Obituary, Yreka

Russell Joseph Culp

December 13, 1947  –  November 16, 2023

Russell Joseph Culp, born on December 13, 1947, peacefully left this earth to be with the Lord on November 16, 2023. He leaves behind his loving wife of 45 years, Mary Jo Culp; children Tammy Culp, Jeremy Culp (Debbie), and Tiffany Culp; his brother Winston, sister Eleanor, 7 grandchildren, 5 great grandchildren, nieces, nephews and many friends. He is predeceased by his parents Berdette and Geraldine Culp, brothers Ron and Duane, twin sister Rachael, and stepson Joshua Painter.

Russ proudly served in Viet Nam from July 1969 – July 1970, receiving a Bronze Star and Purple Heart commendations.

Russ worked at AAA Insurance for many years, retiring in 1999. Russ enjoyed fishing, and being outdoors, but most of all, Russ was so proud of his children and grandchildren and had a very generous heart, and was always there to help anyone. He was loved much and will be missed by those that knew him.

A service will be held on Sunday, December 3rd, at 3 PM at the Yreka Community Center, 810 N Oregon St, Yreka CA.  In lieu of flowers please donate to your favorite charity.

Memorial Service

Sunday, December 3, 2023


Yreka Community Center
810 N. Oregon Street
Yreka, CA 96097

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