Ben Larry McCulley passed into the arms of Jesus on Wednesday, April 20, 2022, at his home in Florence. He was 77 years old. Ben was born June 1, 1944, to the late Ben and Cledith McCulley in Cape Girardeau, Missouri where they were raised. He moved to the Florence area from Hot Springs, Arkansas 8 years ago. Ben loved his family and his pets. He retired as a welder after 40 years in the industry. He enjoyed camping, traveling and grooming his yard. He is survived by his wife of 48 years, Mary McCulley of Florence; children, Dawn (Kevin) Zelhart of Tennessee, Bernard (Pam) Monroe of Illinois, and Debbie (John) Martin of Richland, MS; grandchildren, Alexandrea Webb, Gina Covi, Cristina Monroe, and Kailyn Zelhart; and great grandchildren, Leighton Webb, Amexem Monroe, and Adaya Monroe.