Garry Lee Cullen passed away of natural causes on Wednesday, April 10, 2019 in Albuquerque, NM. His funeral services were Saturday, April 13, 2019 at Eastern Hills Baptist Church, Albuquerque, NM. His burial and final resting place is Sunset Memorial Park in Albuquerque, NM.
Garry was born Cortez, CO to a pioneer family, George and Jewel Cullen, who were born in the territory of New Mexico, making Roswell, NM their home. Garry attended all of the Roswell schools and graduated from Roswell High School, class of 1957. He retired from Mountain Bell Telephone Company in 1987 while residing in Albuquerque, NM.
Garry is survived by his 3 children Vicki Lynn, Sandi Alayne and Terry Lane Cullen, his wife Karen Cullen, and her 2 children, David Jones and Kristi Parrinello, 10 grandchildren, 6 great-grandchildren. Preceding him in a death were his parents and his eldest grandchild, Amanda Raey Parker.
Garry spent his last days in the Tracy House, 3825 Tracy, NE, Albuquerque, NM 87111. An excellent place that takes wonderful care of loved Veterans in need of a place to stay (no financial info provided).
Garry enjoyed spending time as a member of the American Legion, Post 49, Albuquerque, NM, helping Veterans. He enjoyed watching football, spending time with family, friends, the outdoors, deer and elk hunting, fishing and gardening.