Arthur Desmond Pullman
June 14, 1932 – July 10, 2018
It is with sadness that that we announce that Arthur Desmond Pullman passed into the presence of his Lord on Tuesday, July 10, 2018. He was born in Saskatoon on June 14, 1932.
Art grew up the youngest of a family of 5 and the only boy. He developed his sense of adventure and hard work growing up on the family farm. He worked for a number of years as a surveyor and would do complicated math in his head. His keen mind could work out almost any problem. Later he worked as a longshoreman in and around the Vancouver waterfront. Upon retiring he relocated to Port Alberni to manage his apartment building and be closer to family. Art’s love of adventure kept him interested in many and diverse activities. He enjoyed swimming, scuba diving, hunting, fishing, photography and was never afraid of hard work. When he was healthy, he was never one to sit still and was always busy with one project or another.
He will be missed by his wife Maureen, his children Debbie Cumming of Christina Lake and David (Houmi) of Grand Forks; step-children Robert (Tanya) Kallis of MacKenzie, and Raeleen (Andrew) Chapman of N. Sydney, NS; grandchildren Hannah, Joseph, Caleb, Isaiah, Jaiden, Julian, Kaitlyn and Kaiden. He is also survived by his sisters Irma (Ron) Watson and Marilyn (Eli) Savoy both of Saskatoon, SK and Sylvia (Denis) Dionne of Calgary, AB; nieces, nephews and other relatives.
Besides his parents, Art was predeceased by his sister Florence Spletzer.
Visitation will take place from 6:00pm until 8:00pm on Sunday, July 15, 2018 at Chapel of Memories Funeral Home, 4005 6th Avenue, Port Alberni, BC. A Funeral Service will be held at 11:00am on Monday, July 16, 2018 at Elim Tabernacle, 3946 Wallace Street, Port Alberni, BC with Pastor Chris Watkins officiating. Interment will follow in Greenwood Cemetery. Stories and condolences may be forwarded to the family by visiting www.chapelofmemories.ca. If desired, donations in Art’s memory may be made to Elim Tabernacle or Westhaven.
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