Brooks Otis Culpepper Jr.1

Male, #18452, (Sep 1933 - 19 Sep 2004)
Father*Brooks Otis Culpepper (24 Aug 1910 - 12 Jul 1973)
Mother*Ilene P. McMurray (s 1912 - 5 Jan 1969)
Birth*Sep 1933 Brooks was born in Sep 1933.2 
Korean War*between 1952 and 1953 He served in the Korean War between 1952 and 1953.1 
Marriage*say 1954 He married Carol Jean Clingan say 1954.1 
Death of Mother5 Jan 1969 His mother Ilene P. McMurray died on 5 Jan 1969. 
Death of Father12 Jul 1973 His father Brooks Otis Culpepper died on 12 Jul 1973 at Gary, Lake Co., Indiana.3 
Residence*1980 Brooks resided at Hobart, Lake Co., Indiana, in 1980. 
Death*19 Sep 2004 He died at Portage, Porter Co., Indiana, on 19 Sep 2004.1 
Burial*23 Sep 2004 His body was cremated and interred on 23 Sep 2004.1 
Obituary* Brooks O. Culpepper, Jr., age 70 of Portage, passed away in his home on Sunday, September 19, 2004. Brooks was a retired employee of Bethlehem Steel Corp., he was a graduate of Lew Wallace High School, class of 1952, a Veteran of the Korean Conflict U.S. Army and a Friend of Bill for 20 years. He is survived by wife of 47 years, Carol Jean Culpepper of Portage; two daughters, Cindy G. (Dave) Nelson of St. Joseph MI and Kelly J. Culpepper of Hobart; one son, Brooks O. Culpepper III of Hobart; five grandchildren; four great-grandchildren; one sister, Verlin (Joseph) Novotny of Hobart; brother-in-law, Ken Clingan; and numerous nieces and nephews. Funeral service will be held on Thursday, September 23,2004, at 11:00 A.M. at Burns Funeral Home (Hobart) corner of Rt.51 and 7th Street with Pastor Phil Bubar. Services will terminate at the funeral home with cremation at the Burns Funeral Home Crematory. Friends may visit with the family on Wednesday from 2:00 to 8:00 P.M.1 


Carol Jean Clingan (circa 1936 - 24 Nov 2007)
Marriage*say 1954 He married Carol Jean Clingan say 1954.1 
ChartsJohn Culpepper of Randolph Co, AL: Descendant Chart
Last Edited30 Aug 2011


  1. The Times, Munster, IN (NW Indiana).
    Obituary of Brooks O. Culpepper published 20 Sep 2004.
  2. Inc., compiler, US Public Records Index, Online database at, 2005.
  3. U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at