Gary Paul Cullum, Jr. age 53 of Louisville passed away and his parents lost the love of their lives, on Wednesday, August 31, 2022. He was a graduate of South Doyle High School and ITT Technical School in Indianapolis. Gary never met a stranger and was very outgoing. He loved fishing and cooking. Gary was a Foodie and enjoyed experimenting with new recipes. Simply put, Gary loved life! He will be missed forever. He was preceded in death by his grandparents, Hobart and Grace Breeden and Dr. J.P. and Evelyn Cullum. He is survived by his loving parents, Gary and Carol Cullum; uncle, Bob Key and wife, June; several cousins and many friends that he loved. A Celebration of Gary’s life will be held on Thursday, September 8, 2022 at Smithview Pavilion from 5:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. Smith Funeral & Cremation Service, Maryville, 865-983-1000.