Doug Pullar, 94, passed away peacefully in his home in Bellingham, WA on September 14th surrounded by loved ones.
Doug was born in Bellingham and lived a full and happy life. He attended school at Meridian and then had a long and fulfilling career as a road building contractor and was the owner of Doug Pullar Sand and Gravel. He was a hard worker and very active throughout his life. He was a man dedicated to his family and devoted to all of those who had the privilege of being his friend.
He enjoyed gardening, hunting, working on cars, listening to music, clamming and being outdoors. Some favorite memories with family members included attending the World’s Fair 1962, clamming on the beach, picnicking at Point Roberts, having barbecues with friends, and releasing pheasants and grouse into the wild.
He was determined to succeed in all his life’s endeavors. He was particularly proud of his service in the Korean War.
He is survived by his children Del, Linne’, Barbara and Tab, brother Donald, sister Vicki, and 3 granddaughters Kelsey Pullar, Sonya Nelson Provost, and Brandi Pullar as well as his non-traditional family Margaret Lee and her three sons Chris, Michael, and Erik and two grandchildren Damien and Merrissa. He was preceded in death by his father, Lawrence, his mother, Alice, and grandmother Gertrude (Newkirk) Anderson.
A memorial service will be held in his honor on Monday, September 26th at 10 a.m. at Woodlawn Cemetery, 5977 Northwest Dr, Ferndale, WA 98248. Immediately following at about 11:00 a.m. there will be a reception at Bellingham Seventh-day Adventist Church, 5321 Waschke, Rd, Bellingham, WA 98226, across from the soccer fields.