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JL Culver

October 19, 1936 ~ June 14, 2023 (age 86) 86 Years Old


 JL Culver, age 86, of Burna, KY, went home to be with the Lord, Wednesday, June 14, 2023 at 11:20 PM. He had been transferred to Rivers Bend Retirement Community at Kuttawa, KY the day before.

Survivors include Parthenia Pope Culver, his wife of 66 years of marriage; three children, Jeffery Lynn Culver (Sue); Joel Craig Culver (Tina) and Renesa Jill Culver; eight grandchildren, Shannon Marie Nethery, Jeremey Culver, Savannah Culver, Jason Ryan Culver (BJ), Halie Cotton (Justin), Amy Jo (Matthew) Quimby, Chelsey Culver, Rylee Culver and 15 great grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by his parents Aggie and Lowell Culver, as well as 9 siblings.

JL retired from Air Products in Calvert City in 1999 after 32 years of employment there. He and his wife Parthie were co-owners with her mother Velma Dunning of Gee Jays Food Mart in Burna, KY. for 27 years (1986-2013). During his years at Air Products, he also owned and operated a lawn care service, as well as being an auctioneer and conducting estate auctions. After retirement, he realized his dream of owning and riding motorcycles. He and Parthie rode many miles even enjoying a 5,000-mile trip out west and a number of trips to Eastern KY. JL loved sports and especially basketball during high school playing varsity at old LCHS and graduated there in 1955. He also played baseball. He enjoyed softball as well, and later spending the day at the golf course playing golf with his sons and grandsons. His family was one of his greatest, dearly loved joys, even reading stories to the little ones in recent months. He was a US Army veteran 1956-1959 and enjoyed his patriotic and community activities included being a charter member of the Burna Fire Department and insisting on the US flag flying at the monument, and provided and installed the pole and first flag and provided maintenance and the upkeep of the monument and grounds at the intersection of US 60 and River Road in Livingston County. JL was a deacon and long time, active, member of Dyer Hill Baptist Church.

Funeral Services will be 2:00 PM Saturday, June 17, 2023 in the chapel of Boyd Funeral Directors and Cremation Services, with Rev. Randy Beals officiating. Burial will follow in the Dyer Hill Cemetery.

Friends may visit with the family from 5:00 until 8:00 PM Friday, June 16, 2023 in the chapel of Boyd Funeral Directors and Cremation Services.

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June 16, 2023

5:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Boyd Funeral Directors and Cremation Services (Salem)

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June 17, 2023

2:00 PM
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