Ross Allen McCullough Sr. 67 of Windsor, IL, passed away at 5:05 PM Monday Jan. 17, 2011 in his home.

Ross was born April 5, 1943 in Charleston, IL the son of Cyril “Mac” and Frances Beabout McCullough.

Ross formerly worked in the construction industry andretired from Carpenters Local #742 in Decatur, IL and the Millwright Local Union of Springfield, IL.He was a certified welder.He currently owned and operated R & L Mowing Service of Windsor.He was an avid outdoorsman who loved fishing for crappy. He served in the First Cavalry of the United States Army, and was stationed in Korea.He was a member of the American Legion.

He married Laura Kay Beckman on Sept. 4, 1965 in Dalton City, IL and she survives.Also surviving are children: Ross A. McCullough Jr. and wife Cindy of Alpharetta, GA, Cyril “Bub” McCullough and wife Julie of Gays, IL and Melissa McCullough Smith of Windsor; grandchildren: Glenn Smith, Jesse Smith, Mac McCullough, Kaleb Smith and Gracie McCullough; sister Pam Parrot and husband Chester of Windsor .

He was preceded in death by his parents and brother Cyril in infancy.

Funeral services will be held at 10:00 AM Friday Jan. 21, 2011 in Lovins-Lockart Funeral Home in Windsor.The family requests casual attire.Nathan Jesse will officiate.Visitation will be from 4:00-8:00 PM Thursday.Burial will be in Sand Creek Cemetery near Windsor.Memorials can be made to “Country Cares for St. Jude Kids “c/o WMCI, 209 Lakeland Blvd. Mattoon, IL61938.On line condolences may be directed to the Family at