Hilton Head Island, South Carolina
Raymond John Cully
1947 — 2023
Col. Raymond John Cully (Ret.) May 2, 1947 - October 26, 2023 Bright, boisterous, irreverent, loyal and loving, John was born to Raymond and Margaret (Peg) Cully in Detroit, Michigan. Beloved son, brother, husband, soldier and friend, after graduating from Redford High School 1969, John was commissioned in the United States Army ROTC program at Central Michigan University, entering active duty and volunteering as a helicopter pilot during the Vietnam War. It was during an R&R in Hawaii that John met and fell for then- flight attendant, Diane, his incredibly brave, adventurous and loving wife of nearly 50 years. Throughout his 27-year Army career, John remained closely tied to Theta Chi,...