Willis T. “Terry” Pullins, 75, of Frankfort, died August 12, 2018 at his home. Will was born July 12, 1943 in LaPorte, Indiana to the late Willis J. & Bettilou (Wagner) Pullins. He married Sandra L. Palmore on June 9, 1963 at Mulberry Methodist Church and she survives.
Will was a 1961 graduate of Medaryville High School and received his BA and MS Degrees in Education from Purdue University. He was proud to serve as an educator at Lebanon High School in Lebanon, Ind. for over 40 years, first as assistant principal and later as director of curriculum.
Will was an active member of St. Matthew United Methodist Church. He was on the Red Barn Summer Theatre Board and shared his love and passion for acting through the Civic Theatre in Frankfort, Lebanon and Indianapolis. During his 28 years in the theatre, he won several Encore Awards, including best actor for Foxfire. He had also started directing plays over the past few years. He served on the Frankfort Library Board, the Friends of the Library Board, and the Membership Committee for Retired Teachers in Boone County. He and Sandy loved to travel, and he even won a grape stomping contest in New Mexico.
Visitation and Services
Visitation will be 2-5 p.m. Saturday, August 18, 2018 at Goodwin Funeral Home, 200 S. Main St., Frankfort with additional visitation one hour prior to the service at the church. Services will be 2:30 p.m. Sunday, August 19th at St. Matthew United Methodist Church, 1951 Wilshire Dr., Frankfort. Pastor Phil Lake will officiate. Burial will be in Rest Haven Cemetery, Lafayette, Ind. Memorial donations may be made to Red Barn Summer Theatre, Clinton County Civic Theatre, Frankfort Public Library, or St. Matthew United Methodist Church.
Wife: Sandra L. Pullins of Frankfort, 3 Sons: Steve (Kristie) Pullins of Huntington, W. Virginia, Jeff (Sharon) Pullins of Wichita, Kansas, and Brett (Lane) Pullins of Cincinnati, Ohio, Sister: Della Gale (Anthony) DeRollo of Alamogordo, New Mexico, 4 Grandchildren, Mia, Anna, Benjamin, and Drew.