Samuel B. Culver of Marion Station, Md., died on Friday, Feb. 21, 2020, at Coastal Hospice at the Lake in Salisbury.

Born in Laurel on Oct. 8, 1942, he was a son of the late Elwood A. Culver and Hazel M. Bailey Hydock.

He was a retired correctional officer for the DE State Department of Corrections and was owner of a gun shop.

A “jack of all trades,” he enjoyed carpentry, traveling, hunting, fishing, boating, and collecting guns.

He is survived by his wife of 21 years, Beatrice Hazel Spady Culver of Marion Station; two sons, Samuel Jay Culver and wife Jeanette of Coram, Mont. and Edward Jake Culver and wife Sheila of Bridgeville; four step-children, Jackie Foskey and husband Clinton of Salisbury, Mickey Moore Jr. and wife Sandra and Brian Moore and his significant other Donna Timmons, all of Marion Station, and Louis Moore and wife Nancy of Delmar, Del.; and several grandchildren and great-grandchildren.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his first wife, Donna Helen May Culver on May 17, 1998 and his sister, Shirley Culver Nibblett on Sept. 3, 2019.

In lieu of flowers, donations in his memory may be made to St. Judes Children’s Hospital at

Urn interment will be held at a later date at Bloomery Cemetery in Federalsburg, Md.

Arrangements are in the care of Bradshaw & Sons Funeral Home. To send condolences, please visit