter and spent much of his time at his 133-year-old family farm in Collins. He loved driving his tractor and watching the cotton, soybeans, and corn grow.
Bud is preceded in death by his parents and one sister, Martha Kathryn Bulloch. He is survived by his wife of 55 years, Carole Bulloch; daughters, Elizabeth Carole Burnett (Scott), Sarah Christina Bulloch; granddaughters, Clara Joyce Bulloch, Montre Elizabeth Burnett, and Grace Louise Burnett; niece Ann Joyce Mosley Neeley and nephew James ''Jim'' Woodson Mosley, Jr. and his best friend Lady.
Visitation will be Saturday, September 24, 2022, from 6:00 " 8:00 p.m. in the Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Chapel. Funeral Services will be Sunday, September 25, 2022, at 3:00 p.m. at First Baptist Church in Monticello. Family burial will follow in Collins Cemetery. You can sign Bud's guestbook page at www.stephensondearman.com.


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Visitation
Visitation
Saturday, September 24, 2022
from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
Stephenson-Dearman Funeral Home
943 Highway 425 North
Monticello, AR  71655
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Service
Funeral Service
Sunday, September 25, 2022
at 3:00 p.m.
First Baptist Church
413 N. Main
Monticello, AR  71655
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Interment
Collins Cemetery
Hwy 35 E.
Collins, AR  71634
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Condolences(38)

  1. Peggy Orr
    To the family of William "BUD" Bullock,
    I share my sincere condolences. He was as stated before a true southern gentleman, and a honorable man. Word cannot express the deep since of loss that is felt upon hearing of his passing.
  2. Beverly Cokley
    Bulloch Family:

    I am so sorry for your loss. I have known Bud for most of my life and he was always very kind to me. Glad I got to see him last year at the Collins Deer Camp; it brought back some good memories. You all have my deepest sympathy.

    Beverly Cokley
  3. Scott Bransford
    I would like to express my condolences to Mr. Bulloch's family and many friends. I am a current client of Mr. Bud and I appreciated all of his help and kindness over the past six years. In my mind, Mr. Bud's face and gentle spirit will always be synonymous with southern hospitality.
  4. Gloria Ryburn
    Carol, so very sorry to hear this, me and Ronnie really enjoyed visiting with Bud, he was a good friend to us both . Prayers for you and family
  5. Trisha Abbott
    Dear Carole and girls,
    I am so sorry to learn of Mr. Bud’s passing. Know that your family is in my thoughts and prayers.
  6. Cindy Coggins
    Carole, so sorry to hear of Bud's passing. I had only known him for only 3 years. I rented an office from him.H e was a good Christian man. He loved you & those girls. He will be missed. I know when he was called home to be with Jesus, he has a big mansion. He touched the lives of many & left lasting memories. I know sweet lady will grieve the loss of her friend,too. Praying for all of you.
  7. Laura Jean Perry
    Sorry for your loss my prayers are with the family Bud was my childhood playmate we were friends for over 80 years I am the other half of the wash tub story
  8. Laura perry Robbins
    Ms Bulloch and daughters sorry for your loss I am blessed to have called him my friend for over 80 years he was my childhood playmate
  9. Mary L Caine
    Ms. Carole and Family,
    You have my deepest sympathy and prayers for your comfort.
    Another Collins native called home; I am sure Mary Lou and Joe Milton were among those many others who greeted him in Heaven. I am so sorry for your loss.
  10. John Ogles
    I am sorry for your loss. I am glad I had the chance to visit with Bud over the last few years. Take care.
  11. Ralph Hunter
    Sorry to hear Mr. Bud passed away his presence will be missed in Drew County. Your family is in our prayers
  12. Jamie Bulloch Hall
    So sorry to hear about Bud. My dad James Bulloch was Bud’s first cousin. Many prayers for you all.
  13. Marsha Clayton
    Carole and family I am so sorry for your loss. Bud was a wonderful person and will be missed by the many who were fortunate to know him. My thoughts and prayers are with you

