Donald “Donnie” R. McCullough, 52, Neosho Falls, died Monday, July 7, 2014, at his home. He was born March 26, 1962 in Iola, the son of Alex and Barbara (Muninger) McCullough.
Donnie graduated from Yates Center High School in 1980. He worked in the oil fields and had his own pulling unit. For the past five years he owned and operated the Oasis in Neosho Falls.
Survivors include two brothers, Charles McCullough, Neosho Falls, and Melvin McCullough, Iola; and two sisters, Marilyn Arbuckle, Colony, and Margaret Richards, Iola.
Cremation has taken place. Memorial services will be at 1:30 p.m. Sunday at the graveside in Cedarvale Cemetery, Neosho Falls. Waugh-Yokum & Friskel Memorial Chapel of Iola is in charge of arrangements. To sign the guest book or to leave a condolence online go to www.iolafuneral.com
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