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