Denver Tullos

Published 4:15 pm Wednesday, October 15, 2014

Denver Charles Tullos Jr., age 68, passed away Oct 8, 2014, after a courageous battle with Alzheimer’s.

Charles was born Sept. 16, 1946, to Denver and Aline Byrd Tullos in Bogalusa. He graduated in 1964 from Bogalusa High School and attended LSU. Charles served in the Arkansas National Guard. He taught industrial arts in Baton Rouge, was plant foreman of the Arkansas Glad Bag division, CLU and Equitable agent, and a beekeeper during his final years in Baton Rouge.

In 2011, Charlie moved to Woodinville, W.Va., to live with his sister’s family but was currently residing in a memory care unit. He loved the Lord and was His faithful servant.

He is survived by the mother of his children, Judith Sullivan Tullos; former wife, Julie Erickson Tullos; two daughters, Sheri Tullos Rouse (Matt) and Debra Tullos Cooper Jeremy; sister, Kaye Tullos Stafford (David); six grandchildren: Kayla, Elisabeth, Joshua, Katie, Emily and Timothy; and four great-grandchildren.

Services are at Galilee Baptist Church in Baton Rouge Nov. 6. Visitation will be 5 to 7 p.m. with a service at 7 p.m. Burial will be at Seal Cemetery in Varnado at 1 p.m. on Nov. 7, followed by a reception at the Fellowship Hall of First Baptist Church of Bogalusa at 3 p.m.

Charles believed in contributing to future generations through his brain donation to ADRC. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to the Alzheimer’s Association or the Lottie Moon Fund at Galilee Baptist Church, 11050 Greenwell Springs Road, Port Hudson–Zachary, LA 70791.