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Edward Russell “Russ” Cullen, 82

Edward Russell “Russ” Cullen, 82

Edward "Russ" Cullen was born in Princeton, Kentucky on April 24, 1930. He served in the Army during the Korean Conflict. He spent his career as a City of Miami, Fla., firefighter. He retired from the fire department in 1980 and made Hendersonville his home.


He was predeceased by his daughter, Peggy Cullen.


He is survived by his wife, Carole; his children Sandy Cullen (Glenn), Rusty Cullen, Paul Cullen, Carolyn Cullen (Jay), and his grandson, Michael Cullen (Franzetta) and many, many friends.


A memorial mass will be at 10 a.m. Friday, June 29, 2012 at the Immaculate Conception Roman Catholic Church.


The family will receive friends Thursday night from 7 to 9 p.m. at Jackson Funeral Service.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations to the Elizabeth House, 581 S. Allen Road, Flat Rock, NC 28731.


Condolence cards may be sent to the family at www.jacksonfuneralservice.com or to P.O. Box 945, Hendersonville, NC 28793.