The Daily Southerner, Tarboro, NC

February 18, 2013



ROCKY MOUNT — HAMILTON — Samuel Llewellyn Bullock, 86, died Saturday, Feb. 16, 2013 at Martin General Hospital. The funeral service will be held at 2 p.m. Tuesday at the Hamilton Baptist Church with the Rev. Brian Busch, Rev. Cashwell Shaw and Rev. Matthew Depuy officiating. Burial will be in Hamilton Cemetery.

Sam Bullock was born on June 16, 1926 in Martin County. He was the son of the late Albert B. and Daisy Mae Whitaker Bullock. He farmed in his earlier years and later went to work for Everett-Matthews as a farm equipment salesman. Sam enjoyed serving as pastor for several churches when they needed an interim pastor. He was serving as pastor of the New Hope Baptist Church in Williamston at the time of his passing. He was a veteran of the United States Navy, a member of the American Legion in Hamilton and a member of Hamilton Baptist Church.

On Feb. 26, 1947 he married Ollie Harrell Bullock, who survives. Survivors, in addition to his wife, are a daughter: Sandra Harrell and husband, Jimmy, of Tarboro; a brother: Rick Bullock of Hamilton; a sister: Daisy Wynn of Hamilton; two grandsons: Michael Harrell and wife, Amy of Red Oak and Eric Harrell and wife, Babs of Tarboro and four great-grandsons: Austin Harrell, Ethan Harrell, Bronson Harrell and Jameson Harrell.

The family will receive friends from 6-8 p.m. Monday at the Hamilton Baptist Church and other times at the residence, located at 1616 Fort Branch Road.

Arrangements by Biggs Funeral Home in Williamston.

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