OBITUARY

Russell P. McCullock

May 10, 1949January 11, 2020

Russell Paul McCullock, age 70, died suddenly from a short battle with cancer, but peacefully in the loving arms of his wife Kim at their home in Palm Bay, Florida, on Saturday, January 11, 2020.

He was born May 10, 1949 in Springfield, Massachusetts. Russell was a graduate of Springfield Technical High School Class of 1967. Russell was also a Navy Veteran serving in the Vietnam War from 1968-1970.

Russell is survived by his wife of 27 years, Kim Nadeau McCullock, and his children Matthew McCoy of Everett, MA, Kate McCoy of Chatham, MA, Kevin McCoy of MA, Jaime Tanguay of MA, Shayla Legassie of Coventry, CT, Seth McCullock of West Lafayette, IN. Russell is also survived by siblings Patty Pippin (Gary) of Springfield, MA, Kelly Monteleone (Joe) of Port Charlotte, FL, and Aunt Patricia Richmond of Springfield, MA. Russell also leaves behind 6 grandchildren, and 3 adopted grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and in-laws.

Russell was predeceased by his parents, Willard McCullock and Georgia Richmond, stepmother Anne McCullock, grandmother Madeline Brooks, sister, Joanne Isabelle, and his Aunt Virginia Carey.

Russell loved the Lord Jesus and was a devoted husband. He loved spending time with his family at the beach, fishing, and camping. Russell was an avid knife collector and an amazing bread baker. With everyone wanting a slice of his bread. His biggest dream was to learn to make manna in heaven.

A Celebration Of Life Service will be held on Saturday, January 25, 2020 at 10:00 am at Lighthouse Assembly Of God, 26 West Fee Avenue, Melbourne, Florida 32901. Interment of Russell's cremated remains will occur on Monday, January 27, 2020 at 2:30 pm at Cape Canaveral National Cemetery, 5525 US-1, Mims, Florida 32754. There will also be a memorial service in Connecticut; the date and time are still pending.

  • FAMILY

  • Madeline Brooks, Grandmother (deceased)
  • Willard McCullock, Father (deceased)
  • Georgia Richmond, Mother (deceased)
  • Anne McCullock, Step-Mother (deceased)
  • Kim Nadeau McCullock, Loving Wife of 27 Years
  • Matthew McCoy, Son
  • Kate McCoy, Daughter
  • Kevin McCoy, Son
  • Jamie Tanguay, Daughter
  • Shayla Legassie, Daughter
  • Seth McCullock, Son
  • Patty Pippin (Gary), Sister
  • Kelly Monteleone (Joe), Sister
  • Joan Isabelle, Sister (deceased)
  • Patricia Richmond, Aunt
  • Virginia Carey, Aunt (deceased)
  • Russell also leaves behind 6 grandchildren, and 3 adopted grandchildren, and many nieces, nephews, cousins, and in-laws

Services

27 January

Committal Service With Military Honors

2:30 pm

Cape Canaveral National Cemetery

5525 US-1
Mims, Florida 32754

PREVIOUS SERVICES:

  • Celebration Of Life Saturday, January 25, 2020

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Patricia Pippin

January 25, 2020

I rejoice with you, Russ that you are now with our Lord, dear brother, however losing you here on earth is a great loss to me. Life here on earth was not easy on us at times, but God always carried us through and blessed us in many ways, and as I look back, I am grateful, because He used those difficult times to mold us and to be the caring, kind, loving, understanding, and thoughtful person you turned out to be. It is my privilege to have been your "Big Sister". I will miss you sorely and look forward to when I will be seeing you again in Heaven with our Lord. Until then, I guess God's not finished with me yet...I must be a harder nut to crack in order for me to be there with you and Joanne. I know He must be so proud of you! Love you always... XO Patty

John Fleming

January 22, 2020

Our deepest sympathy to Kim, Shayla and Seth. We love you and are praying for you.

God has richly blessed our family through a great friendship with Kim &Russ. Some of our fondest memories are shared with them. Russell was always eager to talk about the things of God and pray for a need, we will miss that. He always greeted us and said goodbye with "Bless them Lord" while hugging us, we will miss that. He always brought us a loaf of his homemade bread when they visited, we will definitely miss that! There is so much about Russ that we will miss....his laugh at the end of a good joke, his giving nature, his real concern for something you are going through and his compassion to want to help, but one thing about our dear friend we will always remember is the Blessing he was.
Love you Brother

The Fleming's

Garth & Tannie Groves

January 17, 2020

Russ was a very kind and gentle man. We enjoyed his way of including others, very welcoming! Our deepest condolences to Kim and family!

Janice Nuding

January 16, 2020

I only knew Russ a short time but one couldn't deny the love he showed to all especially his wife Kim, she was his world. Russ will be missed .

Nancy Dickman

January 15, 2020

My deepest sympathies to you Kim and your family.
I don't think I ever saw Russ without a smile on his face.
He will surely be missed by many.

Nancy D

Jerry Joslyn

January 15, 2020

I met him in the Bruce Carter VA. Medical Center. I met his wife as well. Both very nice people. I remember watching him walk around the SICU. I cheered him on. I know he is not in anymore pain. God Speed Brother.

Pete Inman

January 15, 2020

You know, to spend time with Russ, was to laugh. Laugh a lot! I am blessed to have many memories with Russ, so I was privileged to laugh a bunch. You know though, we cried a bit too. One particular time was when we were talking about some of his life experiences, Vietnam in particular. He commented how he wanted to see that land from a much different perspective, one where there wasn’t any fighting. Well, we just happened to have access to some travel videos of Vietnam. Russ was all about watching those videos of that beautiful land. We sat together, and he cried, seeing that land from a different perch. Honestly, it was a spiritual experience for us. And through the tears, to see Russ’ infectious smile...priceless! Love you brother. And love you too Kim!

John Massicotte

January 15, 2020

Always enjoyed serving with Russ in the Passion play at Crossroads Community Cathedral in East Hartford. His good humor and kindness always shone through. While the cast would be lined up in the hall I can clearly remember Russ yelling "make a hole!" in his booming voice so the make up team could get through..

May the Lord comfort you in the days ahead.. I look forward to seeing him again in glory.

Denise Carpenter Stark

January 15, 2020

Thinking of you all.

Valerie and Dale Thompson

January 15, 2020

I think my fondest memory of Russ when I made that huge strawberry shortcake and he said it was his favorite along with his first day on the beach and in the ocean after not having been in a long time. A precious memory etched forever in my heart. We shall surely miss him and I know he is making that manna in heaven already❤️ Love and prayers Kim

FROM THE FAMILY