Carter Glass Culpepper1,2

Male, #1074, (1 Mar 1924 - 24 Aug 2013)
Father*William Thomas Culpepper3 (19 Apr 1880 - 20 Jun 1934)
Mother*Sophie Eleanor Cherry3 (30 Oct 1880 - 16 Feb 1979)
Birth*1 Mar 1924 Carter was born at Deep Creek, South Norfolk (city), Virginia, on 1 Mar 1924. 
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 William, Walter and Carter was listed as a son in William Thomas Culpepper's household on the 1930 Census at Deep Creek District, Norfolk Co., Virginia.4 
Death of Father20 Jun 1934 His father William Thomas Culpepper died on 20 Jun 1934 at Virginia.5 
1940 Census1 Apr 1940 William, Carter and Walter was listed as a son in Sophie Eleanor Cherry's household on the 1940 Census at Deep Creek, Norfolk Co., Virginia.6 
ResidenceMar 1944 Carter resided at Norfolk (city), Virginia, in Mar 1944.1 
World War II*between 1944 and 1945 He enlisted in Fort Meade, Anne Arundel Co., Maryland, and served in World War II between 1944 and 1945
(US Army.)1 
Death of Mother16 Feb 1979 His mother Sophie Eleanor Cherry died on 16 Feb 1979 at Chesapeake (city), Virginia.7,5 
Residence*Mar 2009 Carter resided at Chesapeake (city), Virginia, in Mar 2009.8 
Death*24 Aug 2013 He died at Deep Creek, Chesapeake (city), Virginia, on 24 Aug 2013 at age 89.3 
Obituary*25 Aug 2013 Chesapeake - Carter Glass Culpepper, 89, of Chesapeake, met his Savior face to face on Saturday, August 24, 2013.A lifelong resident of "Deep Creek", Mr. Culpepper was born February 1, 1924, the youngest child born to the late William Thomas and Sophie Eleanor (Cherry) Culpepper.
     He was predeceased by his daughter, Sherrill Ann Culpepper, brothers; Walter Phillips Culpepper and William Whitehurst Culpepper; sisters, Bessie Culpepper Barlow and Eleanor Culpepper; and a special nephew, William Culpepper Barlow.
     He was a graduate of Deep Creek High School (1941) and the Naval Shipyard Apprentice School. A WWII Veteran, serving in the Philippine Islands, Mr. Culpepper returned home to work as a Woodcrafter in the Norfolk Naval Shipyard until retirement in 1979. He is survived by his beloved wife of 55 years, Jo Story Culpepper; a daughter and "son" Susan and Daniel Jenkins and two much loved grandchildren, Katelyn Umphlett (Trey) and Carter Jenkins.He was a greatly loved husband, Daddy, Papa and friend and he will be dearly missed by many.
     A long time member of Deep Creek Baptist Church, where he had served as Deacon and Sunday School Teacher, Mr. Culpepper's greatest desire was to serve and please his Lord, Jesus Christ. His family is comforted in knowing they will see him again one day in heaven.
     A graveside service will be held at 11 a.m. on Monday, August 26, at the Culpepper Family Cemetery on Old Mill Road in Deep Creek. A visitation will be Sunday, August 25, from 5 to 7 p.m. at the Great Bridge Chapel of Oman Funeral Home, 653 Cedar Rd. Chesapeake, 23322. Memorial donations can be made in Mr. Culpepper's name to the Gideons International or Deep Creek Baptist Church Missions. Friends are invited to sign the online guestbook at 
Burial*26 Aug 2013 His body was interred on 26 Aug 2013 at Culpepper Family Cemetery, Deep Creek, Chesapeake (city), Virginia.3 


Lavelette Jo Story
ChartsHenry Culpepper Jr. of Norfolk Co., VA: Descendant Chart (#1)
Henry Culpepper Jr. of Norfolk Co., VA: Descendant Chart (#2)
Last Edited7 Sep 2013


  1. National Archives and Records Administration, compiler, U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946, Online database at, 2005.
    Carter G Culpepper, White, Single, born 1924 in Virginia, residing in Norfolk Co., Virginia, enlisted as a Private in the US Army on 18 Mar 1944 in Fort George G Meade, Maryland.
  2. From Amateur Radio License KB4VMB Carter G Culpepper, Chesapeake, VA.
  3. Virginian-Pilot/Ledger-Star, Norfolk, VA.
    Obituary of Carter Glass Culpepper (#1074), published 25 Aug 2013.
  4. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    Deep Creek, Norfolk Co., VA, ED 6, Page 3A, Family 49, Deep Creek Road (7 Apr 1930)
    William T. Culpepper, Head, M, Wh, 49, md@23, VA/VA/VA, Farmer, Vet=No
    Sophia E. Culpepper, Wife, F, Wh, 49, md@23, VA/VA/VA
    William W. Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 22, sng, VA/VA/VA, Laborer/Farm
    Philip Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 17, sng, VA/VA/VA
    Eleanor C. Culpepper, Daughter, F, Wh, 7, sng, VA/VA/VA
    Carter Glass Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 6, sng, VA/VA/VA.
  5. Find a Grave (online database)
    Culpepper Family Cemetery, Off Old Mill Road, Chesapeake (city), VA
    + Culpepper, William Thomas 32550750, Apr. 19, 1880 - Jun. 20, 1934
    + Culpepper, Sophie Eleanor 32543414, Oct. 30, 1880 - Feb. 16, 1979.
  6. 1940 (16th) US Census, compiled by the US Bureau of the Census, Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1940. T627, 4,643 rolls., Online database at
    Deep Creek, Norfolk Co., VA, ED 65-6, Web Page 14 (23 May 1940)
    Lines 55-60, Mill Bridge Road
    Sophia E. Culpepper, Wife, F, Wh, 59, wid, VA, 1935 in same house, Housework
    William W. Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 32, sng, VA, 1935 in same house, Explosives Operator/Federal Ordnance Depot
    Carter G. Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 16, sng, VA, 1935 in same house, Student
    William C. Barlow, Grandson, M, Wh, 9, sng, VA, 1935 in same house
    W. Phillips Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 27, md VA, 1935 in same house, Explosives Operator/Federal Ordnance Depot
    Doris W. Culpepper, Daughter, F, Wh, 19, md, NC, 1935 in rural Camden Co., NC, Housework.
  7. U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at
  8. E-mail written 2002-2009 to Warren Culpepper from Carter Glass Culpepper (#1074), e-mail address (Carter's daughter, Susan, Oct 2012).