William Henry McCullough

February 13, 1932 ~ October 31, 2020 (age 88)


William “Bill” Henry McCullough, 88, of Cape Girardeau, passed away Saturday, October 31, 2020 at Capetown Arbors Assisted Living in Cape Girardeau.

He was born February 13, 1932 in Greenbriar, Missouri, son of “Dudley” Hugh and Ida “Fern” Miller McCullough.

Bill enlisted in the United States Army on December 3, 1952 and was honorably discharged on October 27, 1954. He worked as a farmer alongside his brother, Shannon and from 1962-2010 he owned and operated Bill’s Repair.

Loving survivors include a brother; Shannon (Karen) McCullough of Jackson, and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by life companion; Evelyn Probst, five sisters; Rosalie Abernathy, Glenda Cameron, LaVeda Stepp, Geraldine Moore and Beulah Hardesty, three brothers; Lyndell, Leon and Don McCullough, and his parents.

Visitation will be from 4:00-8:00 PM Tuesday, November 3, 2020 at McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center in Jackson.

Funeral service will be at 11:00 AM on Wednesday, November 4, 2020 at the funeral home with the Rev. Jimmie Corbin officiating.

Interment will follow in Russell Heights Cemetery in Jackson with military honors.

The family suggests that contributions be made to St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital.

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Public Viewing
November 3, 2020

4:00 PM to 6:00 PM
McCombs Funeral Home, Inc.
McCombs Funeral Home and Cremation Center
640 West Independence
Jackson, MO 63755

Funeral Service
November 4, 2020

11:00 AM
McCombs Funeral Home & Cremation Center
640 West Independence Street
Jackson, MO 63755

November 4, 2020

12:00 PM
Russell Heights Cemetery
435 S. Farmington
Jackson, MO 63755

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