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James Hubert Culbreth, Jr.

November 23, 1941 ~ February 2, 2024 (age 82) 82 Years Old

James Culbreth, Jr. Obituary

James Hubert Culbreth, Jr., 82 of Columbus, NC, passed away on February 2nd at Upstate Community Hospice House of natural causes. 

James was predeceased by 3 of his children, Karen Human, Gary Culbreth, and an infant son, James H. Culbreth III.

He is survived by his wife Beth Page Culbreth, his brothers Richard, Leslie, Sam, and John, his sisters Margaret Bruce and Diane Culbreth, his children Cindy Robertson, Scott, and Charles, as well as 11 grandchildren and 13 great grandchildren. 

James is well known and loved in the community through his beautiful cabinetry and wood work that exists in so many homes throughout the Upstate and WNC regions, as well as the many other services he's provided over many years to the residents of his community, including heating oil delivery and backhoe & dump truck services.

Memorial service for friends and family will be scheduled at a later date.

We invite you to make a donation to the Foothills Humane Society in his honor, in place of sending flowers.

Donations can be made on their website at or via mail at

Foothills Humane Society

PO Box 985

Columbus, NC 28722

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