UNITY — James (Jim) Robert Culveyhouse, 97, passed away peacefully on May 12, 2019 at Sullivan County Nursing Home. He was born in Gary, Indiana, a graduate of Indiana University, a diehard Notre Dame fan and was commissioned as an executive officer in the U.S. Navy. His assignment was a LST 527 (landing ship tank), and he served at Omaha Beach, Normandy on D-Day.
Jim loved the game of golf and teaching the game to newcomers. However, his greatest enjoyment was spending time with family and he was especially proud of his grandchildren.
He is survived by his daughter, Shawn Herzog, son-in-law Dr. Alex Herzog and two grandchildren Prescott and Aubree.
He was predeceased by his wife Rita L. (Quinlan) Culveyhouse and son James (Jim) K. Culveyhouse, and his parents.
Visiting hours will be held at Stringer Funeral Home, 146 Broad Street in Claremont on Monday, May 20th from 6:30 to7:30 pm. A Mass of Resurrection will be held at St. Paul’s Catholic Church in Phoenix, Arizona on Saturday, May 25 at 11 a.m. followed by burial with military honors at 1 p.m. at National Memorial Cemetery of Arizona, Arizona.
To view an online memorial or send a private message of condolence, visit www.stringerfh.com.