Grover Estel Culler, age 93, of Ragan Culler Road, Boone, passed away Saturday evening, July 6th, 2013.
Born November 6, 1919 in Watauga County, he was a son of Frank and Josie Pennell Culler. Mr. Culler was a life long member of Rich Mountain Baptist Church. He retired as a school bus mechanic from the Watauga County School System.
Mr. Culler is survived by three sons, Allen Culler and wife Mary Ellen, of Banner Elk, Alfred Culler and wife Debra, and Alvis Culler and wife, Frieda, all of Boone; six grandchildren, Cathy Jones and husband Jeff, of Hickory, Kevin Greene of Banner Elk, Christy Peronto and husband, Aaron, of Oviedo, Fla., Lydia West of Todd, Jason Culler and Melissa Weaver and husband, Travis, all of Boone; ten great-grandchildren; two sister, Ruby Jones of Boone, and Carolyn Miller of Sophia, NC and his caregivers; Pansy and Wilson Blevins and Sarah Guy.
He was preceded in death by his first wife, Jessie Miller Culler; his second wife, Reba Wilson Culler; three brothers, Baxter, Armon and Odell Culler; two sisters, Dora Lewis and Nan Justice; and daughter-in-law, Geraldine Brown Culler.
Funeral services will be conducted Wednesday morning, July 10th, 2013, at 10 o'clock at the Austin & Barnes Funeral Home Chapel, officiated by Rev. Ray Greene. Burial will follow in the Culler Family Cemetery.
The family will receive friends Tuesday evening from 7 until 8:30 at Austin & Barnes.
At other times, the family will be at the home of Allen Culler, 2714 Clarks Creek Road in Banner Elk, or at the home of Alfred Culler, 6892 Howard's Creek Road, Boone.
The family respectfully requests no food and in lieu of flowers, suggests memorial donations to a charity of the donor's choice.
Online condolences may be shared with the family at the website austinandbarnesfuneralhome.com
Austin & Barnes Funeral Home and Crematory is serving the Culler family.