Edwin Randall Culpepper

Male, #23280, (22 Jun 1925 - 29 Aug 2013)
Father*Carl Sheppard Culpepper1 (14 Feb 1898 - 31 Oct 1945)
Mother*Lois Johnson1 (4 Oct 1902 - 9 Aug 1963)
Name Variation He was also known as Randy.1 
Birth*22 Jun 1925 Edwin was born at Groesbeck, Limestone Co., Texas, on 22 Jun 1925.2,1 
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 Edwin was listed as a son in Carl Sheppard Culpepper's household on the 1930 Census at Limestone Co., Texas.3 
World War II*between 1943 and 1946 He served in World War II between 1943 and 1946
(US Navy on Okinawa Island.)1 
Death of Father31 Oct 1945 His father Carl Sheppard Culpepper died on 31 Oct 1945 at Fort Bend Co., Texas.4 
Marriage*circa 1958 He married Peggy Marie Winborn at Texas circa 1958.2,1 
Death of Mother9 Aug 1963 His mother Lois Johnson died on 9 Aug 1963 at Houston, Harris Co., Texas.2 
Death*29 Aug 2013 He died at Missouri City, Fort Bend Co., Texas, on 29 Aug 2013 at age 88.1 
Obituary*1 Sep 2013 Edwin Randall Culpepper, "Randy", born in Groesbeck, Texas on June 22, 1925, the son of Carl and Lois Culpepper, died on August 29, 2013 around 9:00pm, in his home in Missouri City, surrounded by family.
     Randy was preceded in death by his parents, and sister, Judy Lewis.
     He is survived by his beloved wife of 65 years, Peggy Culpepper, daughter Sheri Burnett and her husband Roy Burnett, daughter Jody Valentine and her husband Paul Valentine, daughter Amy Harrott, sister Janice Shult and her husband Richard Shult. Randy is also survived by 5 grandchildren, 1 great grandchild, 1 niece, 1 great niece and numerous cousins.
     Randy proudly served in the Navy during World War II on Okinawa Island from 1943-1946.He married Peggy in 1948. He worked at Modern Optics, which later became part of Shuron (also a division of Textron) for 43 years. Although Randy loved to fish, his sport of choice was golf, of which he was an avid player for much of his life. Randy also loved baseball and was a lifelong Astros fan. Randy was a Mason for 60 years and also became a Shriner. However, the greatest love of his life was his family. Randy was a wonderful husband, father, brother, uncle, cousin, and grandfather. Randy was known to his grandchildren only as "Big Daddy" and will be greatly missed.
     Visitation is scheduled for Monday, September 2, 2013 from 6:00pm - 8:00pm at Earthman Bellaire Funeral Home, 6700 Ferris Street, Bellaire, TX 77401. The funeral service is scheduled for 11:00am on Tuesday, September 3, 2013 also at Earthman Bellaire Funeral Home, followed by a burial service at Forest Park Lawndale Cemetery, 6900 Lawndale St., Houston, TX 77023.
     For those desiring, in lieu of customary remembrances, memorial contributions may be made in Randy's name to The Alzheimer's Association, 2242 West Holcombe Blvd., Houston, Texas 77030.1 
Burial*3 Sep 2013 His body was interred on 3 Sep 2013 at Forest Park Lawndale Cemetery, Houston, Harris Co., Texas.1 

Family

Peggy Marie Winborn (22 Jul 1926 - 4 Jun 2016)
Marriage*circa 1958 He married Peggy Marie Winborn at Texas circa 1958.2,1 
Children
ChartsJohn Culpepper of Randolph Co, AL: Descendant Chart
Last Edited26 Sep 2013

Citations

  1. The Houston Chronicle, Houston (Harris Co.), TX.
    http://www.chron.com/
    Obituary of Edwin Randall 'Randy' Culpepper (#23280), published 1 Sep 2013.
  2. 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.
    Carl Shepard Culpepper Family Group Sheet.
  3. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 18, Sheet 6A, Pg 270, Pct. 4, Groesbeck Mexia Rd., Limestone Co., TX
    Rent=Y, Radio=N, Farm=N, Military=N (In household of Smith)
    Carl Culpepper, Boarder, M, 31, M, md@20, TX AL AL, Laborer-Odd Jobs
    Lois Culpepper, Boarder, F, 27, M, md@16, TX TX TX
    Jewel Culpepper, Boarder, F, 9, S, TX TX TX
    Randel Culpepper, Boarder, M, 4, S, TX TX TX.
  4. 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
    Carl Sheppard Culpepper, died 31 Oct 1945 in Fort Bend Co., TX.
  5. 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
    Sherilyn Culpepper, Female, born __ 1949 in Harris Co., Texas, child of Edwin Randall Culpepper and Peggy Marie Winborn.
  6. 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
    Jody Carol Culpepper, Female, born __ 1958 in Harris Co., Texas, child of Edwin Randall Culpepper and Peggy Marie Winborn.
  7. 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
    Amy Lois Culpepper, Female, born __ 1961 in Harris Co., Texas, child of Edwin Randall Culpepper and Peggy Marie Winborn.