Alderson-Carl Herbert Cutlip, 80, passed away on Monday, June 2, 2014, at his home in Alderson, following a brief illness.
Born Mar. 9, 1934, at Grassy Meadows, he was the son of the late Henry H. and Anna Mae Butler Cutlip.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by three brothers, Delbert Cutlip, Robert Gutlap and Gilbert Cutlip; and four sisters, Opal Meade, Marie Knudson, Wanda Trout, and Ruby Fitzwater.
Mr. Cutup was a retired heavy equipment operator, having retired, after many years of service from Union Concrete, Maxwelton. Prior to his employment at Union Concrete, he was a coal truck driver at Leckie Smokeless Coal Company, Anjean, and for many years, worked as a timberman at Westvaco, Rupert. Mr. Cutlip also worked at Branch Motor Express in Maryland as a laborer, and was also an overhead crane operator for Bethlehem Steel, Sparrows Point, MD. He was also a self-employed logger. Mr. Cutlip was a veteran, having served our country in the United States Army, and was of the Baptist faith. He was an avid outdoorsman, who loved to hunt, fish and go camping. He also enjoyed storytelling, but above all, Mr. Cutlip loved and cared for his family.
Survivors include: his wife of 54 years, Madeline Margaret Eggleston Cutlip of Alderson; six children, Christina Ernst and husband Rick of Bellevue, IA, Carl “Curtis” Cutlip and wife Darlene of Crawley, Betty Young and husband Larry of Maquoketa, IA, Ray Cutlip and wife Dottie of Asbury, Doris DeLay and husband Larry of Maquoketa, IA and Tammy Clay and husband Charley of Alderson; two sisters, Lorraine Kalb of Marion, VA and Jewel Shae and husband James of White Marsh, MD; 15 grandchildren; 13 great-grandchildren, and many nieces and nephews.
Funeral services will be Saturday, June 7 at 11 a.m. at Lobban Funeral Home Chapel, Alderson, with Pastor Jonathan Hunt officiating.
Burial will follow in the Mt. Zion Cemetery, Alderson.
Friends may call Friday, June 6 from 7 to 9 p.m. at the funeral home.
Grandsons will serve as pallbearers.