Curtis Glenn Coulson (1937 - 2017)

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Curtis Glenn Coulson
June 25, 1937 –
June 29, 2017
"I am ready to go home and be with the Lord."

Curtis Glenn Coulson, 80, of Radford, Va., (formerly of Pearisburg), passed away peacefully at his home on Thursday, June 29, 2017.
Curtis was born in Hillsville, Va., on June 25, 1937.
He is preceded in death by his parents, Curtis Meade Coulson and Ima Davis Coulson; his brother, Joe Howard Coulson; and his sisters, Ruth Semones and Betty Mae Harris.
Curtis was a member of the First United Methodist Church in Pearisburg for 48 years.
He attended Sunnyside Elementary, Hillsville High School and National Business College in Roanoke.
He earned his B.S. Degree from Lynchburg College and his M.S. Degree from the University of Virginia.
Curtis worked in retail and with the National Forest Service before entering the field of education, where he spent most of his career.
He worked in Bedford, Prince William, Montgomery, and Giles Counties, serving in various supervisory positions.
Survivors include his wife of 58 years, Patsy Vass Coulson; sons, C.G. Coulson and wife Karen, of St. Louis, Mo., David Coulson and wife Kim, of Radford, Va.; and six grandchildren: Alex, Keith, Scott, Evan, Tess and Sam.
Funeral services will be conducted today, Monday, July 3, 2017, at 2 p.m. at First United Methodist Church with the Rev. Brian Burch officiating. Burial will follow at Wilkinson Cemetery in Hillsville, Va.
The family will receive friends at First United Methodist Church in Pearisburg one hour prior to the funeral service.
Memorials may be made to First United Methodist Church, in Pearisburg.
Online condolences may be made at
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Givens Funeral Home
110 South Woodrum Street
Pearisburg, VA 24134-1738
(540) 921-1650
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Published in Galax Gazette from July 3 to July 4, 2017