MCCULLOUGH, James Hubert "Jim", 81 of Follansbee, WV passed away peacefully on Thursday, Jan. 17, 2013, at home.
James was born on April 17, 1931, in Follansbee, WV a son of the late James McCullough and Anna Louise (Clark) McCullough Mossgrove. In addition to his parents he is preceded in death by his stepfather, Wallace Mossgrove, three brothers, Robert, Ralph and Buddy Mossgrove, and two sisters, Marcella Miles and Mary Jane Martin,
He was a Korean War Veteran of the Marines having served on the U.S.S. New Jersey.
James owned and operated Aid Maintenance Service and Supply in Wheeling for over 40 years. He was Christian by faith and attended the Community of Christ Church in Wellsburg with his family.
He was a Master Mason and member of New Cumberland Lodge 22, also a 32nd degree Scottish Rite Mason, Wheeling, WV. A Royal Arch Mason, Hancock Chapter, 14, New Cumberland, WV; Knight in York Rite, Weirton Command 30, Weirton, WV; Noble of Northern Panhandle Shrine Club, Weirton, WV; Noble, Wheeling Osiris Shrine Temple; Member Osiris Temple Legion of Honor, Wheeling, WV; Charter member, Osiris Hillbilly Clan #154; member Court 13, and Royal Order of Jesters, Wheeling, WV.
His other memberships included V.F.W. Post 02102 in Wardenville, WV; the Cedar Lodge in Follansbee, WV; the Colliers Sportsman's Club, and the Sugar Run Lodge in Bethany, WV; the Brooke County Genealogy, Inc, and the Blair Genealogical Society, Inc. of Pennsylvania and the Elks Lodge 28 in Wheeling, WV.
Jim is survived by his wife of 60 years, Mary Alice (Allen) McCullough whom he married on Sept. 13, 1952; two daughters, Candice (Allen) Owens of Follansbee, WV and Becky (Mike) Loewe of Fuquay Varina, NC; one sister, Barbara Parrish of Wellsburg, WV; one brother John (Melody) Mossgrove of Wellsburg, WV; five grandchildren, Craig Owens and Fiance' Ashley Summers, Ryan (Andrea) Owens, Allison Owens, Jessica Loewe, and Madison Loewe; two Great Grandchildren, Jackson Owens and Kameryn Bailey.
Visitation will be held on Monday, Jan. 21, from 3-8 p.m. at the Mullenbach Funeral Home 669 Main St. Follansbee, WV where funeral services will be held on Tuesday, Jan. 22, at 11 a.m. with Pastor Joy Leasure officiating.
Interment will follow in Brooke Cemetery in Wellsburg, WV.
Masonic graveside services will be conducted by New Cumberland Lodge 22 A.F. & A.M.
Condolences may be sent to: www.mullenbachfh.com.