John Kenneth Cullingford, 79, of Oakboro passed away Saturday, December 21, 2019 in the Tucker Hospice House, Kannapolis. His funeral service will be Monday, December 23, 2019 at 2 PM in the Stanly Funeral Home Chapel, Albemarle with Chaplain Jeff Kidd officiating. Burial will follow in the Oakboro Cemetery. The family will receive friends from Noon until 1:30 prior to the hour of service.
Born July 1, 1940 in Mecklenburg County, NC he was the son of the late John Francis Cullingford and Ellilu Brooks Cullingford. He was a veteran of the US Air Force and a member of Albemarle First Assembly. Mr. Cullingford worked as an electronic engineer in data processing and later was an employee of Phillip Morris.
Mr. Cullingford is survived by his wife of 49 years, Eunice Hinson Cullingford, son Derek Cullingford and wife Kellie of Oakboro, brothers Larry Cullingford of Huntersville and Brooks Cullingford of Charlotte, and two grandchildren Drake and Kaleb.
The family requests that memorials be made to the Tucker Hospice House, 5003 Hospice Lane, Kannapolis, NC 28081.