Bennie Curtis Culbertson, 81, of Fort Scott, died Thursday morning, May 27, 2010 at his home.
He was born to Roy and Alpha (Mason) Culbertson June 11, 1928, and grew up in Uniontown, Kan.
He married Nettie Ruth Cartwright Nov. 21, 1959 in Miami, Okla. She preceded him in death Jan. 30, 2009.
Bennie had an agricultural and fertilizer business, and spent over 50 years serving the community.
When he wasn't working, he was taking care of his property, and enjoyed mowing his land.
He was a member of the Methodist Church.
He is survived by his two daughters, Alpha Bohlken and husband Rick of Fort Scott, and Sheila Fox and husband Donnie, also of Fort Scott; a brother, Leon Culbertson and wife Shirley, of Fort Scott; three granddaughters, Danielle Arens of Wichita, Kan., and Lindsay and Rachel Fox of Fort Scott; three step-grandchildren, Mindy Bohlken of Mt. Pleasant, Texas, Anna Blackburn and husband Gary, of Mt. Vernon, Texas, and Jason Bohlken, of Mt. Pleasant, Texas; one step-great-granddaughter, Kaylee Burnett of Mt. Pleasant, Texas; numerous nieces and nephews.
In addition to his wife Nettie, Bennie was preceded in death by his parents, and a granddaughter, Jessica Arens.
Rick Hite conducted funeral services for Bennie 10 a.m. Tuesday, June 1, 2010 at the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home.
Burial followed in the Uniontown Cemetery, next to his granddaughter Jessica Arens.
Memorial contributions may be made to the Diabetes Association and left in the care of the Konantz-Cheney Funeral Home 15 W. Wall St., P.O. Box 309, Fort Scott, KS 66701.
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