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James McCullough Jr., salesman, cab driver
Dec. 7, 1941 -- Feb. 11, 2006

James H. McCullough Jr., who held several sales jobs and was a retired cab driver, died Saturday in the Center for Hospice & Palliative Care, Cheektowaga, after a long illness. He was 64.

A Buffalo resident until moving to Clarence three years ago, he graduated from East High School. He also attended Buffalo State College and was nicknamed "Professor."

He worked as a salesman for Doris Records from 1964 to 1977, as a route salesman for Coffee System from 1968 to 1979 and for Millbrook and Stroehmann bakeries from 1979 to 1986. He drove for Broadway Taxi from 1986 until he retired in 1999.

Mr. McCullough was active in Calvary Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, where he was honored for his service. He enjoyed watching the Buffalo Bills and playing computer games.

Survivors include his wife of 39 years, the former Ernestine Ragland; two daughters, Nicole Ross of Clarence and Pamela Taylor of Amherst; a son, Jason of Clarence; a brother, Benjamin of Buffalo; and 10 grandchildren.

Services will be at 11 a.m. Saturday in Calvary Christian Methodist Episcopal Church, 1007 Ellicott St., after a wake at 10. Burial will be in Forest Lawn.


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