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Derek Alexander Bullen

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Derek Alexander Bullen


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Passed away on 08 May 2020, aged 75 years.

Flowers welcome, however donations if preferred for the Duchess of Kent Hospice in Reading would be most welcome

Page closed on 25 June 2020

Funeral Service
Date & Time:Tuesday 26 May 2020 12:45 PM
Service:Reading Crematorium - West Chapel
Location: Reading Cemetery & Crematorium, All Hallows Road, Reading, UK, RG4 5LP

Please note that due to current restrictions, the number of attendees for a funeral is limited to immediate family only.
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Sue Ryder Duchess of Kent Hospice

Sue Ryder Duchess of Kent Hospice

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  • £30.00 (+ £7.12) Anthony Wilson online donation
    Fond memories at work & play.
  • £20.00 Linda and Barrie Wood offline donation
    In memory of our friend from Cardio Keep fit class, we will miss him in class.
  • £30.00 (+ £7.12) Anonymous online donation
  • £15.00 F Waldron offline donation
  • £50.00 (+ £11.88) Bob Bullen online donation
    From Bob Bullen
  • £10.00 (+ £2.38) Peter & Jean Lord online donation
  • £50.00 (+ £11.88) Maria Brooks online donation
    To the loveliest Delly Welly. Love you always D3 x x
  • £200.00 (+ £47.50) Gerald Tout online donation
  • £20.00 (+ £4.75) Roger and Emma online donation
    Derek was a massive character, we had some great times and was always good for a story. It doesn't seem that long ago since Elaine passed away and really sad we couldn't be with you today. All the best
  • £30.00 (+ £7.12) Karen Watters online donation
    Rest in peace Derek now together again with Elaine. Lots of love.
  • £25.00 Simon, Helen, Emily, Linus & Faith online donation
    We always looked forward to visiting you, Helen & Jane on our trips from NZ to see family. Will miss the conversations, rest well mate. Love us all in NZ x
  • £25.00 (+ £5.94) Angela Slade-Smith online donation
    O, how I will miss your generous spirit, love & laughter, friendship & your support, darling man, Derek. Rest in peace Bullen xxx Sending our love to you Helen and Jane at this very sad time. Your dear Dad loved you both to the moon and back, and then some more. Angela, Hannah and Thomas xxx
  • £50.00 (+ £11.88) David Svensen online donation
    In memory of my dear old pal. We are all going to miss you. David and Pat
  • £10.00 (+ £2.38) Julie Summers online donation
    RIP Derek, you will be sadly missed but you are now with your lovely wife x
  • £10.00 (+ £2.38) Kerry Lawrence online donation
    Dearest Helen & Jane, Your dad was a truly wonderful man who will never be forgotten. May his soul rest in peace, reunited with your beautiful mum & may the two of you find peace & comfort at this difficult time!! Lots of love x x
  • £50.00 (+ £11.88) Mike & Lynnette Winkworth online donation
    A wonderful man taken too soon. RIP Del Boy.
  • £50.00 David &Margaret Parker online donation
    A good friend and fellow bowler who will be greatly missed.
  • £30.00 (+ £7.12) Ray & Sheila Fitzgerald online donation
    A great mate, work colleague and walking companion who will be much missed. Fitz
  • £50.00 (+ £11.88) Peter&Tina Quinney online donation
    Great times working together. Terrific holidays together touring America. Del Boy you will be sadly missed.xx
  • £100.00 (+ £23.75) Tony&Val Methven online donation
    Great friend will be greatly missed
  • £25.00 (+ £5.94) Simon Barlow online donation
    Sending love to Jane and Helen at this most difficult time. Simon xx
  • £30.00 (+ £7.12) Colin and Toni Hunt online donation
    Derek rest in peace you are now with Elaine
  • £30.00 Anonymous online donation
  • £25.00 (+ £5.94) Debby Bond online donation
    Girls Your dad was a truly kind and giving man and we worked together in Terminal One for many years .Sincere condolences at your untimely loss 🙏🙏
  • £50.00 Sue, Donna, Zak, Sophie, Jake and Andy online donation
    Sleep tight brother, uncle and great uncle will be missed. Love you lots ❤️
  • £10.00 (+ £2.38) Graham Smith online donation
    Sincerest Condolences Jane and Helen - Love & thoughts with you x
  • £100.00 (+ £23.75) Julie Rodham online donation
    With love from Julie x
  • £20.00 (+ £4.75) Christine Seal online donation
    Derek was a great colleague and friend. I worked with him for 17 years at Thames Valley Police. He was such a wise and kind man with a sparkle in his eyes. He will be missed but never forgotten as we have the Bullen property storage facility - he loved that it was named after him:)
  • £50.00 (+ £11.88) Annette Spindler online donation
    Will miss your cheeky smile and glint in your eye,thank you for being a ray of sunshine in my world.Kind,warm,generous,loving and the best hugger. Will always be forver in my heart. Netty & Tony xxx
  • £25.00 Sara Draycott online donation
    Goodbye Derek . May you Rest in Peace. Forever with Elaine xx
  • £50.00 (+ £11.88) Alexander family online donation
    We're all thinking of you and sending our love xxxx
  • £20.00 (+ £4.75) Bob / Robert Browning online donation
    A good friend, a good boss and a good colleague! We had great times playing our annual golf in the USA, good time at BAA too. You will be missed by everyone who knew you as Derek and Del Boy! Bob
  • £25.00 (+ £5.94) Martin Lake online donation
    Rest in Peace Derek.
  • £25.00 (+ £5.94) Mr James Bullen online donation
  • £30.00 John Langley online donation
    Fond memories of a special friend.
  • £25.00 Ken Murphy online donation
    In memory of Derek From Reg & June Hansford
  • £20.00 Bill and Joyce Coles online donation
    Rest in peace
  • £30.00 Chris Wood-Griffiths online donation
    Rest in peace Derek now reunited with the lovely Elaine. Love Chris & Dave xx
  • £20.00 Dennis and Pamela Budd online donation
    Fond memories, thinking of you all.
  • £20.00 (+ £4.75) The Oxlades online donation
    Rest in peace Big D. We'll miss you XxX
  • £20.00 shirley flegg online donation
    My thoughts will be with you all on 26th. Love to you both. Shirley
  • £30.00 Lucy gales online donation
  • £50.00 (+ £11.88) Sam Allen online donation
    Good night Derek. The most kind, caring and loving man. You will always be in my thoughts. Sam & Craig
  • £50.00 (+ £11.88) Anonymous online donation
  • £20.00 Mandy & John Mcleod online donation
    Rest in peace god bless from all the family here in the Falklands.
  • £120.00 (+ £28.50) Yvonne Biggs online donation
    In loving memory of Helen & Jane's dad. Rest in Peace From Buck Reading office.
  • £30.00 (+ £7.12) Tony & Pat Gill online donation
    We will never forget the happy memories we have had with Derek, always a great friend. Rest in peace. Now together with Elaine, his lovely wife.
  • £30.00 David & Pam Lewis online donation
    Rest in Peace, very good friend.
  • £25.00 (+ £5.94) Brenda & Mick and family online donation
    With many happy memories of our good, caring friend, Derek. Now reunited with Elaine, we'll never forget either of you. May you both rest in peace. Brenda, Mick and family