Ervin Delano ‘Del’ McCullough

Published 9:03 am Friday, March 4, 2022

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Ervin Delano “Del” McCullough, 85, of Mocksville, died Tuesday, March 1, 2022, at the NC State Veterans Home in Salisbury.

He was born Jan. 23, 193 in Davidson County. Del was a veteran of the U.S. Marines Corp.  He was a member of First United Methodist Church, Mocksville.

Del was preceded in death by: his father, James Cicero McCullough; his mother, Mattie Sue Bailey McCullough Nelson; a brother, Larry; a great-granddaughter, Willow Raine McCullough.

Survivors: his wife, to whom he was married in June 1956, Priscilla Arelia Gregory McCullough; children, James Gregory McCullough (Jane), Teresa McCullough, and Jeff McCullough (Helene); grandchildren, Danielle (Aaron), Katie, and Nicholas (Courtney); foster grandchild, Megan Dodson; great-grandson, Alec; brother, Joe McCullough; fur buddy, Maggie; and many nieces and nephews.

A memorial service will be conducted at 2 p.m., Saturday, March 5 at Lambert Funeral Chapel with Rev. Don Routh officiating. The service is available to view on the Lambert Funeral Home website. The family will receive friends at the funeral home following the service.

In lieu of flowers, please consider memorials to: Friends of NC State VA Home, ATTN: Barry Cartner, PO Box 599, Salisbury, NC 28145; or charity of donor’s choice.

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