McCullough, Kurt

Written by David Green.

Kurt McCullough, 33, of Carleton, Mich., formerly of Morenci, died Oct. 5, 2006.

He was born Sept. 7, 1973 in Adrian, Mich., to David and Sandy (Jones) McCullough. He graduated from Morenci High School and was employed as a classic car mechanic.

Kurt is survived by his wife, Helen Rose McCullough; daughters, Kelsey Beroske, Katlin McCullough and Hailey McCullough; mother and step-father, Sandy and Sam Jones; a sister, Samantha Jones; a half-brother, Justin McCullough, and many aunts, uncles and cousins.

Cremation has taken place, and services were Oct. 9 at Lincoln United Methodist Church in Ypsilanti, Mich.

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