- Cullman, Alabama

December 6, 2012

Rev. John W. Tolbert Jr.

Cullman Funeral Home

CULLMAN — Rev. John W. Tolbert Jr.

Funeral services for Rev. John W. Tolbert Jr., 89, of Cullman will be at 11 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 8, 2012, at Cullman Funeral Home Chapel, the Rev. Emily Sparks officiating, with interment in Cullman City Cemetery.

Cullman Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements.

Rev. Tolbert passed away Wednesday, Dec. 5, at Cullman Regional Medical Center. He was born Nov. 17, 1923, to John Wesley and Francis Walker Tolbert. He was a retired U.S. Steel worker and a World War II combat veteran. He was actively involved in the Assembly of God ministries and was also the chaplain for the American Legion. He will be truly missed.

He was preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Willodean Tolbert; and his brothers and sisters.

Survivors include his sons, Larry (Brenda) Tolbert, David Tolbert and Derwin (Tonya) Tolbert; a brother, Franklin Tolbert; grandchildren, Chris Tolbert, Danyelle (Jeffery) McClure and Autumn Tolbert; great-grandchildren, Kiearsten, Kayleigh, Braedon, Graham, Emmitt McClure; and a host of family and friends.

Visitation will be from 10 to 11 a.m. Saturday at the funeral home.

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