Rev. Dr. Samuel H. Bullock, Jr. was born and raised in Boston, Massachusetts and moved to Detroit, Michigan after completing his early education in the Boston Public Schools and an honorable tour of duty in the United States Army. He passed away on July 12, 2018. Rev. Bullock was the founding board president of Macomb Montessori Academy where he partnered with fellow board members as well as the school leader to provide a safe, quality, and tuition-free education to the children of Warren. His dedication to his community was evident as he served on numerous boards and dedicated much of his time to others. He studied at Highland Park Community College and Wayne State University leading toward an Associate of Arts and a Bachelor of Science Degree respectively. He continued his education and preparation for ministry at Andover Newton Theological School in Massachusetts and Drew University in New Jersey from which he now holds a Master and Doctorate of Ministry Degrees.