Samuel McCullough passed away on April 17, 2013 at 92 years of age. He was a Colorado Springs native, the son of Charles Gilbert and Emma Ruth (Day) McCullough. Sam graduated from Colorado Springs High School in 1938. He proudly served his country with the U.S. Marine Corp in the South Pacific during World War II. He was a District Manager with Mountain Bell until his retirement in 1981, having worked there for 39 years. He was a long time volunteer with Telephone Pioneers and involved with "Audio Ball" for blind children; Past President and long time member of Centennial Sertoma, as well as a 20 year volunteer with National Kidney Foundation. Sam married Nance Scofield Arnold in 1971. He is survived by Nance, stepsons James Scofield and Tom (Susan) Arnold and Dr. Catherine Arnold. Sam was uncle to numerous nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents and brothers Charles and Jack. He was a kind man - a good man who appreciated a good life. Gracious thanks to Interim Health Care Hospice. A Memorial Service will be held on Friday, April 26, 2013 at 10:00 AM at First Congregational Church, 20 E. St.Vrain Street., Colorado Springs, Colorado. In lieu of flowers, please consider a donation to the First Congregational Church, 20 E. St Vrain, for Sam's elevator dream.
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Published in The Gazette on Apr. 23, 2013