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Jesse H. Bullock

Sept. 7, 2017

NEW BOSTON, Ill. — Jesse H. Bullock, 37, of rural New Boston, Illinois, died Thursday, Sept. 7, 2017, following an automobile accident near Mannon, Illinois.

Visitation is noon until 2 p.m. Wednesday, Sept. 13, at First Christian Church, Keithsburg. The funeral service will begin at 2 p.m. at the church. Burial, with military rites, will be in Mannon Cemetery, rural New Boston. Memorials may be left for the Keithsburg Volunteer Fire Department. Dennison Funeral Home, Aledo is handling arrangements.

Jesse was born October 1, 1979, in Moline, Illinois, the son of Terry Neal Bullock and Linda Willits. Jesse served in the United States Navy. On June 23, 2007, he married Emily Foster in New Boston. Over the years, Jesse had worked dredges on the Mississippi and as a mechanic for many in the area, last working for Kenny Tharp. He was a volunteer firefighter for the Keithsburg Fire Department. Jesse enjoyed fishing, working on cars, off-roading and spending time with family and friends.

Those left to cherish his memory are his wife, Emily Bullock, New Boston, Illinois; children, Savannah Gibson, Oquawka, Illinois, and Thomas Bullock, New Boston, Illinois; parents, Terry Bullock, Orion, Illinois, Linda Willits, Andalusia, Illinois, and Rex and Kim Willits, Golden, Colorado; siblings, Lena (John) Downing, Andalusia, Illinois, Linda (Rusty) Hocker, Milan, Illinois, LeAnn (Ed) Ford, Blue Grass, Iowa, Terry Neal Bullock, Germany, Dale Willits, Andalusia, Illinois, and Krystal (Brad) Foster, Illinois City, Illinois; and grandparents: Donna (Bob) Phillips and Marge Bullock.

He was preceded in death by his two young sons on July 19, 2013, Jesse and Nic Bullock; grandparents, Jerry McIntosh and Bertha Binder; and uncles, Kenny and Jerry McIntosh.

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