Lifetime Cedaredge resident Willard Bull died Nov. 23, 2012, at his residence. He was 87.
A memorial service will be held at 3:30 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 29, at the Cedaredge Community United Methodist Church in Cedaredge with Pastor Bob Hillyer officiating. Interment will be held prior to the memorial service at Cedaredge Cemetery.
Willard Nelson Bull was born May 29, 1925, to Ernest and Dorothy Bull in Cedaredge. He spent his childhood in Cedaredge, graduating from Cedaredge High School in 1944.
He married June Imhoff on Aug. 19, 1958. She preceded him in death in December 1999. He later married Beverly Barr. She survives.
Mr. Bull was a third-generation Cedaredge pioneer, working as a farmer, rancher and dairyman. He enjoyed hunting, horseback riding, working his cattle and storytelling.
He was a member of the Cedaredge Community United Methodist Church and served on the board of several irrigation companies. He was deputy water commissioner for 15 years.
Mr. Bull is survived by his wife, Beverly; his son, Alan Bull and his wife Linda, all of Cedaredge; a brother, Robert Bull and his wife Fern of Layton, Utah; two sisters, Marolyn Wood of Meade, Kan., and Jean Gilleece of Grand Junction; two grandchildren; and six great-grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, June Bull.
Memorial contributions may be made to the charity of one's choice.
Arrangements are being handled by Taylor Funeral Service and Crematory.
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