William Joseph “Pa Culler” Culler, 95, of Ararat, died at Blue Ridge Therapy Connection on Monday, May 30, 2016.
He was born in Patrick County on June 8, 1920 and was a son of the late Rev. Dexter “D.J.” and Jenny Bowman Culler.
He worked for many years at Mantel and Table Furniture before retiring from Henredon Furniture. He was also preceded in death by his wife, Gladys Bowman Culler; great-grandson, Little Stacey Culler; sisters, Josie Felts, Margaret Bowman, Catherine Carpenter and Annie Felts; a brother, Grant Culler and other infant siblings.
Surviving are his son, Joseph Shelbin Culler; three grandson; seven great-grandchildren; one sister, Ruth Young; and many special cousins, nieces and nephews.
A graveside service will be held at 2 p.m. on Thursday at the Henry Young family cemetery with the Rev. Rickey Rogers officiating.
The family will receive friends at Moody Funeral Home in Mount Airy, N.C., on Thursday from noon until the time to leave for the service.
The family would like to express their deepest appreciation to the staff of Mountain Valley Hospice, the staff on the west wing of Blue Ridge Therapy Connection and the countless friends who visited and cared for “Pa Culler” during his illness.
Online condolences may be made at www.moodyfuneralservices.com.