Kenneth Dale Pulliam was born April 8, 1935 to Clifford and Pearl (Preston) Pulliam in Coalgate, OK and departed this life December 26, 2019 at the age of 84. He graduated from Coalgate High School. Shortly after graduating he united in marriage to Maxine Ward. They moved from Coalgate to Bristow where they raised their family. From this union were born four children, Rick, Kenda, Rhonda and Jeff.
K. D. worked many years in the oilfield. He enjoyed cattle ranching, playing dominoes with his buddies, and drinking coffee on the back porch, but most of all spending time with his grandchildren and great-grandchildren.
Survivors include his wife of 66 years, Maxine of the home; three children, Rick Pulliam and wife Helen, Rhonda Cearley and husband Dean and Jeff Pulliam all of Bristow; eight grandchildren, Sammi, Jesse, Rachel, Kaycee, Ryan, Mandy, Jonathan and Clint; twenty-two great-grandchildren, Justice, Seth, Noah, Laurel, Dalton, Jesse, Garrett, Harper, Paige, Jaydee, Ellory, Sybil, Eva, Lakyn, Riese, Raigen, Cruz, Blake, Saige, JohnTyler, Audra and Emmie; siblings, Juanita O’Neil, W. C. Pulliam, Wilma Williams and Jean Naurong; and step-dad, John Hill.
He was preceded in death by his parents and one daughter, Kenda Smith.
Services were in care of Hutchins-Maples Matherly Funeral Home in Bristow, OK.