OBITUARY

Donald Benjamin Tully

July 8, 1932May 11, 2019
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Donald Benjamin Tully, 86, of Brea, CA, passed unexpectedly May 11th, 2019, surrounded by his family. Don is survived by his wife Barbara of 67 years, sons Kemmeth Tully and Gary Tully, daughter Lisa Tully-Hanson, sister Janie Wilson and many loving grandchildren, great grandchildren, and extended family. Don was a loving husband, father, grandfather, papa, great grandfather and friend. Don was born in Stillwater, OK on July 8th, 1932 to Joseph Cecil Tully and Viglenna Eleanora (Middlebusher) Tully. Due to the death of his mother shortly after his birth and his father unable to care for four young children, Don and his siblings were raised by his grandmother and grandfather Middlebusher in Nowata, OK. At 17, Don joined the Navy and served during the Korean War. While on leave in Tulsa, OK, he met his future bride Barbara Reid. They were soon married and began their family. Don loved spending time with wife and family. He was a hardworking man who had a tremendous knowledge of horses, working as a Ferrier until his 78th birthday. He enjoyed fishing, camping, boating, packing in the Sierra’s on horseback, shooting the breeze with friends and was a great story teller.

Services

26 May

Memorial Service with Military Honors

12:00 pm - 1:00 pm

Fairhaven Memorial Park Mortuary

1702 Fairhaven Avenue
Santa Ana, CA 92705

26 May

Reception

1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

Fairhaven Memorial Park Mortuary

1702 Fairhaven Avenue
Santa Ana, CA 92705

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