Edwin Randall "Skip" Bulkley, II, age 75, of Cottondale, Florida, passed away on March 29, 2014, at his home in the loving care of his wife and family.
"Skip" was born in Bellefonte, Pennsylvania to the late Edwin Randall Bulkley, Sr., and Elsie Alice Novak. He was a graduate of Mooseheart Schools in Mooseheart, Illinois, and Illinois State University. He served honorably in the Illinois Air National Guard for 6 years. Skip spent most of his career in sales of electronic media development in the metro Atlanta area before retiring in Mexico Beach, Florida.
He is survived by his loving wife of 20 years, Alberta Howell Bulkley. He is also survived by two daughters whom he adored, Wendi Bizub of Port Orange, FL, and Kerri Rodgers, of Lakewood, OH; his daughters' mother, Linda Richardson, Bay Village, OH; two step-children, Christopher Howell of St. Joe Beach, FL, and Cheryl Clark, of Newnan, GA; one grandson, Khristian Brown; and two granddaughters, Jessica Clark, and Ashley Clark; his siblings, Sally Bulkley Pancrazio of Bloomington, IL, William David Bulkley, Batavia, IL, and Penny Bulkley Schafer, Terre Haute, IN.
Skip was a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose for 40 years, and served as President of the Florida Mooseheart Alumni group for several years. He believed the Moose Organization to be an excellent provider for the care and education of youth at the Child City of Mooseheart and for the elderly at Moose Haven. He was most recently a member of the Loyal Order of the Moose in Marianna, FL.
A celebration of Skip’s life will be held at the interment of his cremains at Vestal Hills Memorial Park, in Vestal, New York on June 5, 2014 at 2 p.m. Skip's family greatly appreciates the service of the Veterans Administration in providing care and assistance to him in his illness.