Darrell B. Pulliam, 79, of Nicholasville, husband of Sarah Pulliam, diedMonday, May 2, 2016, at Baptist Healthcare in Lexington.
Born March 19, 1937, in Louisville, he was the son of the late Owen BlairPulliam and Dorothy Boul Pulliam. A graduate of Western Kentucky Universitywith a degree in chemistry, he worked as a sales representative in themanufacturing industry. An avid UK basketball fan, athlete, and golfer, heenjoyed playing at Woodford Hills and Champions Trace.
In addition to his wife, he is survived by two daughters, Laura (Jim)Parrott, Brentwood, Tenn., and Cynthia Pulliam, Lexington; a son, Michael(Lisa) Pulliam, Nicholasville; and three granddaughters, Katherine Parrott,Alexandra Parrott, and Emma Blair Parrott.
Visitation will be held from 6 to 8 p.m., Friday, May 13, at Blackburn &Ward Funeral Home, and after 9:30 a.m. Saturday, May 14, at St. Leo CatholicChurch. A Mass of Christian Burial will be conducted at 10:30 a.m. onSaturday at St. Leo Catholic Church by Fr. Ray Stratman. Interment willfollow in the Lexington Cemetery. Casket bearers will be James Hayden, RodTrawick, William Parrott, and Andrew Parrott. Honorary bearers will beGeorge Buckingham, John Crites, Bob Gibson, George Hampton, and MileyTwyman.
Memorial contributions are suggested to Taylor Manor Nursing Home and theAmerican Legion Post 8 Honor Guard in Lexington.