Sheldon F. Culbert
October 4, 1939 - May 6, 2018
Sheldon F. Culbert, 78, of Jonesville and formerly of Osseo, passed away Sunday, May 6, 2018, at the MacRitchie Skilled Nursing Facility in Hillsdale. He was born October 4, 1939 in Hillsdale County, MI to R.D. & Gianetta (Sheffer) Culbert. Sheldon was married February 17, 1962 to Carol Knight and she survives.
Sheldon was a graduate of Pittsford High School, class of 1958. He worked as a barber at the Temple Barber Shop and later retired from Hillsdale Tool in 2001. Sheldon was an outdoors man and enjoyed hunting & fishing. He was an honorary member of the Michigan High School Football Coaches Association, inducted in 2008 after 51 years of service to Pittsford Schools. Sheldon was also a volunteer fire-fighter for the Pittsford-Jefferson Fire Dept. for many years and a member of the Hillsdale County Conservation Club.
Surviving besides his wife of 56 years, Carol, are three children, Kelli (Ken) Bontrager, Karla (Derek) Ery and Kirk (Susan) Culbert; three grandchildren and a great-grandson; and a sibling, L.D. (Linda) Culbert.
Sheldon was preceded in death by his parents, sister Sharon Stiverson and a brother in infancy.
There will be a celebration of Sheldon's life on Sunday, June 10, 2018 from 2-4 PM, at the Hillsdale County Conservation Club. Private family graveside services for Sheldon Culbert will take place at a later date at the Maple Grove Cemetery in Jefferson Twp. Arrangements are entrusted to the VanHorn-Eagle Funeral Home in Hillsdale.
Memorial contributions are suggested to the Pittsford Athletic Boosters or the Hillsdale County Community Foundation.