Richard E. ‘Dick’ Bullen
- Published: February 20, 2014
Richard E. “Dick” Bullen, of Xenia, passed away Sunday, Feb. 16, at Greenewood Manor in Xenia. He was 91.
Dick was born at home, the son of Ralph and Anna (Reeves) Bullen, in New Burlington, Ohio, on May 6, 1922. He owned and operated a coffee shop in Yellow Springs, Dick and Tom’s. He graduated from Spring Valley High School in 1940 and proudly served in the U.S. Army from 1943–46. He was an avid hunter.
Dick was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Barbara Jane (Figgins) Bullen; a brother, Robert W. Bullen; and a sister, Mildred Thomas.
He is survived by his daughters, Judy (Steve) Emig, of Spokane, Wash.; Patti (Sam) Walden, of Xenia and Barb (David) Puckett, of Jamestown, Ohio; by his sons, Richard Jr. (Barb) Bullen, of Dallas, Ore.; David (Diana) Bullen, of Portland, Ore.; and Barry (Cindy) Bullen of Vancouver, Wash. and by 14 grandchildren and 24 great-grandchildren, as well as numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and friends.
Graveside services will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, Feb. 22, at Glen Forest Cemetery in Yellow Springs, with the Rev. Chuck Graf officiating. All family and friends are welcome. In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Hospice of Dayton. Online condolences may be made at www.mccolaughfuneralhome.com.