Obituary of Gary Culbertson
Richfield Springs, N.Y. ~ Gary Culbertson, age 77, passed away peacefully on Sunday, March 10, 2019 with family members by his side.
He was born in Batavia, NY, on October 11, 1941, to the late Ethel Waterman Cain. He graduated from Batavia High School in 1959 and Alfred State College in 1961. He then started his life-long career of classifying and breeding Registered Holsteins and managing and owning dairy farms. His passion was farming and the Holstein cow.
Gary was a very compassionate man, always trying to do the best for anyone around, and always seeing the best in people. He lived his life honestly, always seeing the positive of life. His witty sense of humor was appreciated and loved by all. He will be terribly missed by his family and the people whose lives he touched.
Gary is survived by his loving wife, Sue; his three children, Dawn, Lisa and Chuck; his brother, Gordy; and many grandchildren, great grandchildren, nieces and nephews.
Per Gary’s request, there will be no funeral. A family graveside service will be held at a later date.
In lieu of flowers, please make a donation to Cedarville Rescue, 960 State Highway 51, Ilion, NY 13357.
The Connell, Dow & Deysenroth Funeral Home in Cooperstown, NY, is serving the Culbertson family. Local arrangements entrusted to the Falcone Family Funeral & Cremation Services Inc.