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Charles  Edward Pulley

Obituary for Charles Edward Pulley

October 14, 1946 - October 14, 2020
Woodbridge, Virginia | Age 74


Charles Edward Pulley was born on October 14th, 1946 to Edward and Vivian Pulley in Washington D.C and is the eldest of nine children.
After high school, Charles entered the United States Army where he served in Bravo Company as the Non-Commissioned Officer in Charge Medical Clerk. After changing his MOS, Charles went Airborne as a parachutist before receiving an honorable discharge after 15 years of active and reserve duty.

In his professional life, Charles (affectionately known as "Chuck") worked for 30 years in the Federal Government and is credited with leading the transition of the Defense Logistics Agency (DLA) from Cameron Station to Fort Belvoir. Among his many notable achievements in his career, Charles worked on a special project for the deaf which required him to learn sign language at Gallaudet University. In addition, Charles worked in real estate along with starting two small businesses, Majestic Cleaning Services, and Equal Employment Opportunity Service.

Charles was an active member Trustee Chair, and Deacon at the Righteous Church of God. As a long-time member, Charles served in other roles including Choir Director and Sunday School Superintendent.

Charles believed strongly in the power of education as he enjoyed taking classes online and receiving many certificates of completion. His proudest moment was graduating from Bible College and becoming an ordained Deacon.

Charles was a good Christian man who loved the Lord and lived by the word of God. He was a man of his word and a man with outstanding character. He was a loving husband, father, grandfather, son, brother, and uncle who dedicated his life to God and family.

Charles is survived by his loving wife of 52 years, Rose, his 8 children: Cheronn (Tyrone), Chris (Carrie), Camille (Sean), Corey, Karon, Danielle, Keana, and Kathleen; 18 grandchildren; Chyna, Cameron, Aaron, Mia, Janelle, Quinton, Whisper, Breahna, Camahni, Jordan, Lorenzo, Jacia, Ari, and Lorenzo, Keisha, Dashaun, Tyrell, and Antonio; and 2 great-grandchildren; Aaliyah and Josiah. Additionally, he leaves five siblings, Samuel, Vanessa, Toney, Wesley, and Patriece. An uncle, Rev. Nathaniel Reid (Dorothy), and two aunts, Deaconess Valencia Pulley, and Hattie Aiken and a host of nieces, nephews, and cousins.
He was preceded in death by siblings, Cynthia, Ronald, and Terrance and granddaughter, Autumn.

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