James (Jim) Robert Culveyhouse, 97, passed away peacefully on May 12, 2019 at Sullivan County Nursing Home. He was born in Gary, IN, a graduate of Indiana University, a diehard Notre Dame fan and was commissioned as an Executive Officer in the US Navy. His assignment was a LST 527 (landing ship tank) and he served at Omaha Beach, Normandy on D-Day.
loved the game of golf and teaching the game to newcomers. However,
his greatest enjoyment was spending time with family and he was
especially proud of his grandchildren.
He is survived by his daughter, Shawn Herzog, son-in-law Dr. Alex Herzog and two grandchildren, Prescott and Aubree.
He was predeceased by his wife, Rita L (Quinlan) Culveyhouse and son, James (Jim) K. Culveyhouse and his parents.
Visiting hours will be held at Stringer Funeral Home, 146 Broad Street in Claremont on Monday, May 20th, from 6:30 to 7:30 pm. A Mass of Resurrection will be held at St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Phoenix, AZ, on Saturday, May 25th at 11 AM followed by burial with military honors at 1 PM at National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona, AZ.
The Stringer Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.
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