Cover photo for Ronald Dean Cullum's Obituary
Ronald Dean Cullum Profile Photo
1946 Ronald Dean Cullum 2024

Ronald Dean Cullum

May 19, 1946 — May 24, 2024

Pittsburg

Emblem

Ronald Dean Cullum, age 78, of Pittsburg, Illinois, passed away Friday, May 24, 2024 at the V.A. Medical Center in Marion, Illinois.

Ronald was born May 19, 1946 in Herrin, Illinois, a son of Claude and Avis (Jennings) Cullum. Ron graduated Crab Orchard High School in 1963. He worked as a Produce Manager at a grocery store before he joined the US Army, during the Vietnam War. When he came home he worked as a coal miner at Old Ben #25 until the mines shut down. He then drove a truck over the road until his retirement. Ron enjoyed fishing, boating, camping, gardening, and listening to music. He especially loved his pet dog Angel.

He is survived by four children, Lisa L. Cullum of Herrin, IL, Ronald D. (Beverly) Cullum of Johnston City, IL, Gary R. (Cindi) Cullum of Herrin, IL, and Tricia S. (Steven) Woody of Herrin, IL; eight grandchildren, Jacqueline Tucker, Alex (Heather) Cullum, Lukas (Abigal) Cullum, Skyler Lovett, Kyle (Alexi) Cullum, Chelsea Cullum, Zachary (Brandi) Lovett, and Sydney Woody; nine great grandchildren; three brothers, Kennith Cullum of Johnston City, IL, Mike (Renae) Cullum of Creal Springs, IL, and David (Karen) Cullum of Johnston City, IL. He is preceded in death by his parents, Claude and Avis Cullum and one brother, Larry Cullum.

Visitation will be Wednesday, May 29th, 2024 from 9:00 AM - 11:00 AM at Mitchell-Hughes Funeral Home. Funeral services will be held Wednesday, May 29, 2024, 11:00 AM at Mitchell Hughes Funeral Home with Rev. Mike Cullum officiating. Burial will follow at Freedom Cemetery in Marion with Military Honors.

To order memorial trees or send flowers to the family in memory of Ronald Dean Cullum, please visit our flower store.

Service Schedule

Past Services

Visitation for Ronald Dean Cullum

Wednesday, May 29, 2024

9:00 - 11:00 am

Mitchell Hughes Funeral Home

800 North Market Street, Marion, IL 62959

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Funeral for Ronald Dean Cullum

Wednesday, May 29, 2024

Starts at 11:00 am

Mitchell Hughes Funeral Home

800 North Market Street, Marion, IL 62959

Enter your phone number above to have directions sent via text. Standard text messaging rates apply.

Guestbook

Visits: 1345

This site is protected by reCAPTCHA and the
Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Service apply.

Service map data © OpenStreetMap contributors

Send Flowers

Send Flowers

Plant A Tree

Plant A Tree