Fred Fletcher Cullop

Published 1:22 pm Thursday, August 22, 2019

Fred Fletcher Cullop, age 89, of Bristol, VA passed away on Tuesday, August 20, 2019, at

Hillview Health and Rehabilitation Center in Elizabethton, TN. He was born on

September 8, 1929, to the late Arthur S. Cullop and Ida Parris Cullop. He was preceded in

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death by his wife, Ida Eads Cullop, his parents, and all of his siblings, seven sisters and

six brothers.

Fred was born in Meadowview and was a life-long resident of Washington County, VA.

He and his dear wife Ida worked and raised a family, always placing the highest value in

their Christian faith and family relationships. A veteran of the U.S. Army, he served

during the Korean War in the Adjutant General’s Corp. Fred also faithfully served the

public for many years as a Washington County Deputy Sheriff and investigator. He was a

long-time member of Victory Baptist Church and a member of Valley Masonic Lodge no.


Left behind to cherish his memory are sons, Fred Allen Cullop and wife Vickie M.

Glover Cullop of Bluff City, TN and Sterling A. Cullop and wife, Lucinda Lyon Cullop

of Elizabethton, TN; granddaughters, Ashley Cullop Powell and husband, Adam of

Durham, England, Rebekah Cullop Buchanan and husband Wesley of Elljay, GA, Britni

Cullop Whitted and husband Ryan of Bluff City, TN; grandsons, Jared A. Cullop and

wife Erin of Palo Cedro, CA and Micah F. Cullop of Bluff City, TN; great-grandchildren,

Elias, Joseph, Madeline, and Scarlet Cullop of Palo Cedro, CA, Ezra and Zeke Whitted of

Bluff City, TN, Roan and Rosemary Powell of Durham, England; special friends and

caregivers, Betty Woolwine, Millie Clark, Lisa Campbell, and LaDonna Biggerstaff. The

family wishes to send a special thanks to Hillview Health Center for their loving care of


A Masonic Service will be conducted at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 24, 2019, at the

Weaver Funeral Home Chapel. Funeral Services will follow with Dr. Austin Cook

officiating. Burial will immediately follow the service at Mountain View Cemetery in Bristol, VA, with military honors rendered by Patton Crosswhite VFW Post #6975. The family will receive friends

from Noon until 2:00 p.m., prior to the service at the funeral home. Pallbearers will be

Glen Eads, Mike Eads, Roger Stevens, Jared Cullop, Micah Cullop, Ryan Whitted, Wesley Buchanan, and Hunter Godsey. Honorary Pallbearers; Nat Baker, Doug Stewart, Larry Denton, Roger McCracken, Rick Eads, Dwayne Eads, Marty Eads, Tim Eads, Jeff Eads, Nick Barb, Fred Vasquez, Adam Powell, Wayne Smith, and Wiley Butterworth.

In lieu of flowers, memorial donations can be made to Victory Baptist Church’s Mission

Fund, address 11101 Island Rd. Bristol, VA 24202

Online condolences may be registered at Weaver Funeral

Home and Cremation Services is in charge of arrangements.