Winston Aaron Culpepper

Male, #34893, (7 Aug 1922 - 11 Sep 1954)
Father*Mathew John Culpepper (11 Oct 1877 - 19 Mar 1959)
Mother*Lela Myrtle Hawk (6 Apr 1887 - 1 Oct 1975)
Birth*7 Aug 1922 Winston was born at Denhawken, Wilson Co., Texas, on 7 Aug 1922.1,2 
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 Mathew, James, Winston and Francis was listed as a son in Mathew John Culpepper's household on the 1930 Census at Stockdale, Wilson Co., Texas.3 
World War II*between 1942 and 1945 He served in AMMI US Navy between 1942 and 1945.1 
Employment* Winston's occupation: policeman. 
Death*11 Sep 1954 He died at San Antonio, Bexar Co., Texas, on 11 Sep 1954 at age 32.1,4 
Burial*circa 14 Sep 1954 His body was interred circa 14 Sep 1954 at Stockdale City Cemetery, Stockdale, Wilson Co., Texas.1 
Biography* Winston Aaron's birth was recorded in the M. J. Culpepper Family Bible: "Winston Aaron was born Aug 7, 1922"

Winston became a San Antonio patrolman on December 15, 1952. While investigating a fatal traffic accident in the 3300 block of S.W. Military Drive, Culpepper was struck and killed by a drunk driver. He was 32.

Mrs. James L. (Vivian Hastings) Culpepper added, 27 Jun 1978: [Winston Culpepper] survived World War II in the South Pacific only to be run over and killed in San Antonio by the drunk daughter of a prominent lawyer while he was measuring skid marks etc. of a wreck - Was San Antonio Policeman. 


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  1. Tombstone.
    Stockdale City Cemetery, Stockdale, Wilson Co., TX
    Winston Aaron Culpepper, 7 Aug 1922 – 11 Sep 1954, AMMI US NAVY WWII.
  2. Texas Department of State Health Services, compiler, Texas Birth Index, 1903 - 1997, Online database at, 2005.
    Aaron Winston Culpepper, born 7 Aug 1922 in Wilson Co., TX.
  3. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 14, Sheet 3B, Pg 176, Pct. 7, Stockdale, Wilson Co., TX
    Own=Y, Radio=N, Farm=Y, Military=N
    Matthew Culpepper, Head, M, 52, M, md@31, TX MS MS, Farmer
    Lellia Culpepper, Wife, F, 43, M, md@21, TX FL TN
    Vernon M. Culpepper, Son, M, 18, S, TX TX TX, Farmer
    Lyod Culpepper, Son, M, 14, S, TX TX TX
    Ermine Culpepper, Dau, F, 13, S, TX TX TX
    Nina Culpepper, Dau, F, 12, S, TX TX TX
    Winston A. Culpepper, Son, M, 7, S, TX TX TX
    Francis J. Culpepper, Son, M, 4 2/12, S, TX TX TX
    Joy E. Culpepper, Dau, F, 1 6/12, S, TX TX TX.
  4. Texas Department of Health, compiler, Texas Death Index, 1903-2000, Online database at, 2006.
    Winston Aaron Culpepper, died 11 Sep 1954 in Bexar Co., TX.