Peterson Funeral Chapel
Dallas Eugene Cullen went home to Jesus on Wednesday, January 15, 2020 at the age of 71.
Dallas was born to Charles Robert and Wanda (Cullen) Batson on November 26, 1948 at his home in Crane, MO. Dallas Attended most of his school years in Verona, MO. where he excelled in lunch and recess and was one of the Wildcats most valuable state winning baseball and basketball players.
Dallas married Rita Deloris (Mathews) Cullen on May 22, 1977 at the home of Reverend Mooneyham in Aurora, MO. In February 1978 they brought home their first daughter, Carrie Faye Cullen (Jobe) then 2 years later to the day welcomed their second daughter, Stacey Marie Cullen (Langer) into the Family.
In addition to being a dedicated and loving husband and father, Dallas also loved family gatherings, fishing and watching/participating in sports whether in person at one of his grandchildren's games or on T.V. But most importantly throughout Dallas"s life he held an unwavering faith in God which he shared with those who surrounded him.
Dallas joins his dad, Charles Robert Cullen, wife, Rita (Mathews) Cullen and two brothers, Michael Joe and James Bradford Branstetter in Heaven.
Dallas is survived by his mother, Wanda Batson of Aurora; four siblings, Jackie Cullen of Aurora, Wayne Cullen of Fulton, MO., Sharon Burt of Crane, MO. and Karen Ann Johnson of Kamas, UT.; two daughters, Carrie Faye and husband Fredrick Jobe of Monett, MO. and Stacey and her husband Stewart Langer of North Pole, Alaska; 8 grandchildren, Cassandra Walker, Tracy Jobe, Dallas Jobe all of Aurora, Cj Jobe of Monett, Cheyenne Jobe of Freistatt, MO., Simeon Langer, Stephen Langer and "Little Man" Seth Langer all of North Pole, Alaska; and 2 great-granddaughters, Cali Veona Jobe and Ellianna Leeann Faye Walker.
Funeral services will be held Friday, January 17 at 3:00 p.m. in the Peterson Funeral Chapel.
Visitation will be held Thursday from 5-7 p.m. in the funeral home.