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May 11, 2013

Robert George Culbertson

CONNEAUTVILLE — After living a rich and full life, Robert George Culbertson of Rolling Fields Eden Alternative Home in Conneautville, and formerly of the Diamond/Titusville area, went home to be with Jesus on Friday, May 10, 2013, at the age of 96.

Bob was born in Girard on June 14, 1916, to James Egbert (Bert) and Sylvia May Bailey Culbertson.

He married Julia Elizabeth Campbell on June 8, 1940 at the Methodist Church in Townville. They were blessed with more than 72 years of marriage and pledged each night to see each other in heaven if one did not awaken in the morning.

In addition to his wife, Mr. Culbertson is survived by their seven children, Mrs. George (Jean) Rawson of Meadville, Mrs. Joseph (Fran) Gores of Memphis, Mich., Mrs. Jerry (Linda) Alsdorf of Centerville, Mrs. Donald (Nancy) Copeland of Albion, Mrs. Ronald (Mary Jane) Stechenfinger of Dayton, Ohio, R. Dean Culbertson and his wife, Linda, of Cochranton, and Stephen Culbertson and his wife, Ann, of Titusville. Also surviving are 28 grandchildren, 54 great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren. 

He was preceded in death by three sisters, Mrs. Helen Jones, Mrs. Sarah Wheeler, and Mrs. Ivy Butts; and a brother, Mr. Emmett Culbertson. 

After attending Girard High School, Mr. Culbertson worked on many farms before owning and operating his own dairy farm in East Troy from 1942 to 1962. He later worked for Struthers Wells, National Forge & Plastic Works, and for PPG Industries from which he retired in 1981.

When at home, Bob enjoyed working in his vegetable garden and spending time hunting and fishing. He also enjoyed camping and spent many weekends at local campgrounds, with his family visiting the “Culbertson Campsite.”

Bob was a member of Chapmanville Community Church where he served as a board member for many years. He also participated as a member of the Townville Area Senior Citizens where he and Julia enjoyed many outings and were crowned King and Queen in 2000. Bob especially appreciated his wife’s home cooking, time spent reading his Bible, and spending time with his children and grandchildren. 

Friends may call at Gordon B. Garrett Funeral Home 303 N. Washington St., Titusville, on Monday from 2 to 4 and 7 to 9 p.m.

The funeral will be conducted on Tuesday at 11 a.m. at Chapmanville Community Church, with Pastor Jerry Alsdorf of the Mt. Pleasant Chapel, and Pastor Ron Stechenfinger of Vandalia Christian Tabernacle in Vandalia, Ohio, officiating.

Interment will be in East Troy Cemetery.

Memorial contributions may be made to Chapmanville Community Church, 1043 Leboeuf Trail Road, Titusville, Pa. 16354.

If you would like to leave a condolence for the family, go to garrettfuneralhomeinc.com.

 

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