Robert Tullis

Robert L. Tullis, 86, McLouth, died Dec. 6, 2011, at St. John’s Hospital, Leavenworth.

He was born Dec. 12, 1924, at McLouth, the son of James Robert and Dora Amelia Heien Tullis. He graduated from McLouth High School in 1942.

He attended photography school. He owned and operated Tullis Studio in Valley Falls from 1950 to 1955. He was a self-employed farmer for over 60 years. He was a member of the Farmers Association in Leavenworth.

He married Harriett Irene Brown Oct. 16, 1949, at Valley Falls. She survives of the home.

Other survivors include three sons, Gary Tullis, Robert LeRoy Tullis and Ron Tullis, all of McLouth; a daughter, Cheryl Sullivan, McLouth; a brother, John Tullis, McLouth; 21 grandchildren; and 17 great-grandchildren.

Funeral services were Dec. 10 at the Barnett Family Funeral Home, Oskaloosa. Burial was at McLouth Cemetery.

Memorial contributions can be made to the American Cancer Society and sent in care of the funeral home, PO Box 602, Oskaloosa, 66066.

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