Carlos D. Bullard, Sr.

July 11, 1940 - July 28, 2021
Carlos D. Bullard, Sr.

Carlos D. Bullard, Sr age 81 of Delco passed away Wednesday, July 28, 2021, at New Hanover Regional Medical Center.

He was born in Columbus County on July 11, 1940, to the late Jesse Franklin Bullard and Virginia Formy-Duval Bullard.

Carlos was a faithful member of Delco Pentecostal Freewill Baptist Church and was always reading and studying his bible. He was retired from International Paper Co. and was a hardworking farmer and cattleman for many years. He was still farming and caring for his many cows up until his recent illness. He loved and cared for his wife of 65 years and loved and enjoyed spending time with his children and especially his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

Carlos is survived by his wife of 65 years, Esty Jordan Bullard; his children, Carlos D. Bullard, Jr. and wife Sharon, Rev. Jerome F. Bullard, Sr and wife Gwen, and Becky Bullard; four grandchildren, Jerome F. Bullard, Jr., Carlos D. Bullard, III, Amy Bullard Patrick, and Wesley Bullard; and 12 great-grandchildren. Three sisters, Rev. Patsy Smith, Linda Wallace, and Vicky Tedder. He was preceded in death by his parents, a son, Michael “Burlock” Bullard, brother, Newlon Bullard, and a sister, Mary Ann Bullard.

Funeral services will be held at the graveside at 11 am Saturday, July 31, 2021, at the Carlos Bullard Family Cemetery on his farm on Water Tank Road.

In lieu of flowers, consider memorial gifts to The Bridge of Life Church, PO Box 217, Delco, NC to support the Missionary, Benjamin Nakuku’s “Shalom Watoto’s Home of Hope Orphanage.

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  • July 31, 2021
    Fairfax family lit a candle:
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  • July 31, 2021
    Ronald Russ says:
    Our prayers are with this wonderful family who walk before us showing the love of Christ, Ronnie & Sherrie Russ

  • July 31, 2021
    susan ward says:
    If this world was full of people like Carlos, this would be a wonderful world. Great man. Prayers for the family.

  • July 31, 2021
    Jane Crowder says:
    Mrs Patsy and family, please accept our condolences in the passing of your brother and Rev Jerome in the loss of his father. God be with you all and engulf you all with his love. John and Jane Crowder. Leland NC

  • August 01, 2021
    Marlene & Elaine says:
    To the wonderful Family of Uncle Carlos: Many wonderful memories of Uncle Carlos & Aunt Estey working in tobacco, riding horses and just being around a wonderful Family. Our prayers will continue to be with you all in the days ahead. We love you all so much. Elaine & Marlene