Lloyd E. Culpepper Jr.1

Male, #26114, (5 Nov 1921 - 8 Jan 1994)
Father*Lloyd E. Culpepper (16 Feb 1886 - 20 Apr 1958)
Mother*Bertie Ruth Baxter (22 Oct 1904 - 2 Dec 1964)
Birth*5 Nov 1921 Lloyd was born at Atlanta, Fulton Co., Georgia, on 5 Nov 1921.2,3 
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 Lloyd and Eugene was listed as a son in Lloyd E. Culpepper's household on the 1930 Census at Atlanta, Fulton Co., Georgia.4 
World War II*between 1941 and 1945 He served in World War II between 1941 and 1945
(He served at Fort Bragg and then at Leyte in the South Pacific where the US defeated the Japanese in a decisive battle in October 1944. He was discharged December 27, 1945 as a private, Battery A, 544th Field Artillery Battalion. He was blond with blue eyes, weighed 158 lbs and was 5'11 " tall. He had been a Sergeant, but he and his buddies in the Philippines got their status busted for misconduct.)5
Lloyd E. Culpepper Jr.
SSN*before 1951 His Social Security Number was issued before 1951 in Florida.3 
Death of Father20 Apr 1958 His father Lloyd E. Culpepper died on 20 Apr 1958 at Atlanta, DeKalb Co., Georgia.6 
Death of Mother2 Dec 1964 His mother Bertie Ruth Baxter died on 2 Dec 1964 at Atlanta, Fulton Co., Georgia.2,7 
Death*8 Jan 1994 He died at Stone Mountain, DeKalb Co., Georgia, on 8 Jan 1994 at age 72.8,3 
Burial*11 Jan 1994 His body was interred on 11 Jan 1994 at Westview Cemetery, Atlanta, Fulton Co., Georgia
Biography* Lloyd, Jr. was in the National Guard when the U.S. went into World War II and drafted into the Army. He was at Fort Bragg, when he met Iris Chlotilde Hatchell, who was living with her Grandmother near the base and worked at the local Dry Cleaning Shop. They were married February 12,1944. He called his sister, Mildred in Atlanta and ask her to buy the ring set, which she did.
     He was shipped out, to the South Pacific. By now, they were expecting them first child. Iris moved to Atlanta to live with Lloyd's parents, Lloyd, Sr. and Birtie, along with Lloyd ,Ir.'s siblings, Mildred, Gene, Mary Ann, Vivian and Linda. This was an awesome experience for a young expectant mother, who was an only child. She would often get on the street car and go to a movie.
     Lloyd was stationed at Leyte. The US defeated the Japanese in a decisive battle in Leyte Gulf in October 1944. He was discharged December 27, 1945, to 1070 Delaware Ave., his families' home. Separation center was Fort Mac, Atlanta, document was signed by Conway Borruss. Lloyd was a private, Battery A, 544th Field Artillery Battalion. He was blond with blue eyes, weighed 158 lbs and was 5'11 " tall. He had been a Sargeant, but he and his buddies in the Philippines got their status busted for misconduct.
     After the war, Lloyd and his father built sub-divisions in Decatur, Ga. a suburb of Atlanta. Small homes were very much in demand for the GIs and their families.
     He followed this line of work for the remainder of his life. When building was poor, he did carpentry work. He had a stroke in the early seventies, recovered, but wasn't able to continue his career. He passed away January 8, 1994, at Northlake Hospital, Tucker, Georgia. He was laid to rest at Westview Cemetery, Atlanta, Georgia, in the family plot.
     Lloyd and Iris had four lovely daughters and two sons, all with blond hair, blue eyes and fair complexion. They were, Sylvia, Cynthia, Claudia, Don, Pamela and Bobby.

 

Family

Iris Chlotilde Hatchell
Children
ChartsOrphan / John J. Culpepper of Jackson Co., FL: Descendant Chart
Last Edited16 Aug 2011

Citations

  1. Martha Culpepper, Gay, GA, 2001 records, Gay, GA Martha Culpepper to Lew Griffin, 2001.
  2. Joseph Henry Hightower Moore, First Families of Henry County, Georgia, McDonough, GA: Genealogical Society of Henry & Clayton Co. GA, 1993.
    p 182.
  3. 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
  4. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 169, page 2A, 1302 Woodland Avenue, Atlanta, Fulton Co., GA
    Home=$5000, Radio=N, Farm=N
    Lloyd Culpepper, Head, M, 44, M, md @ 35, GA/AL/GA, Building Contractor
    Bertie R. Culpepper, Wife, F, 25, M, md @ 16, GA/GA/GA
    Lloyd E. Culpepper, Son, M, 8, S, GA/GA/GA
    Mildred R. Culpepper, Dau, F, 7, S, GA/GA/GA
    Eugene F. Culpepper, Son, M, 1 3/12, S, GA/GA/GA.
  5. National Archives and Records Administration, compiler, U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8939
    Lloyd Culpepper Jr., White, Single, born 1920 in Georgia, residing in Fulton Co., Georgia, enlisted as a Private in the US Army on 24 Feb 1941 in Atlanta, Georgia.
  6. Georgia Health Department / Office of Vital Records, compiler, Georgia Deaths, 1919-1998, Online database at Ancestry.com, 1998.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/inddbs/5426a.htm
    Lloyd Culpepper Sr., 20 Apr 1958 at 72 years in DeKalb Co., GA; Res. in DeKalb Co., GA.
  7. Georgia Health Department / Office of Vital Records, compiler, Georgia Deaths, 1919-1998, Online database at Ancestry.com, 1998.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/inddbs/5426a.htm
    Bertie B. Culpepper, d. 2 Dec 1964 at 60 years in DeKalb Co., GA; Res. in DeKalb Co., GA.
  8. Georgia Health Department / Office of Vital Records, compiler, Georgia Deaths, 1919-1998, Online database at Ancestry.com, 1998.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/inddbs/5426a.htm
    Lloyd Culpepper, d. 8 Jan 1994 at 72 years in DeKalb Co., GA; Res. in DeKalb Co., GA.