Dr. Francis P. McCullough, Jr. passed away on September 10, 2020, following open heart surgery. Dr. McCullough was born on June 6, 1947 in Wilkes-Barre, Pa. to Edith and Frank McCullough, Sr.
Known to his many friends as Frank and to his closest family as Pat, Dr. McCullough was a highly accomplished scientist and inventor with over 75 patents to his name. Dr. McCullough was President and CEO of Carbtex Technology, located in Angleton, Texas, specializing in the development and manufacturing of special carbon fiber materials. Dr. McCullough worked 13 years at Dow Chemical Co. in Freeport and started Carbtex Technology in 2008. He was a graduate of the University of Pennsylvania, Auburn University and the University of Manchester, England. Among many other recognitions, Dr. McCullough received the Houston Technology Center's Innovation first place award, and the coveted R&D 100 Award awarded by R&D Magazine.
Dr. McCullough is survived by his wife Dr. Cynthia Garr McCullough, his daughter Jennifer (Gus) Zarelli of West Chester, Pa., daughter Jackie (T.J.) Burk of Sunbury, Pa,. brother Martin (Nancy) McCullough of Westminster, Co. and his grandchildren, numerous friends and colleagues, and his beloved dogs, Junior and Lady. He will be remembered for his extraordinary intelligence, and his fun loving and generous spirit.
Due to the COVID pandemic, no services are planned. Contributions may be made to a charity of choice to honor his memory.