Obituary for John S. Culberson

John S. Culberson, 49, of Heavener was born July 29, 1969 in Poteau to Robert and Connie (Williams) Culberson and passed away Feb. 8, 2019 in Heavener.

Memorial service is Thursday at 10 a.m. at Dowden-Roberts Funeral Home Chapel in Heavener with Bro. Sam Dyer officiating. Cremation arrangements are under the direction of Dowden-Roberts Funeral Home of Heavener.

John was a 1987 graduate of Heavener High School and a seismographer in the survey field. He attended Heavener First Baptist Church and loved spending time with family and friends. Surviving family members are one son, Shannon Ryder, of Spiro; one sister, Dawn Culberson, of Wister; one aunt, Donna Barnard, of Wilburton; one uncle, Chuck Williams, of Wister; nieces and nephews; and several other loved ones and host of friends.

He was preceded in death by his parents; and his wife, Norma Culberson.

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