Rev Leland O. “Neil” Culp

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Death 25 Oct 2020 (aged 81)
Vincennes, Knox County, Indiana, USA
Burial Martinsville, Clark County, Illinois, USA
Memorial ID 217703195 · View Source
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Reverend Leland O. “Neil” Culp, age 81, of Robinson, IL went to be with his Lord and Savior on Sunday October 25, 2020 at 1:35 EST surrounded by his loving family at Good Samaritan Hospital, Vincennes IN.

He was born in Hutsonville, IL on September 30, 1939 to Chester Culp and Laura (Kenderdine) Culp. On August 22, 1964 he married Cheryl Grissom, who preceded him in death on November 4, 2011.

Leland was a 1957 graduate of Robinson High School and from there he went to Illinois College where he ran track and also played football. He enjoyed all sports but especially bowling and tennis in later years. One of his favorite things to do was to play cards with his family.

Leland had been a pastor for 50 years as well as being employed at Hershey for several years. He served at the Mt. Tabor Church of God in Napanee, IN and 10 years at the Porterville Congregational Christian Church. He was also a member of the Olive Branch Baptist Church. Upon retiring there were many occasions that Leland was called upon to officiate a funeral service for families in need of a Pastor. He was always more than willing to do so.

He is survived by a daughter and son-in-law Sheila and Walter “Skinner” Ahlbrand of St. Paul, MN; two brothers Cleon Culp, Willow Hill, IL and Delmar “Dee” Culp, Robinson, IL; three sisters and brother-in-law Ava “Preach” Seaney, Robinson, IL, Mary Wood, Morganfield, KY and Frances and Mike Dorn, Robinson, IL along with several nieces and nephews.

Preceding him in death were his parents; wife, Cheryl Culp; a son, Richard Culp in 1993; brothers Larry Culp, Marlin Culp, Martin Culp and Lyle Culp; sisters Treva Baud and Joy Mikeworth and two infant brothers and two infant sisters.

Funeral service will be held at 2:00 P.M. on Thursday October 29, 2020 at Pulliam Funeral Home in Robinson, IL., with Bro. Randy Nave officiating. Visitation will be Thursday from 12 Noon until time of services at 2:00 P.M. Burial will follow the services in the Olive Branch Cemetery rural Martinsville, IL.


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  • Created by: CSA
  • Added: 25 Oct 2020
  • Find a Grave Memorial 217703195
  • Find a Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rev Leland O. “Neil” Culp (19 Sep 1939–25 Oct 2020), Find a Grave Memorial no. 217703195, citing Olive Branch Cemetery, Martinsville, Clark County, Illinois, USA ; Maintained by CSA (contributor 48759923) .