Albert Joseph “Bosco” Culbreth Sr., 77, of Santa Fe, passed away peacefully at Mainland Medical Center in Texas City on Friday, November 6, 2009, surrounded by his loved ones. Born December 26, 1931 in Galveston, Texas, Albert had been a resident of Santa Fe since 1975. He retired from ISP Corporation, Texas City in 1996, as a Storeroom Supervisor. He had been a Sergeant for the Galveston Police Department, a machinist and was Honorably Discharged three times from the U.S. Army.
He was preceded in death by his parents Alfred B. Culbreth, Sr. and wife, Lillian, and William S. Nicholson, Sr.; and son, A.J. Culbreth, Jr. and brother William “Sandy” Nicholson, Jr.
Albert is survived by his wife of 35 years, Delia Moreno Culbreth, sons: Dennis Culbreth, Sr. of Santa Fe, Texas, and Christopher Culbreth, Sr., and wife Tracy of Kemah, Texas; daughters: Nanette Weimer and husband Fred of Pearland, Texas, Jenna Ormsbee and husband Mike of Sumner, Texas, Laura “Red” Culbreth and partner Donna Record of Santa Fe, Texas , Priscilla Ingram of Santa Fe, Texas, Nora Gagne and husband Bobby Sr. of Santa Fe, Texas, and Kim McCurdy and husband Robert of Santa Fe, Texas; sisters: Joan Tucker of Santa Fe, Texas , Janie Palmer of Las Vegas, Nevada, Nettie Linquist of Webster, Texas, and Penny Nicoladis of Santa Fe, Texas, and Margaret McCune of Madisonville, Texas, brothers: A.B. “Bubba “ Culbreth, Jr. and wife Bettye of Alvin, Texas, M.M. “Mike” Culbreth and wife Janet of Arlington, Texas, and William H. Nicholson of Santa Fe, Texas, and Richard Kreger of Friendswood, Texas; 30 grandchildren; 9 great grandchildren; and numerous other relative and friends.
Visitation will be from 5:00 pm until 7:00 pm, Monday, November 9, 2009, at Malloy & Son Funeral Home.
Funeral Service will be at 10 am Tuesday, November 10, 2009 at Malloy & Son Funeral Home with Pastor Deb Grant officiating. Burial will follow at Grace Memorial Park Cemetery.
Pallbearers will be Brandon Culbreth, A.J. Culbreth III, Eric Culbreth, Robert Gagne, Jr., Chris Culbreth, Jr., and Dennis Culbreth, Jr.
Honorary pallbearers will be William Douglas Walters, Cameron F. Ingram and Timothy Gagne.
The family wishes to extend special thanks to Guardian Angel Home Health Care, Mainland Medical Center’s CCU, Dr. Nickeson, and Texas City Dialysis.
In lieu of flowers the family has asked that donations be made to the Alzheimer’s Association.