George Lawrence Culver, Jr

Born: Fri., Nov. 9, 1928
Died: Thu., Oct. 13, 2011

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George Lawrence “G.L.” Culver, Jr., age 82, of Union Point, GA, died Thursday, October 13, 2011 at St. Mary’s Hospice in Bogart, GA. A native of Greene County, he was born in Union Point, GA on November 9, 1928 to the late George Lawrence Culver, Sr. and Marie Moody Culver. He graduated from Union Point High School and on June 22, 1949 married the former Jean Johnson of Warren County. G. L. was the owner of Culver Construction Company for over 20 years. He designed and built many homes and businesses in Greene and surrounding counties. Later he was the Chief Design Estimator at the University of Georgia from 1969 until he retired in 1990. He was a member of the First Baptist Church of Union Point, served on the Union Point Housing Authority and was a member of the Georgia Retired Educators Association. He enjoyed woodworking and photography, and at a younger age enjoyed fishing and playing golf. He was preceded in death by his wife, Jean Johnson Culver in October of 2006; and his sister, Martha Culver Stewart in November of 2008. He is survived by a daughter, Amy Culver Roland and husband Billy of Greensboro, GA; and a grandson, Brent Roland and wife Holly of Monroe, GA. Graveside Services will be held on Saturday, October 15, 2011 at 11:00 a.m. at Greenlawn Cemetery, Rhodes Street, Union Point, Georgia 30669 with Rev. Harry Michael officiating. Serving as pallbearers are the deacons of First Baptist Church: Gene Lindsey, Henry Sisson, Elliott Lindsey, Dee Lindsey, Mark Higdon, Paul Jackson, Ron Lee and Ken Rowland. The family will receive friends from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m. Friday night at Callaway Funeral Home. The family requests that any memorials be made to St. Mary’s Hospice, P. O. Box 6588, Athens, GA 30604. Callaway Funeral Home, 208 N. Rhodes Street, Union Point, GA 30669 (706) 486-4138, is in charge of arrangements. Visit us at www.callawayfuneralhome.com to sign the online guest register.

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Claire Kelly Smith and Shirley Haynes
   Posted Fri October 14, 2011
I am so sorry to hear of Mr. G.L.'s passing. He was such a nice man and a good neighbor to Mama and Tom. Thinking of and praying for those in his life who will miss him...may your good memories keep you strong at this time.

Wendy Waldroup
   Posted Fri October 14, 2011
Amy and Brent Thinking of you at this time. So sorry for your loss. If you need anything please call. Wendy

Shirley and Emmett Caldwell
   Posted Fri October 14, 2011
Amy, Billy and Family: Our thoughts and prayers are with each of you during this time and in the days and weeks to come.

Wanda McCannon
   Posted Fri October 14, 2011
To Amy & Family, I am so sorry for your loss. You all will be in my prayers. Mr. G. L. will be missed.

Ann Gabriel
   Posted Fri October 14, 2011
Amy and Family, I am so sorry for your loss. May God bless you and help you through your sorrow. You will be in my thoughts and prayers. Ann McCannon Gabriel

William Poole
   Posted Fri October 14, 2011
My condolences to the family of Mr. Culver.

Lem and Sandy Clark
   Posted Fri October 14, 2011
Our sympathy and prayers, Lem and Sandy Clark

Dale Temple
   Posted Fri October 14, 2011
Amy, and family, just learned of your loss, Mr. GL was a good man. So very sorry, may God walk with you through your sorrow.

Josh Lindsey
   Posted Sat October 15, 2011
So sorry to hear about Mr. G.L. Our thoughts and prayers are with you all.

Stacy & Sally Adams
   Posted Sat October 15, 2011
We are so sorry for your loss. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Barry and Teresa Churchwell
   Posted Sun October 16, 2011
Our prayers and thoughts are with you. Sincerest sympathy.

Meg Marshall
   Posted Mon October 17, 2011
Amy, I am so sorry for the loss of your dad. He was such a pleasure to be around and I enjoyed caring for him the times he was in the hospital.Please know that our prayers are with you and your family.

Nat Harwell
   Posted Sat October 22, 2011
I am so very sorry to have missed the news of Mr. Culver's passing. He and my dad, who died in 1968, were the best of friends from 64-68. I spent summers as a "gopher" for Culver Construction, and some of my fondest memories are of those long ago days. God bless the family and Mr. G. L.'s spirit.