Selby D. Cullum, of Conway, Ark., went to be with his Lord on Sunday, July 21, 2013, at his home.
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He was born Feb. 14, 1937, in Van Buren County, Ark., a son of the late Coleman and Bessie Cullum.
He was also preceded in death by two sons, Darrell and Paul Cullum; 2 brothers; and 4 sisters.
He was a retired brick mason, and owner of Selby Cullum Masonry (now Cullum Brothers Masonry), for over 40 years. He taught his children his craft and working on trucks, and everything they needed to know to make it in life; actually, the whole family was involved in the masonry business, including Mrs. Cullum.
Selby known by most of his friends as ""Shelby"" or ""Seb"" enjoyed working in the yard and gardening. After retirement, he mowed yards for something to do, because he was not good at just sitting still.
He is survived by his wife of 53 years, Margaret (Null) Cullum; children, Sherry Blackford and husband, Jerry; Gary Cullum; Perry Cullum and wife, Treasa; Greg Cullum and wife Nicki; 16 grandchildren, Melanie, Jennifer, Jeremy, T. J., Christina (deceased), Kim, Chassidy, Christopher, Clarke, Bradlee, Bretson, Hayley, Brick, Logan, Jordan, Hannah; 10 great-grandchildren, Laney, Melia, Nyden, Grace, Emrys, Jayden, Emma, Isaiah, Jeremiah, and Briley.
Visitation will be 6-8 p.m., Tuesday, July 23, 2013, at the funeral home.
Funeral will be 1 p.m., Wednesday, in the chapel of Griffin Leggett Conway, with Brothers Thomas Reed and Wayne Null officiating.
Burial will follow in Quattlebaum Cemetery at Bee Branch.
Pallbearers will be Danny ""Buddy"" Swofford, Wesley Wilson, Randy Null, Calvin Spradlin, David Hale, David Holliday; honorary pallbearers will be Charles Hale and Danny Hale.
Please send the family your messages of love, comfort and condolences to www.griffinleggettconway.com.
Griffin Leggett - Conway
1751 Dave Ward Dr
Conway, AR 72034
Published in The Log Cabin Democrat from July 22 to July 29, 2013