Doyle Shelton Culpepper

Male, #22757, (4 Sep 1924 - 22 May 2002)
Father*Guy Samuel Culpepper (9 Nov 1903 - 27 Feb 1962)
Mother*Jessie Bertha Sharp (8 Jul 1904 - 27 Apr 1996)
Birth*4 Sep 1924 Doyle was born on 4 Sep 1924.1 
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 Doyle was listed as a son in Guy Samuel Culpepper's household on the 1930 Census at Hopkins Co., Texas.2 
World War II*between 1943 and 1946 He served in World War II between 1943 and 1946
(BM 3/C, entered the Navy in January 1943. He trained at Great Lakes Ill., Little Creek, Va. He served in England, France, Germany and other countries. Has ETO ribbons and other decorations. During his tenure in the U. S. Navy, January 25, 1943 to January 25, 1946, he served in the Amphibious Force. He was an operator for an LCM landing craft. He was involved in the battles at Normandy Beach Head (D-Day), Saipan and Okinawa.)3 
Marriage* He married Dorothy Gene Black at Texas
Birth of Son20 Oct 1948 His son Rodney Doyle Culpepper was born on 20 Oct 1948 at Bowie Co., Texas.4,5 
Marriage* He married Shirley Peterson
Death of Father27 Feb 1962 His father Guy Samuel Culpepper died on 27 Feb 1962 at Redwater, Bowie Co., Texas.6 
Death of Spousesay 1975 His wife Dorothy Gene Black died say 1975.7 
Death of SonJul 1986 His son Rodney Doyle Culpepper died in Jul 1986 at Maud, Bowie Co., Texas.5 
Residence*1994 Doyle resided at Maud, Bowie Co., Texas, in 1994. 
Death of Mother27 Apr 1996 His mother Jessie Bertha Sharp died on 27 Apr 1996 at Redwater, Bowie Co., Texas.8,5 
Death*22 May 2002 He died at Texarkana, Bowie Co., Texas, on 22 May 2002 at age 77.1,9 
Burial*circa 25 May 2002 His body was interred circa 25 May 2002 at Redwater Cemetery, Redwater, Bowie Co., Texas.1 
Obituary* Doyle Shelton Culpepper, age 77, of Maud, TX, died Wednesday, May 22, 2002, in a Texarkana hospital. Mr. Culpepper was born September 4, 1924, in Weaver, TX. He was retired from Red River Army Depot; a member of the First Baptist Church, Maud; a Mason and member of Maud Masonic Lodge #859; and a Navy Veteran of World War II. During his tenure in the U. S. Navy, January 25, 1943 to January 25, 1946, he served in the Amphibious Force. He was an operator for an LCM landing craft. He was involved in the battles at Normandy Beach Head (D-Day), Saipan and Okinawa. He was preceded in death by a son, Rodney D. Culpepper and a grandson, Shanon D. Humphrey. Survivors include his wife, Shirley Peterson Culpepper of Maud; 1 brother, and a sister-in-law, Joe and Ramona Culpepper of Redwater; a granddaughter, Cheryl Von Staden; and one special niece, DiAnn Bransford and her children, Haley and John Bransford of Redwater.3 

Family 1

Dorothy Gene Black (say 1926 - say 1975)
Marriage* He married Dorothy Gene Black at Texas
Child

Family 2

Shirley Peterson (4 Apr 1935 - 16 Oct 2014)
Marriage* He married Shirley Peterson
ChartsJohn Culpepper of Randolph Co, AL: Descendant Chart
Last Edited19 Jul 2010

Citations

  1. National Cemetery Administration, compiler, US Veterans Gravesites, 1775-2006, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2006.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8750
    Redwater Cemetery, Redwater, Bowie Co., TX 75573
    + Doyle Shelton Culpepper, BM1 US NAVY WORLD WAR II, 4 Sep 1924 - 22 May 2002.
  2. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 12, Sheet 9A, Pg 142, Pct. 2, Village of Weaver, Hopkins Co., TX
    Rent=Y, Radio=N, Farm=N, Military=N
    Guy Culpepper, Head, M, 26, M, md@19, TX TX TX, Section Hand-RR
    Jessie Culpepper, Wife, F, 25, M, md@18, TX TX GA
    Doil Culpepper, Son, M, 5, S, TX TX TX.
  3. 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.
  4. Texas Department of State Health Services, compiler, Texas Birth Index, 1903 - 1997, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8781&ti=0
    Rodney Doyle Culpepper, Male, born 20 Oct 1948 in Bowie Co., TX, child of Doyle Shelton Culpepper and Dorothy Gene Black.
  5. 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
  6. 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
    Guy Samuel Culpepper, died 27 Feb 1962 in Bowie Co., TX.
  7. E-mail written Nov 2010 to Warren Culpepper from Cheryl Renee Culpepper Rios (#22762), e-mail address.
  8. 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
    Jessie Bertha Culpepper, Female, died 27 Apr 1996 in Bowie Co., TX.
  9. Obituary.