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Walter (Wallie) Culbreth

January 2, 1955 ~ July 21, 2016 (age 61)

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Walter Earl Culbreth III
AKA Coach Wallie
Sometimes in ones life you meet that one person who will change it forever! Whether you were family, friend, soccer family, State Farm family, or just an occasional acquaintance you knew automatically Wallie was one of those rare people. I was not only lucky enough to call him my husband but also my best friend.
Wallie Considered his children and grand children to be his greatest blessings. For those close to Wallie you know he was preceded in death by his daughter Brooke Marie Culbreth, know that I am sure they are having a wonderful reunion right now.
Born January 2nd 1955 to Walter Earl Jr and Peg Culbreth, he entered this world as a force to be reckoned with. He was born with a sense of humor and a wonderful caring nature that will surely be missed.
His greatest joys were spending time with his family and ordering his "BOYS" around the soccer field. Being the Farragut High School Boys Soccer Coach was to him one of the greatest honors. Wallie was a State Farm Agent for the last 30 years and made it his life's work to make sure his family, friends & policyholders had the policies they needed.
Wallie is survived by me his wife Dionna (Dee Dee) Culbreth, Parents, Walter Jr. and Peg Culbreth, Sons Walter Earl IV, Bradley Culbreth and wife Megan, and Ethan Dyer, Brother's Howard and wife Sherri Culbreth and Craig and Gail Culbreth, Mother and Father in law Ronnie and Ruby Thomas, Grandchildren Collyns, Casen, Colton and Brody Culbreth, Nieces and Nephews, Josh, Amber, Jeremy, Lindsey, Jonathan, Todd, Katie, Keiffer, Gabriel, Victoria, Ericka, Kenneth, special cousins Jim and Ken Malpass, Lisa Jensen, Danny Philemon, and too many more to name, Aunt and Uncle Judy & Roger May, Brother-in-laws and Sister-in-laws Natoshia, Kenny, Tony, Diane & Tammy and Todd. Special Friends Luis Gonzalez, Don& India Hando, David & Sherry Chong, and many more.
I was honored to have been able to write this even though there's no way I could ever do justice in expressing how lucky and enriched I was to have been able to be the one who spent the rest of his life with him.
Visitation with the family will be Tuesday July 26, 2016 starting at 4:00 PM until 8:00 PM at Martin Oak Ridge Funeral Home. Graveside services will be 10:30 AM Wednesday July 27,2016 at Pleasant Forest Cemetery in Farragut.



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