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Man who served Florence County for decades dies at 74

Russell Culberson. (Source: Stoudenmire-Dowling Funeral Home) Russell Culberson. (Source: Stoudenmire-Dowling Funeral Home)

FLORENCE COUNTY, SC (WMBF) -  A former Florence County Council member will be laid to rest Thursday.

Russell Wade Culberson died Monday at MUSC in Charleston, according to an obituary from Stoudenmire-Dowling Funeral Home.

Culberson, who was 74, served on Florence County Council for 21 years, worked with the Economic Development Authority for 10 years and also served several years on the Florence Regional Airport Commission.

In his personal life, his obituary describes him as an avid hunter, fisherman and a man who loved his family and friends.

His family is receiving friends Wednesday from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at Stoudenmire-Dowling Funeral Home. A gravesite service is planned for Thursday at 11 a.m., according the obituary, at Mount Hope Cemetery.

His family is asking memorial contributions be sent to McLeod Hospice of the Pee Dee.

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