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Ellis L. Culbertson Obituary
Ellis L. Culbertson of Coatesville Ellis L. Culbertson, 83, of Coatesville, passed away on Wednesday, June 26, 2013, at Chester Valley Rehabilitation and Nursing Center in Malvern. He worked at the former Lukens Steel Company for over 30 years before retirement in 1983. After retirement, he could be found hanging out on the streets of Coatesville. He was known as "Popeye" by many residents of Coatesville. He enjoyed smoking his pipe, playing cards, bingo and walking. He is survived by his three children, Geneva Covington (Ronald), Paul E. (Jackie) and Cheryl Shoemaker; eight grandchildren, three great-grandchildren, and numerous nieces and nephews. In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by all of his siblings, Orris, Vera, Grace, Mary, Evelyn, Franklin, Ruth, Raymond, Janet and Geneva. A funeral service will be held at 11 a.m. on Saturday, June 29th, at the James J. Terry Funeral Home, 736 E. Lancaster Ave., Downingtown, with visitation one hour prior to the service. Interment will be in Fairview Cemetery, Coatesville, at the convenience of the family. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Chester Valley Rehabilitation and Nursing Center, 283 E. Lancaster Ave., Malvern, PA 19355. To send online condolences, visit www.jamesterryfuneralhome.com.

Published in The Daily Local on June 27, 2013
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