Shirley Robison Bullard
Shirley Robison (Eisenbrandt) Bullard, 87, passed away November 28, 2017 in Tooele, Utah surrounded by loved ones.
She was born January 19, 1930 to Joseph Benjamin and Mildred Andersen Robison in Overton, Nevada. She was the youngest of seven children. She attended Brigham Young University and went on a mission to Guatemala. She married Edward L. Eisenbrandt on November 26, 1956, they had seven children. They later divorced. She married Charles R. Bullard in 2005.
Shirley cherished playing games and interacting with her children. She was instrumental in starting the “Bobby Sox” softball program in Tooele and coached for many years. She loved to sing, had a beautiful soprano voice and led the choir of her church.
Shirley moved to Massachusetts in the early1980s where she drove a school bus. She often spoke of how much she enjoyed being around the kids on her routes. She later moved to California where she continued her driving career until she retired. She then toured the country in a truck and 5th wheel trailer until settling down in Grants Pass, Oregon, where she spent many years as a park hostess. She became the leader of a senior volunteer singing group, The Serenader’s, who performed wonderful music for many people.
Shirley had the type of personality that would fit into any crowd and loved interacting with people. In her later years, several people may have known her as “the Waving Lady”; she loved to stand and wave at people driving by. In her words “I just love to make people smile!”
Shirley is survived by her children: Gene (Karen), Kirk, Chris (Paula), Dawn (Jack) Hillman, Jan, Becky, and Marsha (David) Harris; 20 grandchildren; 31+ great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. She was preceded in death by her parents, both of her husbands, her siblings and their spouses.
As per her wishes, Shirley did not want a viewing or conventional funeral. A Celebration of Life will be held in her home town of Overton, Nevada on Saturday, February 24, 2018. Graveside service will be at 1:00 p.m. at the Overton Cemetery, service to follow at the Old Logandale School (OLSHACS), 3011 N. Moapa Valley Blvd.in Logandale.
For further information regarding her service, please contact her daughter Dawn Hillman at 541-659-2129.