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Alva P. McCulloug, 96 of Springfield, passed away on March 14, 2022.

Alva was a World War II veteran and proud to serve his country. Alva became principal of Shady Dell School and ended his public teaching career as principal at Campbell School.

He is survived by his wife Glenda and children, Marsha (Gary) Norcross, Sr and Terry (Tracey) McCullough, six grandchildren, Gary (Dina) Norcross, Jr, Jason (Karla) McCullough, Krista (Aaron) Weaver, Sara (Caleb) Carlin, Justin (Diane) Smith, Taylor (Taylor) Triplett, 13 great-grandchildren, and siblings Eugie Knight, Gene McCullough, and Joan Stillinger.

Graveside services with full military honors for Alva will be at 2:00 pm Wednesday, March 16, 2022, at Missouri Veterans Cemetery Springfield, Missouri. Visitation will be from 12:00 to 1:30 pm Wednesday, March 16, 2022, at Greenlawn Funeral Home East.

In lieu of flowers, contributions may be made to Convoy of Hope.