Maynard McCullor

Obituary of Maynard McCullor

Maynard E. "Mac" McCullor, 91, of Hultquist Place, formerly of 128 Aldren Ave., Jamestown and Falconer passed away Tuesday (May 9, 2017) in his home.

A lifelong area resident he was born August 30, 1925 in Falconer, the son of the late Vernon E. and Gladys Baldridge McCullor.

Mac was a 1943 graduate of Falconer High School and was a WWII veteran serving in the U.S. Navy from November 1943 to May 1946. His service in the Navy took him to the ports of Tunisia, Panama Canal, Hawaii, Guam, Philippines, Okinawa and Japan.

Prior to retirement he was employed by the Chautauqua County Highway Department, retiring in 1985 as Purchasing Agent. He had also served on the Falconer School Board from 1961 to 1971.

He was a member of the Kidder Memorial United Methodist Church in Jamestown, where he had been a member of the church choir and served on the church board. Mac was also a member of the Falconer United Methodist Church and Southern Tier Wood Carvers Association. Mac enjoyed helping people, whether it was through the church or helping family and friends. He also enjoyed taking vacations with his family. After their sons were grown he and his wife continued to travel somewhere each summer. After retirement they spent parts of each winter in Florida for 14 years. In 2002 they began to enjoy home in Falconer.

Surviving are his wife Maxine Lawson McCullor whom he married June 28, 1947 in the Bethlehem Lutheran Church, Falconer; two sons: Douglas (Lamae) McCullor of Jamestown, Dean (Elizabeth) McCullor of Frewsburg; three grandchildren: Derek McCullor of Dunkirk, Jeffrey (Emily) McCullor of Erie, PA and Mark C. McCullor of Clifton, VA; a great granddaughter: Olivia McCullor of Erie, PA; a sister Betty Lawson of Lutheran; several nieces, nephews, grandnieces and grandnephews.

He was preceded in death by his parents Vernon and Gladys McCullor.

The funeral will be at 10 a.m. Saturday in Christ Chapel of the Lutheran Home, 715 Falconer St., Jamestown, NY. Rev. Daniel S. Rumfelt of Lutheran will officiate. Burial will be in Pine Hill Cemetery, Falconer.

Friends will be received by the family from 6 to 8 p.m. Friday in the Falconer Funeral Home and one hour prior to the funeral service Saturday in Christ Chapel of the Lutheran Home.

Memorials may be donated to the Falconer Public Library, 101 W. Main St., Falconer, NY 14733 or a charity of one's choice.