A devoted Christian man who loved the Lord with all his heart, mind, soul and strength is today singing with the choir of angels in his new Heavenly home. A loving husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather, Malvern Herbert Culp passed away on Saturday, March 30, 2019, at the age of 90 years young.
He was the son of Lawrence and Edna (Kornbau) Culp.
He lost the love of his life, Dorothy Lucille on May 25, 2014.
He is survived by three sons and one daughter, Malvern (Janice) Culp of Gilbert Arizona, Kevin (Debbie) Culp of Canfield, Raymond (Barbara) Culp of Lino Lakes, Minnesota and Zana (Dave) Short of Canfield; ten grandchildren, Dr. Jeffrey Culp, James Culp, Kristie Gross, Kevin Culp, Bethany Culp, Rebecca Springman, Dr. Megan Culp, Raymond Culp, Bruce Shaffer and Jacob Short and 11 great-grandchildren.
Mr. Culp was a member of the West Austintown United Methodist Church. As a dedicated United Methodist, Mal served in a variety of positions within the church, as a Sunday school teacher, Sunday School Superintendent, choir director and council member at Lakeside. He loved to sing and when not leading the choir was always an active member.
He sang for several years with the Youngstown Chapter of SPEBSQSA (Barber Shop Singing).
After graduating from Canfield High School in 1947, Mal worked for U.S. Steel for 24 years completing his apprenticeship as a boilermaker in 1954. After the mill closures in the 70’s, he was employed by Packard Electric in Warren, Ohio for 19 years as a millwright, retiring 1991.
Mal is also survived by brothers, Kenneth (Virginia) Culp, Charles (Louise) Culp and Larry (Joan) Culp.
Besides his wife, Mal was preceded in death by his parents; sisters, Eloise Culp, Evelyn Cavanaugh, Martha Shepherd and Glendora Senvisky; as well as, his brother, Wayne Culp.
Family will receive friends from 4:00 – 6:00 p.m. on Tuesday, April 2 at West Austintown United Methodist Church where services will be held at 6:00 p.m.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to Hospice House, 9803 Sharrott Road, Youngstown, OH 44514, in Mal’s name.
Arrangements handled by Lane Family Funeral Homes. Family and friends may send online condolences at www.lanefuneralhomes.com.
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