R.I.P. Jimmy McCullough, 1929-2013
Coney Island Pioneering Family/ "One of a Kind" Gentleman in his 84th year, of Massapequa, NY, passed away peacefully at home on August 19, surrounded by his devoted & loving family. Loving husband to the late Lois, son of the late James & Helen. Left to cherish his memory are his beloved daughters Carol, Mary & Anthony Meluso, Lois & Tim Goulis, Nancy and his five adoring grandchildren.
Jimmy spent all his life as the owner/operator of amusement rides & concessions in Coney Island. He also traveled extensively on the State Fair circuits. He proudly owned the original B&B Carousell that was sold to the City of New York, recently renovated & has reopened on the boardwalk in Coney Island. In addition to being a master mechanic and entrepreneur, Jimmy's passions included flying, history, travel and time with his family. He was known to all to be a hard working man with a humble demeanor. A true gentle giant - he is irreplaceable in our lives & hearts and will be greatly missed by all who had the pleasure of his acquaintance.