Willie McCullough

Published 5:00 am Friday, May 15, 2009

Services for Willie McCullough were 10 a.m. Friday, May 15, atRiemann Family Funeral Homes Chapel in Gulfport with burial inFloral Hills Memorial Gardens.

Mr. McCullough died May 13, 2009. He was born in Brookhaven onJan. 2, 1919, to Will and Nan McCullough.

He moved to the Mississippi Gulf Coast in 1942. Mr. McCulloughwas stationed at Keesler Air Force Base and served overseas inWorld War II until 1946. He then entered the tire business when hereturned home. Eventually opening Southern Tire Sales, where heremained for 30 years. He was a Shriner and a Mason. He lovedfishing and spending time with his family and friends. He was afaithful member and deacon of Grace Memorial Baptist Church, wherehe taught Sunday school for many years. He loved the Lord and hiswife Flo. Together they served the Lord.

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Preceding him in death were his parents; a son, Stephen DouglasMcCullough; his brothers, Byron, Morris, Lawrence and EdwardMcCullough; his two sisters, Callie Adams and Mattie Smith.

Survivors are his wife of 65 years, Florence; his son, MichaelSr.; a brother, D.R. “Doc” McCullough; a grandson; and many nieces,nephews and friends.