John Jacob McCullough, age 64, of Glenville, departed this life suddenly on Wednesday, April 13, 2016 at his residence. Born August 24, 1951 in Gilmer County, John was the son of the late Leland and Mary Morris McCullough.
John was a truck driver in the construction industry and was an United States Army Veteran having served in the Vietnam War. In his spare time, John enjoyed hunting, fishing, gardening, spending time with family and friends, and especially spoiling his grandchildren any chance he could.
On January 13, 1977 he was united in marriage to Barbara Faye McCullough, who preceded him in death on July 24, 2014.
Surviving is one daughter, Angela Dawn Carder and husband, Tim of Linn; three step-children, Mary Ellen McCullough and husband, Woody of Glenville; Dewayne “Tiny” Arbogast and wife, Kathy of TN; Lonnie Darnell Arbogast of TN; and five grandchildren, Taylor Carder, and Summer Carder, Scott McCullough, Christopher Arbogast, Megan Arbogast, and four great-grandchildren, Cohen Ridge Carder, Leland and Camden McCullough, and Lillian Faith McCullough.
Also surviving are eight siblings, Gladys Ellison (nee McCullough), Woody McCullough, Mary Lou Dennison, Leona Vanhoose, Nancy McCullough, Sherman McCullough, Alice Hamric, and Arthur McCullough.
Along with his wife and parents, John was preceded in death by one daughter, Rebecca McCullough, one step-son, Walter Clayton Arbogast, and two siblings, Andrew McCullough and Lillian Clevenger.
John’s request for cremation has been honored and the family will have a Memorial Service at the Camden Flats Baptist Church, 510 Kanawha Street, Glenville, WV., 26351 at 11:00 a.m., Saturday, April 23, 2016 with Pastor Dwight Goff and Pastor Phil Wilson officiating. Burial will follow in the Cedarville Cemetery in Cedarville.
In lieu of flowers, the family of John Jacob McCullough requests memorial contributions be made to the Camden Flats Baptist Church in honor of John.
Ellyson Mortuary Inc. is assisting the family of John Jacob McCullough with arrangements.