Roy Raymond Culpepper1,2

Male, #10435, (20 Oct 1926 - 22 Oct 1967)
Father*Jefferson Thomas Culpepper (26 May 1888 - 30 Aug 1955)
Mother*Annie Florence Peterson (28 Sep 1890 - 10 Nov 1971)
Birth*20 Oct 1926 Roy was born at Piggott, Clay Co., Arkansas, on 20 Oct 1926.1,2 
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 Wilbur, Roy and Jewell was listed as a son in Jefferson Thomas Culpepper's household on the 1930 Census at Swain, Clay Co., Arkansas.3 
Relocationcirca 1938 He, as a family member, accompanied Jefferson Thomas Culpepper in relocating circa 1938; Wilbur and his brother Jewell left Arkansas in the late 1930's due to the impact of the depression on farming. Following a period of odd jobs, both were able to obtain good-paying factory jobs in Detroit. With good pay and a steady jobs, they were able to bring the rest of the family to Detroit to reside. This included their father and mother, Jeff and Florence; sisters Mary and Dorothy, and brother, Roy. Sisters, Alma and Wanda, married and remained in Arkansas. (From Michael Webb Culpepper's recollection of oral history.)4 
World War II*between 1943 and 1945 He served in World War II between 1943 and 1945
(US Army in Pacific.)1 
Death of Father30 Aug 1955 His father Jefferson Thomas Culpepper died on 30 Aug 1955 at Royal Oak, Oakland Co., Michigan.5 
Death*22 Oct 1967 He died at Warren, Macomb Co., Michigan, on 22 Oct 1967 at age 41.1 
Burial*circa 24 Oct 1967 His body was interred circa 24 Oct 1967 at White Chapel Cemetery, Troy, Oakland Co., Michigan.1 


Margie Ellen Cullum
ChartsBenjamin (son of Robert) Culpepper of Edgecombe Co., NC: Descendant Chart
Last Edited19 Jul 2010


  1. E-mail written 5 Jan 1999 to Lew Griffin from Susan Anne Culpepper (#10438).
  2. Elizabeth Ann 'Libby' Jenkins Stalter (Mrs. Royce Lynn Stalter) report, Elizabeth Ann 'Libby' Jenkins Stalter (Mrs. Royce Lynn Stalter) to Lew Griffin, 1999.
  3. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 11-34, Sheet 2-A, Page 287, No street address, Swain Township, Clay Co., AR
    Home owned, Value $1600, Radio=No. Farm=Yes
    J T Culpepper, Head, M, 41, M, md@23, TN/TN/TN, Farmer, Gen. farm, Vet=No
    Florence A Culpepper, Wife, F, 39, M, md@21, AR/Sweden/Sweden, Not employed
    Jewell W Culpepper, Son , M, 17, S, MO/TN/AR
    Wibur A Culpepper, Son, M, 15, S, AR/TN/AR
    Alma H Culpepper, Dau, F, 13, AR/TN/AR
    Lawanda E Culpepper, Dau, F, 8, AR/TN/AR
    Marry E Culpepper, Dau, F, 6, AR/TN/AR
    Roy Culpepper, Son, M, 3, AR/TN/AR
    Dorothy Nell Culpepper, Dau, F, 1, AR/TN/AR.
  4. E-mail written Oct 2003 from Michael Webb Culpepper (#10453), Auburn Hills, MI, e-mail address.
  5. E-mail written Oct 2003 from Michael Webb Culpepper (#10453), Auburn Hills, MI, e-mail address.
    Cites autopsy report.