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Bobby Gene Cullers

November 10, 1945 ~ October 22, 2019 (age 73)


Bobby Gene “Shorty” Cullers, age 73, of Petersburg, WV went to be with his Lord on Tuesday, October 22, 2019 at Grant Memorial Hospital.

He was born November 10, 1945 in Bass, WV and was a son of the late George William Cullers and Minnie Racheal (Mongold) Cullers. In addition to his parents, Bob was preceded in death by three brothers, Charles Cullers, Don Cullers and Virgil Cullers; four sisters, Nellie Cullers, Ruth Ketterman and two infant sisters.

“Bob” is survived by his wife of 51 years, Velma (Barr) Cullers; one son, Robert D. Cullers and fiancee Jodi of Petersburg, WV; two daughters, Rebecca V.Sites and husband Shawn of Petersburg, WV; Brenda J. Wolfe and husband Nick of Moorefield, WV; five grandsons and five granddaughters; one step granddaughter; one step grandson; one step great granddaughter; two brothers, Pastor Eston Cullers of Maysville, WV, Pastor Harold (Jana)  Cullers of Moorefield, WV; two sisters, Naomi  (Pete) Ayers  and Carolyn Ketterman both of Dorcas, WV and several nieces and nephews. 

Bob served in the United States Army during the Viet Nam War and earned the rank of Staff Sergeant.  He was a member of the VFW Post 9606 in Moorefield, WV.  He was employed at the Fertig Cabinet Company in Moorefield, WV for several years.

He attended Potomac Valley Baptist Church in Maysville, WV.

The Family will receive friends Thursday, October 24, 2019 from 6:00 – 8:00 PM at the Schaeffer Funeral Home in Petersburg. 

Funeral service will be conducted Friday 11:00 AM at the Schaeffer Funeral Home with Pastor Ted Anderson officiating.  Burial will follow in the Kessel Cemetery in Kessel, WV with military rites by the West Virginia Army National Honor Guard and Moorefield Honor Guard.  

In lieu of flowers memorial donations may be made to the Cullers family, c/o Velma Cullers, 29 Snowy Lane, Petersburg, WV 26847. 




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October 24, 2019

6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Schaeffer Funeral Home
11 North Main Street P.O. Box 455
Petersburg, WV 26847

Funeral Service
October 25, 2019

11:00 AM
Schaeffer Funeral Home
11 North Main Street P.O. Box 455
Petersburg, WV 26847

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