September 30, 1938 ~ June 25, 2019
Richard John Culp, 80 years, passed away Tuesday June 25, 2019. He was born in Elyria and a life long Akron area resident. Richard was a veteran of the Army. He worked for the U.S. Postal Service and the IRS. Richard was preceded in death by his infant son John; parents Leroy R. and Mary R. Culp and his grandparents John and Mary Bolka. He is survived by his loving wife Shirley; son Dennis (Michelle); grandson Dr. Brian (Irene) Culp; granddaughter Jessica (David) Duryea; great grandchildren Abby, Michael, Carter and Riley; sister Lynda Culp and cousin Barbara. Also step-children Ron (Nettie) Adams, Laurie (Jeff) Jones, Diane (Bob) Campbell, Bill Adams, Kenny (Debbie) Adams, Greg (Sunita) Adams; 15 step-grandchildren and 8 step-great grandchildren. Shirley and the family would like to extend a special thank you to the staff of CHC Continuing Health Care of Cuyahoga Falls and Harbor Light Hospice Care for their outstanding, compassionate and loving care of Richard. The family will recieve friends Monday July 1, 2019, 4-7 p.m. at Hummel Funeral Home, 500 E. Exchange St., Akron. Mass of Christian Burial will be held Tuesday July 2, 2019, 10:00 a.m., at Immaculate Heart of Mary Catholic Church, 1905 Portage Trail, Cuyahoga Falls. Private interment will be held at Ohio Western Reserve National Cemetery. In lieu of flowers donations may be made to Harbor Light Hospice Care or the American Cancer Society.