Memorial Service for the Honorable Willis “Bill” Clare Bullard Jr.

In Memory of David Bullard's brother, the Honorable Bill Bullard Jr., who passed from this world on December 18th, 2020.

All are welcome to join us in our online zendo on Wednesday, February 3rd at 6:45pm for the memorial service for the Honorable:

Willis “Bill” Clare Bullard Jr.

(July 12, 1943 – December 18, 2020)

Beloved father of Willis, Melissa, & Kaila, and brother of David & Jonathan, the Honorable Willis Clare Bullard Jr. died December 18, 2020. Bill was a revered elected official in Michigan, serving as a State Representative, State Senator, and also as a County Commissioner, among his several posts.

He was known for his loyalty to family and friends and for having helped to pass the most legislation ever in the Michigan state legislature. “Onward and Upward” and “Yours truly” were his trademarks. He will be long remembered with love for his kindness.

Read more: Michigan honors Bill Bullard.

This service marks the 49-day Memorial Ceremony for Bill, and will be held at Austin Zen Center in our online zendo (on zoom). To receive the zoom link, please register below. We will be chanting the Dai Hi Shin Dharani of Great Compassion.

Please download the Memorial Program in advance of the ceremony, and Register Below to receive the zoom link:

Read more about AZC’s Special Ceremony Services HERE, and about Sōtō Zen (and Japanese) memorials HERE.