Randall Culwell, 63

Randall J.  Culwell, 63, of Cable, Ohio, went to be with his Lord at 10:24 am, Saturday, April 28, 2018 at his home, after an extended illness. 

He was born Aug. 2, 1954, in Columbus, Ohio, to Elliot and Mary Lou (McKenzie) Culwell.

Randall married Cherrie Hamilton in Pikeville, Ky., on Dec. 23, 1986, and remained sweethearts to this very day.  He worked for Dexter Axle in North Manchester, Indiana retiring after 18 years. He was a member of the Free Will Baptist Church.  Anyone who knew Randall, knew he loved to fish, loved his church, and loved his family.

He is survived by his wife, Cherrie Culwell of Cable; four children, Michelle (Jason Whitt) Culwell of Oilsprings, Ky., Chris (Meghan) Culwell and Vanessa  (Jason) Blair, both of Wabash, and Nancy (Richard) Whetsel of Shelbiana, Ky.; 10 grandchildren, Michael Paul Keene, Shae Coleman, Jordan Keene, Kaylei Blair, Grayden Blair, Jaycee Culwell, Elliott Culwell, Chelsea George, Blake Caudill, and Jake Caudill; 3 great grandchildren, Bryson Coleman, Jayce Keene, Jaxton Coleman, and also baby Keene on the way; three brothers, Frankie Dencil Culwell of Johnson County, Ky., Leon Culwell of Johnson County, Ky., and Ricky Culwell of Johnson County, Ky.; and four sisters, Nancy Brown of Cable, Ohio, Connie Mayhab of Louisa, Ky., Rita (Jimmy) Vanhoose of Cable, Ohio, and June (Tommy) Vanhoose of Vanlear, Ky.

He was preceded in death by his parents, brother James Larry Culwell, and sister Carolyn Castle.

Funeral services will be 2:30 pm Thursday, May 3, 2018, at Grandstaff-Hentgen Funeral Service, 1241 Manchester Avenue, Wabash, with Tommy Vanhoose officiating.  urial will be in Friends Cemetery, Wabash.  Friends may call 1-2:30 pm Thursday, at the funeral home.

Preferred memorial is Wabash County Cancer Society.

The memorial guest book for Randall may be signed at


Posted on 2018 May 01