He was born April 12, 1932, in Clay County, the son of Willie and Nedra Myers McCullough. He graduated from Ashboro High School. On March 27, 1953, he married Hazel Rissler McCullough. Three weeks after their marriage, he was called into service with the U.S. Army and served in Germany. His unit was deployed with atomic weapons detail and he was proud of his service to his country.
As a young man, he drove a grain truck and he and his dad traveled the Wabash Valley shelling corn for local farmers. In 1970, Bob and Hazel started McCullough Feed and Grain in Cory, with his son joining them in 1974. Bob has driven semi-trucks since 1963 hauling grain, stone and other products until this April.
Bob has been a member of the American Legion and the VFW in Clay City, and also a member of the Brazil Elks Lodge. He always enjoyed having a vegetable garden and being outside working. He gave his time to his work, family and friends.
Survivors include his wife Hazel McCullough, Cory, one daughter Amanda Steele and husband Bill, Cory, one son Andrew McCullough and wife Joetta, Brazil, two granddaughters Ashley McCullough and Kelly McCullough, one sister Betty Brewer and husband Charles, Clinton, brother-in-law Denny Rissler, Reelsville, and other extended family.
Services will be held Tuesday, at 11 a.m., at French Funeral Home, with Pastor William Riedel officiating. Burial will follow at Oak Hill Cemetery with military graveside rites. Visitation will be Monday, from 4-8 p.m. Memorial contributions may be made in his memory to the American Cancer Society, the Humane Shelter or charity of choice.
Light a candle in his memory at www.frenchfuneralhome.com.