Robert Eugene Pullium, age 78 of Andrews, passed away on Friday, April 10, 2020 at his home.
Robert was a native of Cherokee County, NC where he lived most of his life. He was a son of the late Grady and Sara Taylor Pullium. In additon to his parents he was preceded in death by his daughter, Katherine Pullium.
Robert was a member of Valley River Baptist Church and had attended Faith Baptist Tabernacle. He had worked as a crane operator for many years and for HT Hackney Valley River Convenience Store as a manager for 20 years. He was a member of Local 917 International Union of Operating Engineers in Chattanooga and participated in the Wagon Train. He loved fishing, hunting and camping with his grandsons in order to share his love of the outdoors. He was a loving husband, father and grandfather. To have known Robert was to have loved Robert.
He is survived by his wife, of 56 years, Martha Pullium; daughters, Angela Mayfield and husband James and Robbin Raxter and husband Michael; grandchildren, Melissa Garcia and husband Roberto, Robert Mayfield and wife Wendy, Dakota Gibby and Brody Raxter and great grandchildren, Scarlette and Hunter Koehler, Khloe Mayfield and Victoria Garcia.
Funeral Services will be held at 1 PM Monday, April 13, 2020 at Townson-Rose Chapel Andrews. Rev. Eddie Hardin and Pastor Dwight Reed will officiate. Burial will be at Valleytown Cemetery. Pallbearers will be, Robert Mayfield, Dakota Gibby, Brody Raxter, Matthew Bradley, Richard Mathis and Alex Woods. Honorary pallbearers will be Kenneth and Caleb Bradley, Dennis Curtis, Jake and Logan Conley and John Latta.
The family will receive friends Monday, April 13, 2020 from 12 noon to 1 PM at Townson-Rose Chapel Andrews.
In Lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to, Valley River Helping Hands through Facebook.
Townson-Rose Funeral Home is in charge of all arrangements.
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