Gerald D. Pullins, Sr., 85, passed away December 28, 2020

Gerald D. “Jerry” Pullins, Sr., 85, of Stevensville, passed away on Monday, December 28, 2020, at Spectrum Lakeland Health.

A private family graveside service will take place at a later date. Interment will be at Lincoln Township Cemetery. Memorial contributions will take place at Stevensville American Legion Post 568, 3093 Johnson Rd., Stevensville. Those wishing to leave an online condolence may do so at

Jerry was born on July 23, 1935, to Leonard & Lucille (Huff) Pullins in Dowagiac. He graduated from Benton Harbor High School and then proudly served his country in the United States Air Force before he was honorably discharged. On June 5, 1957, Jerry married the love of his life Josefine Lenhart in Germany.

Jerry worked as a Manager for National Foods Grocery Store for over 30 years until the stores closed. He then worked as an Inspector for Gast Manufacturing for over 15 years before he retired. Jerry was a member of the Stevensville American Legion Post 568 and had a passion for hunting and fishing. Jerry was a loving father, grandfather and great-grandfather and he loved to spend his time with his family.

Jerry is survived by his children, Rose (Jack) Imbordino of Baroda, Gerald (Denise) Pullins Jr., of Stevensville and Scott (Michelle) Pullins of Stevensville; grandchildren, Matthew, Misty, Amanda, Jason, Carly, and Maureen (Brad); great-grandchildren, Evie Jo, Emory and Aubrey; and sister-in-law Judy Pullins.

Jerry was preceded in death by his parents Leonard & Lucille Pullins; wife Josefine Pullins; and brother Kenneth Pullins.