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Gerald Walton Culp

August 14, 1928 ~ March 2, 2019 (age 90)
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Gerald Walton Culp, 90, formerly from Durango, passed away on March 2, 2019 in Parker, CO.  He was born on August 14, 1928, in Coldwater, MI, the son of Walton Samuel and Mary Louise (Russell) Culp.  In 1946, he graduated from Coldwater High School in MI.

In 1950, he married Bess Lurene Carpenter in Indiana and they were married until her passing in 1981.  Gerald was married to Dorothy Ann Feller in Durango, CO from 1981 till her passing in 2015.

Gerald owned a Burger Chef Restaurant in Clovis, NM from 1964-1969.  He and his family moved to Durango, CO where he owned Durango Health and Bible Centre from 1969-1993.  He loved all animals, especially dogs. 

He is survived by his children, William (Sharon) Culp, Parker, CO, Charles (Julie) Culp, Carlsbad, CA, Carolyn (Gary) Adams, Middletown, DE, and Timothy (Cindy) Culp, North Wales, PA; 9 grandchildren; 7 great grandchildren.  He was predeceased by his wives and 1 great grandchild.

A private burial will take place at Oak Grove Cemetery, Coldwater, MI on March 12, 2019.

There will be a Celebration of Life Memorial Service at a later date in Durango, CO.

In lieu of flowers, donations may be made to La Plata County Humane Society, 1111 S. Camino Del Rio, Durango, CO 81301 or call 970-259-2847.

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