Wilbur Culp, 82, of Bergholz passed away Thursday, Jan. 14, 2010, in his home following a year's illness.
Born Sept. 10, 1927, in Ross Twp., Jefferson County, he was a son of the late Floyd and Ethel Boyd Culp.
After returning from the US Army, he worked at Weirton Steel where he retired in 1978 from the galvanized line. He was a member of Bergholz Church of Christ, serving as a deacon for many years and a member of Wintersville American Legion Post #557.
He was active in his community of Bergholz having served as mayor, police chief, fire chief and was on the water department board.
He is survived by his wife Mona Jean Williams Culp, whom he married May 26 1948; three sons, Richard (Barb) Culp of Pierpont, Thomas (Nancy) Culp and Harry (Dee) Culp, both of Bergholz; three sisters, Imogene (John) Hellock and Mary (John) Fisher, both of Wintersville and Lois (Tom) Clark of Salineville; eight grandchildren and 14 great grandchildren.
He was preceded in death by a daughter, Lois Bright who died in 1987 and one brother.
A memorial service will be held Jan. 23 at 11 a.m. in Bergholz Church of Christ with Pastor Dave Miller officiating. An honor guard will be provided by Bergholz Volunteer Fire Department. Interment will be at the convenience of the family.
Everhart-Bove Funeral Home of Bergholz handled the arrangements. Condolences may be sent online at www.everhart-bovefuneralhomes.com.