The following article appeared in a June or July 1948 issue of the Richmond
County Journal. Shared by Terry Johnson, Charlotte, North Carolina
War Hero Returning
Home For Burial
Word has been received here that the body of Horace (Jab) Culver is being
shipped here for final interment. Culver served in the 121st Infantry Division and was
killed in action September 10, 1944. In addition to his little son, Horace (Mike) Culver of
Fayetteville, he is survived by his mother, Mrs. L. D. Culver, a sister, Mrs. Bruce Goodwin,
and a brother, Levin Culver. The body will be interred at Eastside cemetery.
Definite arrangements for the funeral will be announced when the body arrives.
The following article appeared in an unknown newspaper on July 10, 1948.
The paper might have been a Charlotte, N.C. newspaper.
ROCKINGHAM, July 10. -- The body of Pvt. Horace C. Culver will arrive here Monday.
It will remain at the Watson-King Funeral home until the hour of the services which
will be held at the graveside in Eastside cemetery Tuesday at 4:30 o'clock.
Private Culver, born February 2, 1917, was killed in action September 10, 1944,
while serving with the 121st Infantry division.
He is survived by his son, Horace Mitchell (Mike) Culver; his mother, Mrs. L. D.
Culver; one sister, Mrs. Bruce Goodwin; and a brother, Levin Culver of Rockingham.
The following article appeared in the Richmond County Journal on July 12,1948
Rites Tuesday For
Graveside funeral services for Private Horace (Jab) Culver will be held in Eastside
Cemetery tomorrow afternoon, July 13th, at 4:30 o'clock. In charge of Rev. Warren
Pettaway and Rev. Walter E. Carter. The body will be at the Watson-King Funeral Home
here until the hour of the funeral.
Private Culver, who was born Feb. 2, 1917, was killed in action on Sept. 10, 1944,
while serving in Europe with the 121st Infantry Division. He is survived by his widow, now
Mrs. Warren Drummond of Fayetteville; his son Mitchell (Mike) Culver; his mother, Mrs.
L. D. Culver; a sister, Mrs. Bruce Goodwin; and a brother, Levin Culver, all of Rockingham.
Acting as pallbearers will be James Cockman, Jim Long, Clyde Crepps, Donald McGill, Jack Walker
and Lindo Cockman.
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