Louis P. McCuller – Lieutenant Colonel, United States Army

From a contemporary press report:

Louis P. McCuller, 83, a retired Army lieutenant colonel who later was dministrator of the Chestnut Lodge mental facility in Rockville, died November 28, 2001, at Inova Alexandria Hospital after a heart attack.

Colonel McCuller, who lived in Annandale, was born in Sanford, Florida. He graduated from the University of Florida.

He began his Army career in 1941 and served at posts in the United States during World War II. He was commander of an artillery unit in Korea during the Korean War. Later posts included duty in Germany and at the Pentagon, where he retired in 1966. He settled in this area in 1964.

From 1967 to 1981, he was administrator of Chestnut Lodge.

In retirement he traveled extensively with his wife, Lu. She died in 1989.

Survivors include his companion, Johnnie Q. Simmons of Alexandria; and a daughter, Carin Dombroski of Virginia Beach.

McCULLER, LOUIS P., Lt. Col. USA (Ret.)

On Wednesday, November 28, 2001, at Inova Alexandria Hospital. Beloved husband of the late Lucille McCuller; loving father of Carin Dombroski and companion of Johnnie Q. Simmons. A graveside service will be held on Tuesday, December 11, at 11 a.m. at Arlington National Cemetery

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