Francis “Buster” Headley McCullough, beloved husband of Ragna McCullough of Calgary, passed away on Wednesday, May 17, 2006 at the age of 93 years.
Buster was born on the banks of the Red Deer River in Gold Springs, AB during the homesteading days. He served in WWII as an aircraft inspector. In 1943, Buster married the love of his life Ragna and together they ran a service station and farm implements business in Bindloss, AB. He joined Alberta Gas Trunkline in 1957 and would serve with them in Consort, Edson, Edmonton and Calgary. Buster retired from Alberta Gas Trunkline after twenty years of service. He was a handyman, jack of all trades and a regular “Mr. Fix It” kind
of person as well as being recognized as an inventor. He was a soloist and fiddler for the Renfrew Ramblers and was also very active in the Renfrew United Church.
Besides his loving wife Ragna, Buster is remembered by his children, Vanetta McCullough, Frank (Anne), Myron, Myrna (Ed) Lowe and Jim (Julie); five grandchildren, Brett, Scott, Paige and Jet McCullough and Maddie Lowe. Buster is also survived by his sister, Helen Maley. He was predeceased by an infant son, Howard Arthur; sister Irene, brother Jackie; daughter-in-law Trudy McCullough; brothers -in-law Nick Maley and Harold McFadyen.
A Celebration of Buster’s Life will be held at McINNIS & HOLLOWAY’S Chapel of the Bells (2720 Centre Street North) on Saturday, May 20, 2006 at 2:30 p.m with the Pastor Gary Grottenberg of Renfrew United Church, Presider. Forward condolences through www.mcinnisandholloway.com. If friends so desire, memorial tributes can be made to Renfrew United Church, 956 Radnor Avenue N.E. T2E 5H5 Telephone: (403) 277-1571
In living memory of Buster McCullough, a tree will be planted at Fish Creek Provincial Park by McINNIS & HOLLOWAY FUNERAL HOMES Chapel of the Bells, 2720 CENTRE STREET NORTH Telephone: (403) 276-2296.Print This Obituary & Condolences