Elton Cultice Sr.

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Elton Cultice Sr. Obituary

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CULTICE Sr., Elton A. 85, of Urbana, passed away July 11, 2011. He was born February 17, 1926 in Springfield, the son of Noah I. and Elda B. (Shroyer) Cultice. Mr. Cultice was a member of the Operating Engineers Local # 18 and was retired from A. G. Samuelson. He loved to travel to Tazewell, Tennessee to the home of Butch and Sherlon Collinsworth where he hunted mushrooms and visited with family members and friends. He was a Veteran of the U.S. Army serving during the Korean War. Survivors include four children; Cathy Cultice, Urbana, Elton A. Cultice Jr., Springfield, Penne (Mack) Russell, Urbana and Chester Cultice, California, one grandson; Joshua E. Russell, Urbana, one sister; Nora E. Shook, Springfield, one brother; Noah S. Cultice, Springfield, one sister-in-law; Hazel Cultice, Springfield, special family friend; Ron Rittenhouse and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by three sisters; Loeta Collinsworth, Donna Shaffer and Norma Jean Becraft, one brother; Norman Cultice, special friend; Gary Hand and his parents. Visitation will be held form 6:00PM until 8:00PM Thursday in the JONES-KENNEY-ZECHMAN FUNERAL HOME. Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM Friday in the funeral home with Pastor Rick Clos officiating. Burial will follow in Mt. Calvary Cemetery, Tremont City.

Published in Springfield News-Sun from July 13 to July 14, 2011
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