Samuel Hull Gulley


Obituary Notice

Samuel Hull Gulley, age 34, of Little Rock, born November 22, 1968 died November 5, 2003. Sam is survived by his parents, Dr. Thomas Holiman and Jane Remmarck Gulley, his grandmother, Berneil Hull Remmarck of Little Rock, two aunts, Marilyn Remmarck Robinson and husband Ray of Richland, Washington, Jane Gulley Jackson and husband Ed of Fulton, Arkansas and his cousins, Marck, Laura, Karen, Janet, Kay, and their families. Sam attended Pulaski Academy, Central High School, and the University of Arkansas at Little Rock.

He was an Eagle Scout and his fondest memories were of the times he spent at Philmont Scout Ranch in New Mexico, spending two years as a camper and three years on staff. This summer he spent his vacation there with friends attending an annual reunion of staff members. He was a Life Member of the Philmont Staff Association. Sam was an enthusiastic Ham Radio Operator and member of the AARL. He was also a volunteer Hunter Education Instructor, member of the American Numismatic Society, and a stamp collector. Sam was a dedicated blood donor and member if Immanuel Baptist Church.

There will be a visitation from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. Friday at Ruebel Funeral Home, followed by a memorial service Saturday at 11:00 a.m. at the funeral home. 

The family requests that memorials be made to the American Heart Association or a charity of their choice.

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  • Our heart felt thoughts and prayer are with you in your time of loss.
    Monty, Rose and Gary
    Arkansas Optical CityState
    North Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Jane and Tom,
    My thoughts and prayers are with you . I pray that God will comfort and sustain you and be with you in a very special way in your time of grief.
    Mimi Donham Nation
    Little Rock, Arkansas
  • May you find comfort in the arms of your family, friends, and in the fond memories of your son, Sam.
    But just think of stepping on shore and finding it heaven, of touching a hand and finding it god's, of breathing new air and finding it celestial, of waking up in glory and finding it home.
    My love,
    Gertrude Witt
    Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Dear Meme, Jane and Tom

    To lose Sam so suddenly from our family has us all in shock and full or grief and pain. We wish we were there with you right now, but our love and thoughts and prayers are with you. Because this poem has brought us peace and comfort, we want to share it with you.

    God's Lent Child

    “I’ll lend you for a little while a child of mine”, God said, “For you to love the while he’s here and mourn for when he’s dead”.

    “It may be just a few years, or many may there be, “But will you, till I call him back, take care of him for Me?”

    “He’ll bring his wit to gladden you, but should his stay be brief, “You’ll have precious memories as a solace for your grief.”

    “I cannot promise he’ll stay long, since all from earth return, “But some of the lessons taught below, I want this child to learn.”

    “I’ve looked the whole world over in search of teachers true, “And from the things that crowd life’s lane, I have chosen you.”

    “Will you give him all your love, nor think the labor vain, “Nor hate Me when I come to take this lent child back again?”

    I fancied that I heard them say, “Dear Lord, Thy will be done, “For the joys Thy child will bring, the risk of grief we’ll run.”

    “We’ll shelter him with tenderness; we’ll love him while we may; “And for the happiness we’ve known, forever grateful stay.”

    “But should Thy angels call for him much sooner than we’ve planned, “We’ll brave the grief that comes, and try to understand.” Anon

    May God's love surround you - Marilyn, Ray, Laura, Marck, Faby, Aida, Derek and Bryce.
    Richland, Washington

  • Dr. Gulley, Mrs. Gulley and Mrs. Remmarck,
    Our hearts and prayers go out to you in your time of mourning. Sam was a good and kind hearted person. He will be truly missed.
    Donna, Ed and Katie Loftis
    Little Rock, Arkansas 
  • Tom and Jane, Ours prayers, love, and concern are with you during the days ahead.
    Bill and Retha Bush
    Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Dr. and Mrs. Gulley,
    I was so sorry to learn of the passing of Sam. On behlaf of the Philmont Staff Association, please accept my sympathies and prayers.
    The Philmont Staff Association maintians a list of former staffers who have passed which can be viewed at . Sam will be forever listed on that page.
    H. Rice Brewer, Sr.
    Fort Smith, Arkansas
  • So saddened to learn of the death of your son, our sympathy to the entire family. Ralph G. Brodie (Central class of 1958), Marilou Brodie and Marilyn Brodie Archer (Hall class of 1964)
    Marilyn B. Archer
    De Queen, Arkansas
  • Jane and Tom, Please know that I am holding you all and yours in my thoughts and prayers. This is one of those times when we know that God knows what He is doing and we do not. Love, Libbie Dougan
    Libbie T. Dougan
    North Little Rock, Arkansas
  • Jane and Tom, Please know that I am holding you all and yours in my thoughts and prayers. This is one of those times when we know that God knows what He is doing and we do not. 
    Libbie T. Dougan
    North Little Rock, Arkansas