  14. Antonio Davis, Realtor ®
    My deepest and sincerest condolences to Mrs. Bulloch, your daughters, grand daughters, family and the many friends Mr. Bulloch have. I truly thank him for EVERYTHING he did for me and it’ll take years to repay him for the life blessings he bestowed upon me. I’ve thanked him in person and I thank him in spirit. Mourn and grieve how you will, for you do it for a great human being and great man.
  15. Pat Audirsch
    Carole,
    I'm so sorry to hear of the death of your husband. You will be in my thoughts and prayers in the coming days. God bless you.
    Pat
  16. Ara smith dugger
    So sorry to hear of your loss. Prays go out to the family
  17. Charlotte Jones
    Carole, I am so saddened to hear of Bud's passing. He was one of the first real estate agents I had the pleasure of meeting when I first began working at the title company. We have worked on a lot of transactions together over the years. He truly enjoyed his work and we truly enjoyed working with him. He will be missed by so many and I truly feel your pain and will keep you and your family in my prayers.
  18. Beth Davis
    Ms. Carole,
    Thoughts and prayers are with you.
  19. Denise Adams
    Mr. Bud was a good friend, and sort of a mentor, to my husband Kenny Adams. Kenny had quite a few rental properties. He would turn to Mr. Bud for advice when they were sitting around the table at Paint & Lighting Plus drinking coffee. And Kenny usually took his advice because it was sound and reasonable. Mr. Bud let us hunt arrowheads on one of his farm properties. The most unique arrowhead I've every found was from that field.
    You have my sincere condolences. He will be missed by our community.
  20. Sharon Shook McIntyre
    Family of Bud, I am saddened to hear of your loss. I came to know Bud when I was a senior in high school. He had come back to Monticello to start his insurance and real estate businesses when he would come to see my daddy, Bo Shook, to paint his signs. Then as an adult he became a dear friend when my husband and I bought our home and Bud was our insurance agent. I moved back to Monticello a few years ago and went by the office to have a chat with him. Prayers for all you at this very sad time.

    Sincerely,
    Sharon Shook McIntyre
  21. Sandy Hood
    Carole, thoughts and prayers are with you. I served on the Drew Memorial Hospital Board with Bud and have always highly respected him.
  22. Carl Sivils Jr
    So sorry for your loss. Mr. "Bud" was a wonderful person.
  23. Linda Thompson Wolthuis
    Carole
    So sorry to hear that Bud has passed. He was truly a great Southern gentleman. I enjoyed working with him when he was on the PIA board.
    Prayers for your family.
  24. Sam Wherry
    William"Bud" Bulloch
    One of the Pillars of who and what emerged Monticello/Drew County, Arkansas the Role Model, Flagship Rural City/County Lower Mississippi Delta/Midsouth USA and Par Excellent Monumental Accomplished Real Estate, Insurance and Finance Entrepreneur of Honor, Integrity and Multiplicity Prosperous, Fruitful Missions and Purpose Achievements has passed from Mortality into Immortality as one of the Chosen who realistically did his job well that the Living, Dead or Unborn could not have done it any better than this outstanding Christian Gentleman 🎩.
    May God's Continuing Blessings upon his Par Excellent Accomplishing Daughter, Sarah Bulloch, and members of the Family and Friends of William"Bud" Bulloch during this time of Bereavement.
    Psalm 1:3 AMP
    And he will be like a tree firmly planted [and fed] by streams of water,
    Which yields its fruit in its season;
    Its leaf does not wither;
    And in whatever he does, he prospers [and comes to maturity].
    William Bud Bulloch
  25. Gail Kizer
    So sorry to be reading that Bud has passed. He was always so nice and thoughtful. I have known him all my life and considered him a friend. Prayers for the family.
  26. Cindy Harper
    Carole, Elizabeth & Sara
    I’m so sorry for your loss. Bud was such a good person and he will be missed. You are in my prayers.
  27. Steven Hand
    Thoughts and prayers to Mrs. Carole, Elizabeth and Sarah. Mr. Bud was a great man. Honored to have known him.
  28. Steven Hand
    Thoughts and prayers to Mrs. Carole, Elizabeth and Sarah. Mr. Bud was a great man. Honored to have known him. RIP.
  29. Laporschia Wilson
    This can't be true my heart is aching I just can't believe this 💔
  30. LaVeda Allen
    So sorry to hear about Mr. Bud. He was so good to Jack when Jack worked for him. Prayers for family..
  31. Carole Bowers
    So sorry for y'all's loss. Bud was always kind. Always looked forward to waiting on him at the post office. He will be missed. Prayers for comfort and peace.
  32. Carole Bowers
    So sorry for y'all's loss. Bud was always kind. Always looked forward to waiting on him at the post office. He will be missed. Prayers for comfort and peace.
  33. Bob Prestridge
    Carol and Family our thoughts and prayers are with You.Bud was a dear friend that I have had contact with since our college days.We know He is now in a better place.
    Bob & Judi Prestridge
  34. Gail Henry Hammil
    So sorry to learn that Bud has passed away. I have known him all my life, I was from Collins also. Prayer for comfort and peace in the days to come.
  35. Jacqueline Spencer
    Mrs. Bulloch I'm So Sorry For Your Loss Mr. BULLOCH was A God Man Mrs Bulloch This Is Dorothy Jones Daughter
  36. Jacqueline Spencer
    Mrs. Bulloch I'm So Sorry For Your Loss Mr. BULLOCH was A God Man Mrs Bulloch This Is Dorothy Jones Daughter
  37. Tyler Dunegan
    Carole and family, we are praying for God to grant you all peace and understanding during this trying time. You all are in our thoughts and prayers.
  38. Terri McCullough
    Carole,
    So very sorry for your loss.
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