Ivan Ray Culp, age 81, of Elwood, passed away on Tuesday, August 11, 2020 at his residence.
He was born in Wakarusa on January 6, 1939, to the late Ivan and Hazel (Perry) Culp.
On March 16, 1995 he married Cynthia "Kay"(Lacey) Culp and they shared 25 years of marriage together.
Ivan graduated from Wakarusa High School in 1958. Ivan loved the farm and after graduating stayed with his cousins, Luke & Ocella Pletcher working on their farm. He also worked with his cousin Richard & Lillian Helmlinger on a farm. He later worked for Reith Riley and E & B Paving for many years. Ivan was a member of the Central Wesleyan Church in Elwood. He enjoyed working on old cars and woodworking.
Ivan is survived by his wife, Cynthia "Kay" Culp of Elwood, 2 daughters, Tress Culp of Elkhart and Tiffany Culp of Elkhart, 3 stepsons, Thurman (Tracey) Jones of Charlestown, Jim (Stephanie) Jones of Elwood, and William (Jamica) Jones of Elwood, 3 grandchildren, T.J. Jones of Elwood, Brandy Davidson of Elwood, and Justin Jameson of Anderson, 2 great grandchildren, Kiara Davidson and Malyha Davidson both of Elwood, brother, Marlin (Jane) Culp of Elkhart, nephew, Jason Culp and niece Theresa Culp both of Elkhart.
Ivan was preceded in death by his father, Ivan Culp, Sr., mother, Hazel Culp, sister, Donna Thompson, and brother-in-law, Burton Thompson.
Funeral service will be at 1:00 pm on Friday, August 14, 2020 , at Dunnichay Funeral Home in Elwood with Rev. Matt Miller officiating. Burial will take place at a later date.
Visitation will be from 11:00 am - 1:00 pm on Friday, August 14, 2020 prior to the funeral service, at Dunnichay Funeral Home, 1113 S. Anderson St, Elwood, IN 46036
In lieu of flowers, memorial contributions may be made to the Central Wesleyan Church through the funeral home. .
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