William "Bill" E. Gulick, Sr. Sunday, February 3, 1946 - Wednesday, August 9, 2017

Ridgeley, WV-

William “Bill” E. Gulick, Sr., 71, of Ridgeley, died Wednesday, August 9, 2017 at home.

Born February 3, 1946 in Cumberland, he was the son of Donald and the late Regina (Baker) Lambert.

He was also preceded in death by siblings, Bonnie Fulk, John Gulick, and extended family member, Bill Shepherd.

Bill served in the U.S. Army during the Viet Nam Era (1963-1968). He had been a mechanic, stationed in Germany and Fort Knox, KY.

After 39 years of service, Bill retired from CSX. He had been a brakeman and retarder operator.

Mr. Gulick belonged to Calvary United Methodist Church; William E. Shuck, Jr. Memorial Post #136, American Legion; Western Maryland Street Rod Association; and, NARVE. He was a former member of the Ridgeley Volunteer Fire Company.

Survivors include his devoted wife of 49 years, Connie (Ellifritz) Gulick; three sons, William E. Gulick, Jr. and fiancée Julie Crowe, Donald L. Gulick and wife Kimberly, and John E. Gulick and wife Sherry; grandchildren, Dustin Gulick and fiancée Emily Painter, Tiffany Gulick, Megan Gulick, Andrew Gulick, and Thomas “TJ” Gulick; siblings, Barbara Lindner, Robert Richard Gulick, Sandy Pierce, Gary Lambert, Linda Lambert, Donnie Lambert; extended family Frank Shepherd, Ray Shepherd, Shirley Stachowiak, and Carol Burleson; numerous nieces and nephews; and, special friends Don and Linda Currence, DJ. Martin, all railroad buddies, Legion friends, and his special pet, Pugzy—whom he loved very much!

Friends will be received at the Upchurch Funeral Home, P.A., 202 Greene St., Cumberland, on Monday from 7-8 PM. The funeral service will follow at 8 PM, with Rev. Richard Jewell, officiating.

Military honors will be accorded by Ft. Cumberland Post #13 Veterans Honor Guard.

The family would like to thank Bill’s caregivers, Debra Wolford and special friend and caregivers Marlene Turner and Carolyn Ryan; Dr. Mavromatis and the Schwab Family Cancer Center of WMHS, Golden Living Community Center: First floor nursing and rehab staff; Lisa Jenkins and Heather of Braddock Medical Group, and the Potomac Valley Hospice Care Team.

Join us on Monday, August 14, 2017 - 8:00pm

202 Greene Street, Cumberland, MD 21502

I wish I could of had known you better - I do take comfort in knowing your in a better place now RIP uncle (hugs and prayers to Connie and family. )

Connie and family I'm so sorry for your loss. My prayers and thoughts are with you all. 

Sorry to hear of the loss of your father. Prayers go out to the Gulick family.

Connie, Billy, Donnie, John, and families, May the Lord Jesus The Christ be with all of you during the sadness of Bill's passing.  My prayers are you all of you now and always.  Your loving friend, Ken Evans

Sorry for your loss, our thoughts and prayers are with you. We love you! Robert and Rosemary 

Dear Connie,

Please know you and your family are in my thoughts and prayers at this time.

                                                                          Sending love and sympathy,


To my friend Donald Gulick my prayers and sincere condolences are with you and your family.

My you all hold dear the love and memories shared with your love one.

So sorry Connie and boys.....prayers to all.