Michael Culbertson

1953 - 2013 Obituary Condolences
Michael Culbertson 02/06/1953 - 12/06/2013 Michael Edward Culbertson passed away Dec 6, 2013; after a long battle with cancer. Michael was born February 6, 1953 in Charlotte, North Carolina; to Robert L. Culbertson and Mary Culbertson Hough. His father Robert preceded him in death in 1988. His wife Martha, daughters Brooke and Brandy, granddaughters Brecklyn and Myla, survives him. He is also survived by is mother Mary and stepfather Ed Hough, his loving Aunt Sarah Daly; siblings Lee (Ruth), John (Sherrie), David, Susie Baker (Ty) and Linda Culbertson Burton; nephews Dan Culbertson, Justin Gipson, Cabe Culbertson, Collin Zent, and Travis Culbertson; nieces Renee Cienfuegos and Ashley Culbertson, along with many grandnieces and nephews. Michael graduated from Arvin High in 1971 and attended Bakersfield College. He loved roping, basketball, Nascar, Rod Stewart, The Price is Right and his dog. The family is deeply grateful to the staff at Mercy Hospital for their care and comfort, Chaplin's Sister Mary and Augustine Amam, the drivers from the The who transported Michael to treatment for many months, and all the others that helped to comfort Michael through his tough times. There will be a private burial Monday, December 16, 2013; followed by a celebration of Michael's life for friends and family, at the Woody Community Center; in Woody, CA at 12:00pm. In lieu of flowers, donations are being accepted at The in Michael's name.
Published in Bakersfield Californian on Dec. 12, 2013
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