Luther D. “Luke” Pullie

September 11, 1939 - September 5, 2015
Luther D. “Luke” Pullie

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Luther D. “Luke” Pullie, age 75, of Wellsville, passed away on Saturday, September 5, 2015, in the Emergency Room at East Liverpool City Hospital where he was taken after becoming ill earlier at home.

Born in Wellsville, Ohio on September 11, 1939, he was the son of the late William M. and Matilda A. (Thornton) Pullie. Living his entire life in Wellsville, Mr. Pullie was a graduate of Wellsville High School, class of 1957. He retired in 2009 from WHEMCO, where worked as a Pattern Maker. He enjoyed wood- working around his home and spending time with his family.

Mr. Pullie is survived by his wife, Patricia B. (Martin) Pullie who he married on August 26, 1961. He is also survived by two daughters; Gina M. (David) Harper of Cleveland, Ohio and Patrice M. Pullie of Columbus, Ohio. Two brothers; Robert Pullie and James Pullie, both of Wellsville. Four grandchildren; Tasha, Dominic, Jamaar, and Josalyn and twelve great grandchildren; Devontae, Angelina, Kiyona, Jayden, Quincy, Maariana, Kaysia, Jordan, Rhylon, Dominic Jr., Layla and Jazmyne. Godchildren Melvin L. Pullie (Deceased), and Dana M. Martin.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by four brothers; William Pullie, Donald Pullie, Gary Pullie, and Melvin Pullie.

Services will be held 1:00 PM on Friday, September 11, 2015, at the Wellsville Chapel of the Martin MacLean Altmeyer Funeral Homes with Rev. Ernest Peachey of the Second Baptist Church in East Liverpool officiating.

Family will be present to receive friends at the funeral home in Wellsville on Thursday from 2 to 4 and 6 to 8 PM.

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  • September 09, 2015
    Sarah Long says:
    So sorry for your loss

  • September 10, 2015
    Lemuel O Pullie Sr. says:
    To the Luther family so sorry to hear the loss of my cousin you have my greatest sympathy and love he will be missed but not forgotten I will always have him and the family in my prayers. God Bless you andkeep you

  • September 10, 2015
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  • September 10, 2015
    Trudy Mckinnon says:
    So sorry Gina and Tasha for your great loss. Your family is in my prayers for God grace and comfort upon you. My sincerest sympathy and know someday you will meet again All my thoughts and love to you