Kenneth “Poppy” Bullard, age 80, of Haughton, Louisiana, passed away on
Wednesday, February 26, 2014 at Promise Hospital in Shreveport, La.
He was born on Thursday, May 11, 1933, in Avery, Texas.
He is survived by his two daughters, Kyna Lee (Bill Lee) of Haughton, La.,
and Dianna Bullard Gill of Chesterton, Ind.; five grandchildren and two
great-grandchildren, along with a host of nieces, nephews and friends.
He was preceded in death by his wife, Ruby Bullard; parents, Wiley and Maude
Allred Bullard; three brothers and one sister.
Poppy was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather. His
love was not limited to his family but extended to many friends from Indiana
to Louisiana. He lived for his family, strove for success and will be
remembered for his warm smile and gentle ways.
Ken was a longtime resident of Portage, Ind., retiring in Zwolle, La., where
he enjoyed retirement with his wife Ruby searching for the best fishing
holes on Toledo Bend.
Ken was a retired ironworker who started in 1950 and retired in 1995 from
Local #395. He followed in the footsteps of his brothers and was a leader
and mentor to many. He was past Master from Calumet Masonic Lodge 379.
The family would like to thank their friends and family for love and
support, as well as the staff of Promise Hospital in Bossier City, La.
Graveside services will be held on Saturday, March 1, 2014, beginning at
2:00 p.m., at Zwolle Cemetery in Zwolle, La., with Bro. David Free
Visitation will be on Saturday, March 1, beginning at 12:00 p.m. at Warren
Meadows Funeral Home in Zwolle, La.
In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to Barksdale Wounded Warrior
Association at Barksdale Federal Credit Union. Online condolences may be
made to the family at