Richard Lee Culpepper
Male, #26684, (30 Oct 1919 - 6 Sep 2001)
|Father*||Riley Lee Culpepper (31 Mar 1897 - 27 Sep 1943)|
|Mother*||Ruth Brown (28 Jun 1898 - 25 Mar 1988)|
|Birth*||30 Oct 1919||Richard was born at Manchester, Meriwether Co., Georgia, on 30 Oct 1919.1|
|Census||1 Jan 1920||He listed as son(s) in the census report at Manchester, Meriwether Co., Georgia, on 1 Jan 1920.2|
|1930 Census||1 Apr 1930||Richard was listed as a son in Riley Lee Culpepper's household on the 1930 Census at Savannah, Chatham Co., Georgia.3|
|World War II*||between 1941 and 1946||He served in World War II between 1941 and 1946|
(Major in the US Army.)4
|Death of Father||27 Sep 1943||His father Riley Lee Culpepper died on 27 Sep 1943 at Sumter Co., Georgia.5,6|
|Death of Mother||25 Mar 1988||His mother Ruth Brown died on 25 Mar 1988.6|
|Death*||6 Sep 2001||He died at Hixson, Hamilton Co., Tennessee, on 6 Sep 2001 at age 81.1|
|Burial*||10 Sep 2001||His body was interred on 10 Sep 2001 at Chattanooga National Cemetery, Chattanooga, Hamilton Co., Tennessee.4|
Richard Lee Culpepper, 81, of Chattanooga died Thursday, Sept. 6, 2001, in a local hospital.
He was a native of Savannah, Ga., graduating from Georgia Tech with a mechanical engineering degree in 1941. Dick worked for Combustion Engineering Co. from 1946 to 1982 and served as a major in the U.S. Army's Aviation Ordinance Group from 1942 to 1946. He was a charter member of Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, a registered professional engineer, past president of the Chattanooga Engineers Club and a lifelong member of the American Society of Mechanical Engineers.
He was preceded in death by his parents, Riley Culpepper and Ruth Brown Culpepper; and his sisters, Winifred Culpepper and Ruth Culpepper George, all of Atlanta.
He is survived by his wife, Ann Toehl Culpepper; son and daughter-in-law, Lee and Sue Culpepper, Chattanooga; daughter, Beth Brown, Kansas City, Mo; grandchildren, Angie Culpepper and Chris Culpepper, Chattanooga.
A memorial service will be held at 3:30 p.m. Saturday at the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home with the Rev. Clifford Herd officiating. Interment will be private. The family will receive friends from 4-8 p.m. today at the East Chapel of Chattanooga Funeral Home on Moore Road.7
|Elizabeth Ann Toehl|
|Charts||Orphan / John J. Culpepper of Jackson Co., FL: Descendant Chart|
|Last Edited||18 Oct 2008|
- U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at Ancestry.com.
- 1920 Federal Census, United States.
ED 92, Page 6A, Lines 36-39, Fourth Street, Manchester, Meriwether Co., GA
Riley Culpepper, Head, M, 23, md, GA/GA/GA, RR Flagman
Ruth Culpepper, Wife, F, 21, md, GA/GA/GA
Ruth Culpepper, Daughter, F, 2, sng, GA/GA/GA
Richard Culpepper, Son, M, 2 mo, sng, GA/GA/GA
Lucile Hadley, Servant, F, W, 14, sng, GA/GA/GA, Servant.
- 1930 Federal Census, United States.
ED 17, page 5A, 217 Waldburg Street, Savannah, Chatham Co., GA
Rent=$32, Radio=N, Farm=N (Riley Lee Culpepper, ID: 30423)
Riley L. Culpepper, Head, M, 32, M, md @ 20, GA/GA/GA, RR Switchman
Ruth B. Culpepper, Wife, F, 31, M, md @ 18, GA/GA/GA
Ruth B. Culpepper, Dau, F, 12, S, AL/GA/GA
Richard L. Culpepper, Son, M, 10, S, GA/GA/GA.
- National Cemetery Administration, compiler, US Veterans Gravesites, 1775-2006, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2006.
Richard Lee Culpepper, 30 Oct 1919 - 6 Sep 2001, Served 4 Aug 1941 to 3 Jan 1946 as Major in the US Army, Interred 10 Sep 2001 in Chattanooga National Cemetery, Section DD-2, Site 182.
- Georgia Health Department / Office of Vital Records, compiler, Georgia Deaths, 1919-1998, Online database at Ancestry.com, 1998.
Riley L. Culpepper, d. 27 Sep 1943 at 46 years in Sumter Co., GA.
- Priscilla Turner, compiler, Meriwether Co., GA Cemeteries, Spartanburg, SC: , 1993, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. US/CAN Book: 975.8455 V39.
Manchester City Cemetery, Manchester, Meriwether Co., GA
+ Riley L. Culpepper, 31 Mar 1897 – 27 Sep 1943
+ Ruth Brown Culpepper, 28 Jun 1898 – 25 Mar 1988.
- Chattanooga Times Free Press, Chattanooga, Hamilton Co., Tennessee.
Obituary for Richard Lee Culpepper, published 7 Sep 2001.