James Daniel (JD) Pulver

  • Died: May 23, 2019
  • Location: Fort Wayne, Indiana

D O McComb and Sons - Pine Valley

1320 East Dupont Rd.
Fort Wayne, IN 46825

Tel. (260) 426-9494

Tribute & Message From The Family

James Daniel "JD" Pulver, 48, passed away unexpectedly May 23, 2019 at home. He was born May 31, 1970, in Fort Wayne, the only son of William and Ruth (Bledsoe) Pulver. He graduated from Woodlan HS and went on to receive a bachelor's degree in the arts from IPFW. He was previously employed at SDI and most recently owned Sterling Services. JD was a lifelong fan of the Purdue Boilermakers, Chicago Cubs and Indianapolis Colts. JD loved the outdoors. He enjoyed beekeeping and outdoor sports. He loved to golf, cycle, run, swim, hike, mountain climb and repel. He competed in triathlons and completed a full Iron Man competition.
JD was the kindest man who would always help others. He will be remembered for his competitive spirit, love of the arts, comedy and music, his unique story-telling, his bad dad jokes, and his enormous heart. JD's three children were his biggest joy in life.
JD is survived by his parents William and Ruth (Bledsoe) Pulver; son, William Joseph "Joey" Bloomfield, of New Haven; daughter Madalyn "Tater" Pulver; son Carson "Clutch" Pulver, both of Fort Wayne, significant other Laura (Bower) King, of Fort Wayne; her children and JD's bonus kids, Madisen King (Mikel Robbins) and Cameron King, both of Fort Wayne; ex-wife, Stacey (Bixler) Pulver, of Fort Wayne; his best bud Brownie (aka chien marron);along with many aunts, uncle, cousins and many friends of Bill W. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Fred and Thelma Bledsoe, and Lester and Dulla Pulver. Services as follows: Visitation May 29, 2pm-8pm at D.O. McComb Funeral Home, Dupont Rd, Ft Wayne. Funeral service at Robinson Chapel, Union Chapel Rd, Ft Wayne, May 30, 11am with viewing 1-hour prior at the church and a gathering afterward. In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to support the children's school fund or STOP Suicide of Northeast Indiana. Condolences may be left online at www.mccombandsons.com.


Condolence & Memory Journal

JD, JK here to say thank-you kindly for all of your help and knowledge these past 13.5 mon. You helped me chair meetings and figure out how to use that goofy tape recorder. I will never forget your kindness. Friend of Bill W. XOXO

Posted by A friend   May 31, 2019

JD will be missed by so many. Our condolences go to the family and many friends of JD.

Posted by Tom and Denise Miller - New Haven, IN   May 30, 2019

Saddened to hear of JD's passing. Prayers for all to find comfort and peace. We love the Pulver families.

Posted by Chris & Cindy Walker Walker - Leesburg, IN   May 29, 2019

Such a great guy! He shared many laughs with a bunch of us in college! I always remember him with a smile on his face and a chuckle not far behind. The world was a better place with him in it!

Posted by Ingrid Laidroo-Martin - Albion, IN - Friend   May 29, 2019

Friend of Carol and have met Camryn several times. My deepest condolences. May you find peace and love within family members and within one another. I am very sorry to hear of such great loss to all of you. My prayers are with you and the family.

Posted by Danielle Crawford - Friend   May 29, 2019

Bill, Ruth, and to JD's children; Am so sorry for your loss! I remenber JD as one cute child, running around Evangelical Christian Church! Praying for your comfort.
Sharla Stoller Schultz

Posted by Sharla Schultz - Simpsonville, SC - Friend   May 29, 2019

My heart holds many memories of JD. The earliest is from kindergarten we were always teasing each other. He had a smile that could light up the room. God speed my friend and classmate, may you be creating works of art in heaven.

Posted by Jamie (Gorrell) Hardin - Hodgenville, KY   May 28, 2019

Our family sends love to each one of you. We're wrapping our arms around you as you hold one another and move forward one small step at a time. Truly saddened by this news and have no words that can capture the shock of this loss and how you must be feeling. Our best to you; Mike, Heather, Jordan and Madeline Miller

Posted by Heather Miller - Fort Wayne, IN - Family Friend   May 28, 2019


Prayers to the family. Especially his children. Madie and Carson are my great niece and nephew. Hugs to you all.

Posted by Karen Sills - Decatur, IN - Family   May 28, 2019

JD will be missed by so many. My condolences go to the family and many friends of JD.

Posted by Liz W - Fort Wayne, IN   May 28, 2019

This is so unexpected. Rest in peace, fellow Phi Kap, and grace and peace to your loved ones. May your memory be a blessing to those who knew and loved you, my friend.

Posted by Colby Bandelier    May 28, 2019

JD is in my prayers as well as all of the friends and family touched by his life. Let his passing encourage us to love one another.

Posted by Scott Seelig - Phoenix, AZ   May 28, 2019

JD was an incredible young man that has left us way too soon. Always loving and caring, with a big heart. Blessings to his immediate family - children, girl friend, and parents. May God hold them close as they bear this horrendous loss in their lives.

Posted by Stan & Wendy Pulver - Columbia City, IN - Family   May 28, 2019

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