PFC - US Army - WWII
**From the Leader & State Register**
Funeral services were Saturday at Asbury United Methodist Church in Sharptown. A World War II army veteran and owner of the John H Culver and Son Vending Co. He died Tuesday, April 16, 1985 at Peninsula General Hospital Medical Center.
The Rev. Glenn H Lyburn officiated and interment was in the Sharptown Firemen's Cemetery.
Born in Laurel, he was a son of the late John H and Delema Palmer Culver. He was a retired employee of the Copes Candy Co.
Mr. Culver was a charter member and had served as commander three times of the Sharptown American Legion Post 218. In 1963 he was commander of the South Eastern Shore American Legion District and he had served on the Maryland State American Legion Executive Committee for 27 consecutive years. Additionally, he was a member of the Grande Voiture of Maryland, Local 122; a member of the Sharptown Volunteer Fire Department and a former president of the Wicomico County Service Club Association.
Surviving are his wife, Mary Bradley Culver; two children, John Kenneth Culver, Sharptown and Ruth C McCann, Salisbury; a brother, Melvin Culver, Wilmington and several nieces and nephews.
After the death of his father, John and his brothers were raised by their grandparents, Samuel B Culver and Minnie Emma Coulbourn.
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