Gary Lewis "Cubby" Culbertson

  • "He was thought a lot of by John Moore and Bobbie Pruitt. I..."
  • "Donna my thoughts and prayers are with you and your family..."
    - Jinny Harper
  • "Our thoughts and Prayers are with the family-RIP"
    - Butch & JoAnna Craig
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    - Norman Tollison
  • "Rest In Peace Mr. Culbertson."
    - Catherine Courtney

Gary Lewis "Cubby"


Fountain Inn

Gary Lewis "Cubby" Culbertson, age 76, of Fountain Inn, passed away on March 27, 2014. He was a son of the late Alva Ray and Rena Moore Culbertson of Woodruff, SC.

Cubby was a graduate of the University of South Carolina in Columbia and was an avid Gamecock fan. He retired from Michelin, was a U.S. Army Veteran, and was of the Methodist faith. He enjoyed playing golf and flying his model airplanes.

Surviving are his daughter, Donna Culbertson Page (Jeff) of Woodruff; and a granddaughter, Kristin Channing Stevens of Spartanburg. Also surviving is a sister, Jean Culbertson Branson (Phil) of Columbia; a brother, Joe Culbertson (Terry) of Mauldin; a sister-in-law, Annie Culbertson of Woodruff; and several nieces and nephews.

Mary Simms Gregory and family were special members in his life and brought him great joy and happiness over the last 18 years. Cubby was devoted to her grandchildren, Cog and Chloe Gregory.

He was preceded in death by his wife, Pamela Gault Culbertson; and a brother, Donald Moore Culbertson.

Cubby was a talented musician and was an original member of the Swingin' Medallions. He was best known for his contribution to the popular song "Double Shot." He loved to shag and spent a lot of time at the Bowery back in the day.

The family will receive friends on Tuesday, April 1, 2014 from 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM at Cannon Funeral Home, Fountain Inn, to celebrate Cubby's life.

The families will be at their respective residences.

Condolences may be expressed to the family online at

Cannon Funeral Home, Fountain Inn


Funeral Home
Cannon Funerals and Cremations
1150 N. Main Street Fountain Inn, SC 29644
(864) 862-9298
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Published in The Greenville News on Mar. 31, 2014
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