SFC MI ARNG Ret
Age 73, of Lansing, Michigan, was called home on 4/29/2015. In his heart and always with him was his joy in life: his children, Ronda L. Culver of Chicago and son Richard II and Amy L. Culver of Charlotte; Sharon, his wife of 39 years (7 Feb 1944 – 21 Jan 2003) formerly of Laingsburg; and his favorite sister & brother-in-law, Claudia & Garry Hull of Hamilton, NJ.
Richard entered the MI National Guard at the age of 17 1/2, retiring from the Guard in 1984 and received his retirement papers with 42 years Basic Service, from the US ARMY in October 2001.
He was a charter member of the James McClain American Legion Post #178. He was principal partner in Culver Family Tax Service for 25 years; in 1997 the business became ITS dba Culver – Garrison Tax Service.
A memorial service will be held at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, May 2, 2015, at Christ Lutheran Church, 122 S. Pennsylvania Avenue, Lansing, MI, with Pastor Zerit Yohannes officiating. Interment will follow in Rose Cemetery, Upton Road, Bath, MI. In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Christ Lutheran Church Dorcas Guild. Arrangements are by the Estes-Leadley Greater Lansing Chapel.