Jack S. Cullison

| March 27, 2015

Cullison Jack001WARSAW – Jack Sherwood Cullison, 90, of Warsaw died Friday, March 27, 2015 at the Coshocton Springs Care Center after a lengthy battle with melanoma.

He was born March 10, 1925 in Danville to the late Benjamin Earl and Luella Hazel (Stricker) Cullison.

Jack retired as postmaster at Warsaw; he served 28 years with the U.S. Postal Service. He was a World War II U.S. Army veteran serving with the Mars Task Force in the 613th F.A. Battalion in China, Burma, & India. He was a 50 year member of the Warsaw Lions Club and Warsaw Masonic Lodge F & AM. He helped organize the Warsaw Fire Dept and served as chief from 1963-1967, he was also a member of the first organized Emergency Squad in Warsaw. Jack was a member of the Coshocton Community Band and the Walhonding Rube Band. He was an active member of the Warsaw United Methodist Church and formerly with the Riley Chapel Baptist Church.

USFlagSunlightHC1311_X_300_C_YJack is survived by his wife, Margaret (Mowery) Brenneman Cullison, whom he married, Nov. 28, 1992. Also surviving are two daughters, Mary Jo (Michael) Metzger of Massachusetts and Deborah Prentice of Ontario, Canada. Two step sons, Daniel J. (Lisa) Brenneman of Florida and Rodney E. Brenneman of California. Five grandchildren, Dawn Querns, Kimberly (Jason) Humphrey, Katharine Metzger, Margot (Mike) Dennis and Benjamin Prentice. Five great grandchildren and a nephew, Mark (Carol) Gilmore.

In addition to his parents, Jack was preceded in death by his first wife, A. Josephine (Hawkins) Cullison, whom he married May 30, 1948; she died Aug. 19, 1991. Also preceding him in death were two sisters, Madelene Gilmore and Jeanne Cullison, a nephew, David Gilmore, and a great grandson, Ethan Coffey and his father, T.R. Coffey.

Funeral services will be held at 11:00 a.m. on Monday, March 30, 2015 at the Warsaw United Methodist Church with Pastors Luann West and Dairel Kaiser officiating. Private burial will follow at Valley View Cemetery. Visitation will be held from 9:30 a.m. – 11:00 a.m. Monday at the church. Military services will be provided by the Coshocton County Veterans Council. The Fischer Funeral Home in Warsaw is handling the arrangements.  www.fischerfuneralhome.com

Memorial contributions may be made to the Warsaw Lions Club PO Box 72 Warsaw, OH  43844.



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