Columbus Donel Tullos
April 4, 1941 - July 17, 2019
Columbus Donel Tullos, age 78 of Franklinton, LA, passed away peacefully on Wednesday, July 17, 2019 at St. Tammany Parish Hospital in Covington, LA.
He was born, April 4, 1941 in Alexandria, LA to Jarrel Columbus Tullos and Bertha Ingram Tullos.
Donel is survived by his wife of 59 years Lorraine Ann Tullos; two daughters, Tara Russell and Andrea Tullos; sister, Joyce Richardson; three grandsons; and two great-granddaughters. He was predeceased by his son, Jarrel Christopher Tullos; Mother, Bertha Ingram Tullos; Father, Jarrel Tullos; and brothers Jerry Tullos and Ronnie Tullos.
Donel was an avid hunter and fisherman who loved the outdoors. He loved spending time teaching his grandchildren to appreciate the wilderness as he did. Don retired from Lou-Con Inc. after over 30 years of loyal employment and was a member of the local 60 for pipe fitters and steam fitters.
The Tullos family would like to thank all the nurses and doctors at St. Tammany Parish Hospital for their special attention and care during Donel’s time of illness.
Relatives and friends are invited to attend a funeral service on Monday, July 22, 2019 at 11 AM in the chapel at E. J. Fielding Funeral Home, 2260 West 21st Avenue Covington, LA 70433.
Visitation on Monday, July 22, 2019 from 9 AM to service time.
Interment in Pinecrest Memorial Gardens.