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Richard Arlin Culver

July 9, 1964 - February 4, 2019
From: Spencer, IA
Richard Arlin Culver

Richard Arlin Culver

Born: July 9, 1964
Died: February 4, 2019
Age: 54

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Richard Arlin Culver, the son of Arlin and Mildred Davis Culver, was born July 9, 1964 in Spencer, Iowa.  He received his early education and graduated from Spencer High School in 1983.  Rich continued his education at Iowa Lakes Community College in Emmetsburg, Iowa.

     On August 19, 1988, Rich married Jeanie Anderson at the Mansion in Spencer, Iowa.  Rich worked at H & N, Don Pierson Ford and currently at Vander Haag’s.  Rich also enjoyed hanging out and doing side jobs at Carl’s Media Blasting.

     Rich married Dawn Van Engen on July 10, 2010 in Spencer.  In his spare time, Rich loved having his friends over to hang out in his garage listening to music and talking about cars and motorcycles.  He also loved his dogs and for the past 35 years he enjoyed being a part of the “Dirt Crew” at the Clay County Fair working maintenance on the race track.

     Rich passed away peacefully at home with his dog, Rudy by his side.  He is preceded in death by his parents.

     He is survived by his wife, Dawn Culver of Sioux Falls, SD; step son, Ben Van Engen of Sioux Falls, SD; step granddaughter, Ivy May; half brother, Lyle Hamrick Jr. of Omaha, NE; his uncle, Ray Davis and Judy of Spencer; his first wife, Jeanie Culver of Spencer; many children who called him “grandpa”; his beloved dog, Rudy; other relatives and many friends.

SERVICES
Funeral Services will be held at 2:00 p.m., Friday, February 8, 2019 at Warner Chapel in Spencer.

In lieu of flowers, a Memorial Fund has been established.
OFFICIATING
Pastor Charlie Gilmore
CASKET BEARERS
Dana Kramer
Eddie Koenig
Fred Halstead
Shawn Sembach
Jerry Faulkner
Monty Dammann
VISITATION
Will be held on Thursday from 5:00 to 7:00 p.m. with family and friends present.
MUSIC
"Free Bird"
"Seasons In The Sun"
INTERMENT
North Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery
Spencer, Iowa

