Warren Nathan “Shorty” Culp, 82, of Waxahachie passed away Tuesday, Aug. 16, 2011, in Dallas. He was born to the late Jeff Nathaniel and Anna Lois Geeslin Culp in Hermleigh, Texas, on Sept. 20, 1927.
Shorty was an assembly line worker for Ford Motor Company from 1953 to 1970, when he retired. He then went to work at Owens Corning Fiberglass as a welder from 1971 to 1992, when he retired. He was a member of the Odd Fellows Lodge and was a Wildlife Hunter Safety instructor for the Texas Parks and Wildlife Department. He served in the U.S. Army during the Korean War. He will be dearly missed by his family and everyone who knew and loved him.
He is survived by his wife of 51 years, Annalee M. Culp of Waxahachie, Texas; three daughters, Nancy Arterbury and husband, Kenneth, of Whitesboro, Texas, Janice Hargrave and husband, Reginal, of Oakwood, Texas and Wynell Bounds and husband, John, of Caldwell, Texas; grandchildren: Dwayne Arterbury of Whitesboro, Texas, Natalie Proffer and husband, Daniel, of Myra, Texas, Nickolas Hargrave of Oakwood, Texas, and Nathaniel Hargrave of Dallas; three great-grandchildren: McKenna Proffer, Augustus Arterbury and Anna Proffer; two brothers: Robert Culp of Twenty Nine Palms, Calif., and Waymon Culp of Whitney, Texas.
He was preceded in death by three brothers: Unnamed Baby Culp of Somerset, Texas, Jeff Culp of Waco, Texas, and Jameson “J.B.” Culp of Clifton, Texas.
Services to celebrate his life are scheduled for 10 a.m. Monday, Aug. 22, 2011, at the Pat Boze Memorial Chapel of Wayne Boze Funeral Home with the Rev. Todd Grimes officiating. Interment will follow at Dallas-Fort Worth National Cemetery.
A visitation with the family will be held from 6-8 p.m. Sunday, Aug. 21, 2011, at Wayne Boze Funeral Home.
Arrangements are under the direction of Wayne Boze Funeral Home in Waxahachie.