Kenneth James McCullough
July 16, 1946 - April 24, 2013
SALEM - Kenneth James McCullough died at home in Salem, OR on Wednesday, April 24, 2013 at the age of 66 with family by his side. He was born on July 16, 1946 in Brooklyn, NY to Kenneth John McCullough and Gertrude (Murray) Noble, the oldest of six children. His siblings include Gerard (Elise) McCullough, Glenn McCullough, Doreen (Robert) DeSoto, Debra (Mathew) Cody, and Denise McCullough. He was preceded in death by his parents, brother Glenn, and daughter Autumn Lee. He is survived by his wife of 43 years Beverly Ann Rumrill, and children Kenneth J. McCullough Jr. (Natasha), Kelly J. (Joseph) Ghormley, D. Bryan McCullough (Tanya), Terrena Hill, Amy Tilton, Casey Liner, Sabrina Olson, and Erik Evenhus—as well as ten grandchildren and two (almost three!) great-grandchildren. Kenneth served in the U.S. Army from 1965 to 1968 in the 173rd Airborne Brigade, 503rd Infantry, 4th Battalion, "C" Co. From 1966 to 1967 he served in Vietnam, where he was awarded a Purple Heart
and an Army Commendation Medal with "V" Device (for Valor). Kenneth was a lifetime member of the VFW
for over 20 years, a USPS Career City Letter Carrier for 34 years, and a member of NALC branch 1274 in Corvallis, OR where he served as Shop Stewart and Union President. A Celebration of Life reception will be held Friday, May 3, 2013 from 2 P.M. to 5 P.M. at Willamette Valley Hospice, 1015 3rd Street NW, Salem, OR 97304. Arrangements are by Virgil T. Golden Funeral Service.