Ralph Kenneth Cullison

Tuesday, November 3, 2015

Ralph Kenneth Cullison, 78, Bronaugh, Mo., passed away on Monday, Oct. 26, 2015, in Butler, Mo. He was born on Aug. 29, 1937, in Hannah, Mo., to Harry E. and Alta M. (Evans) Cullison. He married Glenyce I. Pettibon on June 28, 1958, in Miami, Okla., and she preceded him in death on Sept. 4, 2014.

Ralph graduated from Bronaugh High School Class of 1955. Ralph was a heavy equipment operator and in 1968 he bought his first dozer and became self-employed. He enjoyed hunting, especially hunting for deer in Colorado with family and special friends. He was a devoted family man and enjoyed spending time with his grandchildren.

Ralph is survived by three sons, Dale Cullison (Liz), Butler, Dennis Cullison (Cindy), Springfield, Mo., and Charles (Janet), Liberty, Mo.; 13 grandchildren; 23 great-grandchildren; and many nieces, nephews, extended family and special friends. In addition to his parents and wife he was preceded in death by a son, Michael Cullison; one grandchild, Jennifer Cullison; two brothers, Vance and James; and two sisters, Maxine Hartley and Peggy Van Kirk.

The family will receive friends from 10 a.m. to noon, Saturday, Nov. 7, at Ferry Funeral Home, Nevada. A register book will be available at the funeral home for signing now and through the hours of visitation.

Memorials are suggested to the Bronaugh Volunteer Fire Department or Pleasant View Cemetery with Ferry Funeral Home, 301 S. Washington, Nevada, acting as custodian.

View obituary and send condolences online at www.ferryfuneralhome.com.