Barber County Kansas

The Barber County Index, July 7, 1999.

J.W. "Jim" McCullough

J.W. "Jim" McCullough, 83, died June 28, 1999, at Medicine Lodge Memorial Hospital, Medicine Lodge.

He was born October 13, 1915, at Joy Coy, Colorado, the son of Moody and Fanny (Kendall) McCullough. A Medicine Lodge resident since 1931, moving from Joy Coy, Colorado, he was a farmer and rancher.

He belonged to the Kansas Farm Bureau, the Barber County Cattlemen's Association, Kansas Wheat Growers Association and the Kansas Livestock Association; served on the Barber County Fair Board, was a Sawyer Co-op Board member and a 4-H tractor safety leader, and was chairman of ASCS and a past president of the Saddle and Roping Club.

On January 15, 1938, he married Marian Clair Lukens at Medicine Lodge. She died April 24, 1997.

Survivors include: three sons, Stan L., Lamar, Colorado, Jimmie Dean and Pat G., both of Medicine Lodge; a daughter, Marilyn Sue Smith, Galva; a brother, Tom, Wichita; a sister, Viola Shaw, Inman; 14 grandchildren; and 16 great-grandchildren.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Roy and Jack; a grandson, Mikeal Smith; and three great-grandchildren, Billie Smith, and Kassie and Katie Thomas.

Funeral services were held Friday, July 2, 1999, at Larrison-Forsyth Funeral Home, Medicine Lodge, with the Rev. Tom Walters presiding. Burial was in Highland Cemetery, Medicine Lodge.

Memorials may be sent to Medicine Lodge Memorial Hospital in care of the funeral home.

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