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Pacific View Mortuary & Memorial Park

3500 Pacific View Drive, Corona Del Mar, CA

OBITUARY

George "Tom" Culbertson

January 22, 1932June 7, 2019

George "Tom" Culbertson was born on January 22, 1932 in New Madrid, Missouri and passed away on June 7, 2019 in Westminster, California.

Services

17 June

Graveside Service

2:00 pm

Pacific View Memorial Park

3500 Pacific View Drive
Corona del Mar, California 92625

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George "Tom" Culbertson

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Biography

GEORGE THOMAS CULBERTSON

Born – New Madrid, Missouri – 1/22/1932
Died – Westminster, CA - 6/7/2019

Graduated from Qulin High School - Missouri - 1948 - Valedictorian – age 16.
Southeast Missouri State – 1948-1949
Saint Louis University - Missouri - 1949
El Camino College - California – Associates Degree – 1952-1954
U.C.L.A. - California – 1954-1955
U.S.C. - California – 1963-1972 –Bachelors, Masters and Doctorate of Electrical Engineering
Took many undergraduate courses of which there are too many to mention. Always learning and keeping up with the current technology. Tom read and owned thousands of books.
His other interests were mining, minerals, and gold prospecting.
Along with Alice they both traveled extensively.
Big Trojan fan along with the LA Lakers. Loved watching movies with Alice.
Holder of 12 U.S. Patents for industrial control products
President of Hi-Tek Corporation and Applied Electro Technology. Jobs - Boeing, Jay-El Products, Scientific Technology Inc, Wonderware Corp, Materials Development Corp, Canon Development, Interface Products Inc, Opto 22, to name a few. Also worked as a consultant. He worked until he was 75 years old.
Married – Divorced - Mary Lou Farrar. Tom and Mary had 6 children, Kenneth, Jeannie, Teresa, Donna, Daniel and David Culbertson.
Married – Alice Lee Wong in 12/10/1964 to her passing on 12/16/2015 – They were married 51 years.
Lived in Westminster California for 47 years.