John K. Pulley, 80, of Dawsonville, died Jan. 14, 2018.
Born Oct. 6, 1937 in Laurens, S.C. to the late Louie Pulley and Helen Strickland, he had lived in Dawson County for the past 38 years having moved from Chicago, Ill. Mr. Pulley worked in commercial construction and was a U.S. Navy veteran. He enjoyed fishing, painting, playing piano and bird watching.
His wife of 39 years, Antoinette Catherine Romano Pulley; and brothers, Robert Rostallon, Jack Pulley, Bill Pulley, Gene Strickland and Tony Pulley, preceded him in death.
Survivors include his daughters and sons-in-law, Bridget and Larry Hedden of Dahlonega, Barbara Pulley of Bonita Springs, Fla., Brenda and Terry Roper of Cumming; son and daughter-in-law, John and Heather Pulley of Dawsonville; sisters, Polly Holloway of McCormick, S.C., Sissy Allegood of Citrus Springs, Fla.; brother, Earl Strickland of Avon Park, Fla.; grandchildren, Christopher Osterloh, Kenneth and Rosemary Hedden, Amanda and Steven Yorkey, Katie and Dustin Harrell, John Pulley, III, PFC Austin Roper, Kylee Grace Pulley; four great-grandchildren; a number of nieces, nephews; various other relatives also survive.
The family received friends from 5 p.m. until 8 p.m. Jan. 17 at the funeral home.
The family requests that in lieu of flowers donations be made to assist with final expenses.
Bearden Funeral Home of Dawsonville was in charge of the arrangements.