James Russell Culbreth

May 22, 2023

James Russell Culbreth Obituary

James Russell "Rusty" Culbreth

Retired US Air Force MSGT James Russell Culbreth, 76, husband of Ronnie Culbreth, of Summerville, passed away on Tuesday, May 22, 2023.

Rusty was born in Landrum, South Carolina on July 12, 1946. He was the son of James Wall Culbreth and Bonita Parker Culbreth.  He was a flight engineer in the United States Air Force for 20+ years.  Afterwards, he worked at a sporting goods store and did construction.  He enjoyed working on engines, hunting, fishing, and having vegetable gardens, horses, and chickens.  Rusty was a devoted husband and father.

He is survived by his wife, Ronnie Lee Winstead Culbreth; his daughter, Catherine Marie Culbreth; his brother John Culbreth, and his sisters, Jennie Culbreth Gardner, Doris Culbreth Stott, and Verna Culbreth Peace. Rusty was preceded in death by his sister, Mildred Culbreth Wofford.

The relatives and friends of James "Rusty" Culbreth are invited to attend his Funeral Service at 11:30 AM, Thursday, May 25, 2023 at Parks Funeral Home Chapel, 130 W. 1st North Street, Summerville, SC 29483. The family will receive friends from10:30 until the time of service. A graveside service  will be held  at  12:00pm Friday, May 26, 2023 in Oak Grove Baptist Church Cemetery in Landrum, South Carolina. In lieu of flowers, memorial donations may be made to the Wounded Warrior Project.

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Graveside Service
May 26, 2023

12:00 PM
Oak Grove Baptist Church
826 Oak Grove Road
Landrum, sc 29356


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