Richard D. “Rick” McCullough passed away Tuesday, April 25, 2023, in Port Charlotte, Florida.
Rick was born October 12, 1934, to parents Stanley and May (Ponsler) McCullough, in Westport, Indiana. He graduated from Sandcreek High School in 1953. Rick was the owner and operator of Freezer Fresh Ice Cream / Happy Time Sports. He worked for Arvin Industries and retired after 23 years with Cummins, Inc. He married Carol Clark Gray on September 11, 1976.
He was a member of Masonic Lodge, Scottish Rite, Murat Shrine, and a member of the Westport Baptist Church and Port Charlotte United Methodist Church. He was past President of the Indiana Baptist Men and Methodist Men’s organizations. He was proud to be a veteran of the U.S. Army.
He enjoyed volunteering for various organizations within and outside of the church. He was an avid daily reader of his bible and above all he loved his family, helping others and most of all loved his God.
Survivors include his wife, Carol, children, Kevin (Kim) McCullough of Lakeland, FL, Jane (Lewis) Pollock of Scipio, IN, Debra Phillips of Port Charlotte, FL, Pamela Roberts of Port Charlotte, FL, and Charles (Deb) Gray of Columbus, IN; seven grandchildren, and five great grandchildren; a brother, Jerry McCullough of Columbus, IN, and sister-in-law Mary McCullough of Greensburg, IN, and several nieces and nephews.
Viewing will be held from 10 to 11 a.m. with Service at 11 a.m. this Saturday, April 29, 2023, at Port Charlotte United Methodist Church located at 21075 Quesada Ave, in Port Charlotte. Services will be held in Columbus, IN, viewing will be from 10 to 12 noon with service to start at noon on Thursday, May 4, 2023, at the Barks Weaver and Glick Funeral Home located at 1029 Washington Street. Committal and burial will follow at Garland Brook Cemetery in Columbus.
In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be sent to Port Charlotte United Methodist Church Rebuilding Fund, or First Christian Church Tower Fund.
Friends may visit online at www.robersonfh.com to extend condolences to the family. Arrangements by Roberson Funeral Home & Crematory Port Charlotte, Florida.