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Holly Ann Bullard

Hartford City, IN

Holly Ann Holcombe Bullard, 65, of Hartford City, Indiana, went to be with the Lord on June 30, 2018.

She was born on December 21, 1952 in Hartford City to the late Edwin A. Holcombe and June Holcombe.

Holly joined the United States Navy in 1973, where she held a variety of positions with pride. In 1988, she transitioned to a role with the US Department of Defense in Norfolk, VA and she also worked in Washington D.C. and Millington, TN. Holly ultimately retired from the Crane Naval Weapons Center in Southern Indiana in 2012. A well-decorated employee, Holly received countless awards for her service to her commanders and the sailors for whom she worked.

After 30 years away from home, she returned to be closer with her family and raise her grandsons in 2012. She was a proud member of St. John’s Catholic Church and AMVETS in Hartford City.
Holly is survived by her mother, June Holcombe of Hartford City; her sisters, Sherry (husband, John) Barker of Hartford City and Amy (husband, Daniel) Fanning of Upland; her son, Thomas A. Bullard, Jr.; grandson, Devin Bullard; and great-grandchildren, Noah, Addyson, and Claire Bullard.

She is preceded in death by her father, Edwin A. Holcombe, husband, Thomas Bullard, grandson, Jayson Bullard and nephew, Brennan Fanning.

Family and friends are invited to remember Holly at Waters Funeral Home in Hartford City on Tuesday, July 3, 2018, from 9-11 a.m. A service to celebrate her life will take place at 11 a.m. Tuesday, with Father David Hellmann officiating.

Burial at the Hartford City Cemetery with Military Rites by the Delaware County Veterans will follow the service.

Memorials may be made in the form of masses to St. John’s Catholic Church or Blackford County Cancer Support Group through Blackford County Community Foundation.

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