Verlon Culver


ROSSVILLE Verlon "V.O." Culver, 91, passed away on Saturday, June 29, 2013.He was born in Henagar, Ala., to the late Charlie A. Culver and Josie Mae Hicks, but had lived in the North Georgia area for most of his life.He retired from Combustion Engineering Co. after more than 30 years of service and was a local plumber that served many in Rossville. He was a veteran of the U.S. Navy having served during WWII from 1940 to 1946 as a Fireman First Class and was a member of the American Legion #39 in Henagar for 57 years. He was a loyal Atlanta Braves fan and enjoyed rabbit and bird hunting.He was a member of Midway Baptist Church of Rossville.He was also preceded in death by his wife, Lizzie "Liz" Smith Culver; infant son, Chris Lamar Culver; step-mother, Alma Cheatwood Culver Berry; brothers, Brady Culver, Duell Culver, Jim Cheatwood, Monroe Cheatwood; sisters, Ozella Shankles, Evelyn Hughes, Virginia Weathers, Lois Mays and Bobbie Jean Stoker.Survivors include two daughters, Yvonne (Gary) Strange, of Fort Oglethorpe and Debi Wilson, of Ringgold; son Darryl Culver, of Rossville; brother, Charlie D. Cheatwood, of Henagar, Ala.; two sisters, Willodean Langford and Lindel Perkins, of Rossville; seven grandchildren, Christi Bailey, Kelly Dunn, Dana Jenkins, Chase and Colt Wilson, Haley and Dylan Culver; seven great-grandchildren and several nieces and nephews.Funeral services will be held at 11 a.m. EDT today, July 2, in the Fort Oglethorpe Chapel with. Brother Joel Jenkins officiating.The family will receive friends prior to the service today at the funeral home.Burial will be held at 1:15 p.m. EDT in New Home Cemetery, Henagar.Online guest book at Arrangements by W.L. Wilson & Sons Funeral Homes, Fort Oglethorpe.

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