Frank "Franco" Bullard, age 45, of Kalamazoo Age 45, went home to his Lord on Wednesday, June 28, 2017, after a long illness. He was born in Kalamazoo on November 8, 1971, the son of Robert Bullard and Laura Mario. He attended grade school in Decatur and graduated from Parchment High School Class of 1990. While there he excelled at track and field and was on the soccer team. Frank was very active and also enjoyed softball, snowboarding and roller blading. Prior to his illness he worked for Harding Market and Imperial Beverage. He had a strong faith and attended Spring Valley Church where he taught "children's church." Frank had a kind and gentle heart. He loved children, animals, gardening, fantasy football and above all God. He had an abiding faith in Christ which he lived out through adversity and illness; he was an inspiration to those near him. Frank was a remarkable man who will be immensely missed. He was preceded in passing by his father Robert. He is survived by his mother and step-father, Laura Mario-Mrozovich and John Mrozovich; siblings, Josiah (Rachell) Sohlden, Grace (Brian) Robinson, Ashley and Tim Bullard; step-dad, David Sohlden; nieces and nephews, Evelyn, Lina, Isaac, Canaan and Jude. A service to celebrate his life will be held on Monday, July 3, 2017, at the funeral home beginning at 11:00 AM with Josiah Sohlden officiating. He will be laid to rest privately at Riverside Cemetery. The family would like to thank Hospice Care of S.W. Michigan for their compassion and care. Joldersma & Klein Funeral Home.