Charles Henry Culpepper

Male, #22735, (17 Aug 1923 - 20 Apr 2000)
Father*Thomas Jefferson Culpepper (5 Nov 1901 - 4 Mar 1955)
Mother*Minerva Elizabeth Bryant (28 Mar 1902 - 20 Jun 1991)
Birth*17 Aug 1923 Charles was born at Hopkins Co., Texas, on 17 Aug 1923.1,2 
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 Charles and Joe was listed as a son in Thomas Jefferson Culpepper's household on the 1930 Census at Plainview, Hale Co., Texas.3 
SSN*between 1936 and 1950 His Social Security Number was issued between 1936 and 1950 in Texas.2 
World War II*between 1943 and 1945 He served in World War II between 1943 and 1945
(Charles flew 35 combat missions as a pilot/commander of B-24 bombers based in Italy and was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross among other decorations.)1 
Photographed*say 1950 He was photographed say 1950.4
Charles Henry Culpepper
Marriage*say 1952 He married Harriett Lull say 1952. 
Death of Father4 Mar 1955 His father Thomas Jefferson Culpepper died on 4 Mar 1955 at Hale Co., Texas.5 
Residence*1989 Charles and Harriett resided at Camden, Knox Co., Maine, in 1989.6 
Death of Mother20 Jun 1991 His mother Minerva Elizabeth Bryant died on 20 Jun 1991 at Plainview, Hale Co., Texas.7,2 
Death of Spouse19 May 1993 His wife Harriett Lull died on 19 May 1993 at Camden, Knox Co., Maine.8 
Death*20 Apr 2000 He died at Hendersonville, Henderson Co., North Carolina, on 20 Apr 2000 at age 76.2 
Obituary*27 Apr 2000 Charles H. Culpepper. Memorial services for Charles H. Culpepper, 76, were held in First Baptist Church in Hendersonville, N.C. on April 26, 2000. Mr. Culpepper died Thursday, April 20, 2000.
     He was born in Hopkins County, on Aug. 17, 1923, moved to Plainview at an early age and graduated from Plainview High School in 1941. He attended Wayland Baptist College and graduated from the Army Air Force Pilot School in Frederick, Okla., in 1944. He flew 35 combat missions as a pilot/commander of B-24 bombers based in Italy and was awarded the Distinguished Flying Cross among other decorations. During the Korean War, he served as an intelligence specialist in Europe, which led to a permanent position with the CIA. He later was appointed to a senior position in the Department of Housing and Urban Development, where he remained until his retirement in 1975.
     Survivors include his wife, Lorina Culpepper of Hendersonville, N.C; twin sons, David Culpepper of Fredricksburg, Va., and Barry Culpepper of Alexandria, Va; a brother Joe Culpepper, of Plainview; a sister Josie Daniel of Cleburne; and two grandsons, Charles Culpepper and David Culpepper.1

 

Family 1

Harriett Lull (circa 1909 - 19 May 1993)
Marriage*say 1952 He married Harriett Lull say 1952. 
Children

Family 2

Lorina Daigle
ChartsJohn Culpepper of Randolph Co, AL: Descendant Chart
Last Edited19 Jul 2010

Citations

  1. Obituary Central.
    http://www.obitcentral.com/
    Obituary of Charles H. Culpepper: http://www.obitcentral.com/obitsearch/obits/tx/tx-hale122.htm.
  2. U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at Ancestry.com.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/vital/ssdi/main.htm
  3. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 3, Sheet 20B & 21A, Pg 83 & 84, Precinct 1 , Plainview, Hale Co., TX
    Rent=Y, Radio=N, Farm=N, Military=N
    Thomas J. Culpepper, Head, M, 28, M, md@19, TX AL TX, Wrecker-Junk Yard
    Elizabeth M. Culpepper, Wife, F, 28, M, md@19, AR US MO
    Charles H. Culpepper, M, 6, S, TX TX AR
    Joe R. Culpepper, M, 3 8/12, TX TX AR
    Josie M. Culpepper, Dau, F, 3 8/12, TX TX ARX.
  4. E-mail written numerous messages over 30+ years to Lew Griffin from Tommie Sue Reeves Smith (#23162), 942 Clarice, Grand Prairie, TX 75051, e-mail address.
  5. Texas Department of Health, compiler, Texas Death Index, 1903-2000, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2006.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4876
    Thomas J. Culpepper, died 4 Mar 1955 in Hale Co., TX.
  6. MyFamily.com Inc., compiler, US Public Records Index, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8907&enc=1
  7. Texas Department of Health, compiler, Texas Death Index, 1903-2000, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2006.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4876
    Minerva Elizabeth Culpepper, Female, died 20 Jun 1991 in Hale Co., TX.
  8. State of Maine Department of Human Services, compiler, Maine Death Index, 1960-1997, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2002.
    http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=6703
    Harriett L. Culpepper, died 19 May 1993 at age 83 in Camden, Maine, Cert # 9303734.