Burl Howard Cutright, Jr.


Burl Howard Cutright, Jr., 88, of Punta Gorda, FL, passed in the comfort of his home with his loving son and family at his bedside on October 24, 2021. Burl was born April 14, 1933, in Rosemont, WV, the son of Pauline Snyder and Burl Howard Cutright, Sr.

For the past several years, Burl made his home with his son, Burl Howard Cutright III and his family in Punta Gorda, FL. He was under the loving care of the Veterans Administration and Florida Hospice.

Burl graduated from Buckhannon-Upshur High School with the class of 1951 where he was a member of the high school football team and made many lifetime friends. He also attended Potomac State College and was a member of the football team. Mr. Cutright enlisted in the United States Navy and served his country for seven years as a corpsman that served with the Marines. He obtained his Bachelor’s Degree from West Virginia Wesleyan College and worked toward his Master’s Degree at Marshall University. He was employed by the WV Department of Highways as a State Inspector before moving to Florida and worked for the Florida Department of Education in Florida’s public school system.

In addition to his parents, Burl was preceded in death by sister, Lora Mae Gallagher and her husband, Harris Gallagher, brother-in-law, Kermit Limbers and sister, Patricia Jolene Lipscomb Maher. Also, niece, Sarah Lipscomb and nephew, Andrew Lipscomb.

Left to cherish many wonderful memories are his children: June Marie Cutright and husband, Brian Stockley, of Punta Gorda, FL, Johanna Sue Albright and husband, Scott, of Buckhannon, WV, and Burl Howard Cutright III and wife, Beverly, of Punta Gorda, FL. Also surviving is former wife, Ilene Cutright Murray. Burl was survived by four grandchildren:  Burl Howard Cutright IV and Chloe Marie Cutright, of Punta Gorda, FL, Henry Albright and fiancé, Alexa Bennett, of Morgantown, WV, and Hilary Sue Albright, of Buckhannon, WV. Also surviving are two great grandsons:  Brantley Wade Wilson and Barrett Glen Wilson, of Buckhannon, WV. Also surviving is one sister, June Ellen Limbers, of Thomasville, NC. Burl is also survived by nephews and nieces: Rod Gallagher and wife, Cathy, of Lancaster, OH, Mike Gallagher and wife, Sara, of Morgantown, WV, Rick Gallagher and wife, Sherry, of Bridgeport, WV, Stephen Limbers and wife, Susie, of Statesville NC, Sandra Mason, of Northfield, OH, and Amy Lipscomb Hampfeldt and husband, Brian, of Chattanooga, TN.

Burl will be remembered for his quick wit and ability to make everyone laugh. An avid ambidextrous tennis player who had two forehand and no backhand shots. He also enjoyed listening to music.

According to Burl’s wishes, his body has been donated to science at the University of Florida. Interment will be at Lanham Cemetery, Queens, WV, at a later date. Condolences can be made to the family at charlottememorial.com.

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