Condolences

Monday, February 11, 2019 at 8:09 AM
“Richie, thank you for many great times! You were always willing to lend a hand, bring a smile to anyone's face, and listen to anyone's troubles. May you find peace, joy, and happiness in your eternal home.”
- Stephanie O'Brien
Friday, February 8, 2019 at 8:58 PM
“To the family and friends of Richy I'm sorry for your loss... and Janie I'll keep y'all in my prayers. luv ya girl..”
- Stacy McKee
Friday, February 8, 2019 at 8:58 PM
“We are sorry to hear about Richie passing on. Good guys.....The one's who would help anyone out without a hesitation---Richie was one of those people. He truly will be missed. Godspeed Richie!!! Hope you're up there raising hell.”
- Jaden and Tracey Erb
Friday, February 8, 2019 at 8:57 PM
“Thoughts and prayers to you. Also from Bobby haffner too.”
- Donna haffner svendsen
Friday, February 8, 2019 at 12:45 PM
“Condolences to the family.
I worked with Rich (Bubbles as we new him at H&N) at H&N for many years. He was definitely the life of a party. If you had a bad day Rich could change that. R.I.P Rich. ”
- John Zinn
Friday, February 8, 2019 at 8:14 AM
“Prayers and hugs sent to you all at this difficult time. Richi you left behind so many great memories. You were truly one of a kind. Fly high...tell we see you again. ”
- Mike and Staci Jensen
Thursday, February 7, 2019 at 6:45 PM
“We will miss him very much,he was a good friend and he put a award winning paint job on our Harley for us. Our condolences to the family that he left behind.”
- Lucky and patty studebaker
Thursday, February 7, 2019 at 4:10 PM
“Sorry to the Culver for your loss. And also to his love of a life time Janie Daugherty.
And his many GRANDBABIES!
Prayers for all of you”
- Gwen Schilling
Thursday, February 7, 2019 at 3:38 PM
“Sending prayers to Richies family and the love of his life Janie!! You are all in my prayers. Rest In Peace ”
- Kari Smart
Thursday, February 7, 2019 at 10:50 AM
“Celebrate his life with all the happy memories. He will be greatly missed by all of us who knew him. Prayers for all.”
- Tiffany Jones
Thursday, February 7, 2019 at 8:11 AM
“so sad to hear of Richie's passing, he will be missed but not forgotten, so long friend…...Godspeed ! ”
- Rhonda & Steve (goobe) Essick
Thursday, February 7, 2019 at 8:11 AM
“Our sympathies and prayers to Richie's family and friends.”
- Loren and Rhonda Remillard
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at 9:04 PM
“May the Lord wrap his arms around you and comfort you with peace. Rest In Peace Richie. You left us way to soon.”
- Doug & Carolyn Alger
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at 9:04 PM
“What a great guy!! He will be missed. ”
- Jerry and Kris Illg
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at 5:06 PM
“What a great guy always had a smile for everyone he knew.U are missed”
- Dutch Cheevers
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at 5:05 PM
“We are so sorry to hear of Richie passing. He was always very kind. Our sincere sympathies to his family and friends.”
- Randy and Sande Geidl
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at 10:24 AM
“Sympathy to family and classmates from your SHS teachers.”
- Jan Myers
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at 10:24 AM
“Janie an all Richs family prayers to all of you.Rich was a great guy.He will be missed.”
- Brad an Beth Blair
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at 8:21 AM
“Did some riding with Richie, and visited with him at the body shop here and there. Always a great guy to talk with, my thoughts and prayers to his family. Godspeed.”
- James Jimy Mac Lenz
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at 8:21 AM
“Richie was a super nice,fun, lovable guy who loved his dogs and camping if he could go camping every day out of the year he would. He loved all kinds of people.”
- Amy Lenninger
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at 8:20 AM
“We are greatly saddened by the sudden loss of our teammate. Reliable, detail oriented, loyal, gentle, fun loving and quick witted, your shoes will be hard to fill. Our Vander Haag’s work family will miss you terribly Richie. Luke 23: 42-43 reads “Then he said, “Jesus, remember me when you come into your kingdom.” Jesus answered him, “Truly I tell you, today you will be with me in paradise.” We will see you again our friend, in paradise. Godspeed Richie”
- Vickie & Jim Montgomery
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at 8:20 AM
“Gone much too soon. I wiill always remember the good times and laughs shared. Condolences to Richies friends and family. ”
- Todd Berger
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at 8:20 AM
“Rich was a very friendly guy all the years I have known him even through grade school through high school he always had my back then I moved away. He will be greatly missed. Prayers and hugs to his family and friends. ”
- Mary and Dave Webster
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at 8:20 AM
“Some of my best memories as a teenager were spent with you. One of the best guys you could ever know. Fly high Richie. ❤”
- Melissa Weber
Wednesday, February 6, 2019 at 8:20 AM
“One of the kindest souls there ever was. Fly high Richie♡”
- Melissa Weber
Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at 7:30 PM
“To Rich’s family
I grew up with Rich and always a snails on his face and a helping hand he will be surely missed. Thoughts and prayers to you all.”
- Fayette Butler
Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at 7:29 PM
“so sorry for your loss prayers to all
- vicki jensen
Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at 7:29 PM
“Rest In Peace brother!”
- David Mills
Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at 7:29 PM
“We send our love to Rich Culver's friends and family. Such a good one who is gone too soon. We pray for healing for those who were close to him. ”
- Kimberly and Michael Mouw
Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at 7:29 PM
“So sorry for your loss. He will truly be misses by all that knew him. He lives across the street from Larrys Mom for years.”
- Diane Fuller
Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at 4:38 PM
“My heart goes out to Richie family and friends. I was proud to say he was my friend. Ride on bro. ”
- Bobby Sandvig
Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at 4:24 PM
“Rip. my condolences to all friends and family ,he will be missed”
- Rodney Linn
Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at 4:24 PM
“Have known Richie since he was a little scrub. Lived down the block from my parents. He and my nrother, markie, and Dana stayed friends through high school and beyond. He will be missed by so many. ”
- Sharon Reinert
Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at 4:24 PM
“Sooo sorry to hear about Richie's passing. Was a great guy. R.I.P. my friend. ”
- Steve Hall
Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at 4:24 PM
“What a Great Friend and fun guy. You will be missed. Prayers to all .”
- Bob & Lorie Peters
Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at 3:08 PM
“RIP Richie. A terrific man gone too soon. ”
- Pat & Carol Morgan
Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at 2:36 PM
“You were a great neighbor. You will be missed. Fly high.”
- Aj and Dixie Jackson
Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at 1:29 PM
“Richie is/was a GREAT guy and will be truly missed! We are so sorry to hear about Richie's passing. Prayers go out to all! KeithnShari ”
- KeithnShari-Roethler
Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at 11:36 AM
“Our condolences to you and your loved ones. We all loved Richie! To know him was to love him! Enjoy Heaven our friend! We will meet you there someday. ”
- Kathy Christopherson
Tuesday, February 5, 2019 at 10:30 AM
“You will be missed. Always had a great time visiting with you at car shows and at the store. God bless.”
- Chris Carpenter
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