It is with great sadness that we announce the passing of Paul Richard Bullard Jr. "JR" Bullard, 42, a hard-working God-fearing family man. He passed unexpectedly on February 15,2023. Jr was born on November 13, 1980, and spent his entire life dedicated to his family and faith. He was a loving husband to his wife Jessica Bullard and a devoted father to his three children, Colby, Waylon and Baylee Bullard. Throughout his life Jr. was known for his tireless work ethic. He spent over 20 years in the trucking industry where he earned a reputation for his reliability, dedication and attention to detail. Despite the long hours and demanding nature of his work he always made time for his family and friends. Above all Jr was a man of deep faith and he lived his life according to his beliefs, treating everyone with kindness and respect. Those who knew Jr will remember him as a gentle soul with a big heart. He had a way of making everyone feel welcomed and valued, and he will be deeply missed.
Jr is survived by his wife of 19 years Jessica and his children Colby, Waylon and Baylee; his father Paul Richard "Ricky" (Sherry) Bullard Sr; his mother Alacia "Ann" Price Highsmith: siblings, Andy (Ashley) Bruce, Shaun (Jennifer) Bullard, Chris Moore, Curt (Sarah) Moore, Deanna (Jason) Barham, and Selena Walker. Numerous aunts, uncles, cousins, nieces, and nephews. He is preceded in death by grandparents, John D (Mary) Bullard, George Aldean (Nellie Mae) Price and second dad Remer Highsmith and many more family members.
A celebration of Life will be held Saturday, February 25, 2023 from 2-4 p.m. at Maxwell - Purvis Funeral Home with Evelyn Hines officiating.
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