In memory of
Lewis K. Cullen, 87, of Orange Beach, AL died Sunday, May 5 with family by his side. Lewis was born in Birmingham, AL on February 2, 1932 to C. Lawrence and Alma Cullen. He graduated from Ramsay High School at the age of 15 and attended Birmingham Southern College. Lewis worked for Liberty National Life Insurance in downtown Birmingham for 35 years, retiring as a 2nd Vice President in 1980 at the age of 51. He served in the Naval Reserve for 10 years. In retirement, he stayed busy by volunteering for the Thorsby Police Department and was extremely active as an Amateur Radio Operator and Lewis was also involved with Air Force MARS. He made many phone patches for military aircraft back home to their families while the planes were flying their missions in Desert Storm. He also volunteered for the American Red Cross Disaster Relief. He had a fantastic sense of humor, was passionate about all-things weather, was extremely technologically-literate, and enjoyed a good "rare" steak dinner with family and friends. Lewis is survived by his wife of 62 years, Mildred; daughter Cynthia (John) McKay of Orange Beach; grandson Michael (Emily) McKay of Madison, AL; great-grandchildren Colton and Molly McKay; sister Norma (Frank) Vines of Homewood, AL; and numerous cousins, nieces, nephews and in-laws. In lieu of flowers, please make donations to the charity of your choice.
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