Leon Raines Culpepper1

Male, #3587, (12 Feb 1922 - 15 Feb 1986)
Father*Samuel Jackson Culpepper (9 Jul 1884 - 3 Jul 1970)
Mother*Jimmie Leona Raines (27 Jul 1886 - 14 Jul 1970)
Birth*12 Feb 1922 Leon was born at Crisp Co., Georgia, on 12 Feb 1922.2 
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 Jasper, Samuel, Perry and Leon was listed as a son in Samuel Jackson Culpepper's household on the 1930 Census at Crisp Co., Georgia.3 
World War II*between 1942 and 1945 He served in World War II between 1942 and 1945
(LCDR, USN. Commander LCT 457, Operation Overlord, 6 Jun 1944.) 
Marriage*say 1945 He married Doris Elizabeth Woods say 1945. 
Death of Father3 Jul 1970 His father Samuel Jackson Culpepper died on 3 Jul 1970 at Cordele, Crisp Co., Georgia.2,4 
Death of Mother14 Jul 1970 His mother Jimmie Leona Raines died on 14 Jul 1970 at Cordele, Crisp Co., Georgia.5 
Death*15 Feb 1986 He died at Statesboro, Bulloch Co., Georgia, on 15 Feb 1986 at age 64.2,6 
Burial*circa 17 Feb 1986 His body was interred circa 17 Feb 1986 at Sunnyside Cemetery, Cordele, Crisp Co., Georgia
Biography* Leon Raines Culpepper was an unusually talented man musically, had his PHD and was a College Professor, Band Leader, etc. He served in WWII. 

Family

Doris Elizabeth Woods (9 Apr 1924 - 26 May 2001)
Marriage*say 1945 He married Doris Elizabeth Woods say 1945. 
Children
ChartsJohn Culpepper of Jones Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited1 Sep 2009

Citations

  1. E-mail written 2001, 2004 to Lew Griffin & Warren Culpepper from Perry Melton Culpepper Jr. (#3807), e-mail address.
  2. 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
  3. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 12, page 12B, Militia District 1451, Crisp Co., GA
    Home=$8000, Radio=N, Farm=Y
    Sam J. Culpepper, Head, M, 45, M, md @ 24, GA/GA/GA, Farmer
    Leona Culpepper, Wife, F, 43, M, md @ 22, GA/GA/GA
    Kenneth Culpepper, Son, M, 18, S, GA/GA/GA, Clerk in HW Store
    Edith Culpepper, Dau, F, 16, S, GA/GA/GA
    Olin Culpepper, Son, M, 13, S, GA/GA/GA
    Perry M. Culpepper, Son, M, 12, S, GA/GA/GA
    Leon Culpepper, Son, M, 8, S, GA/GA/GA
    Gladine Culpepper, Dau, F, 6, S, GA/GA/GA.
  4. 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
    Samuel J. Culpepper, d. 3 Jul 1970 at 85 years in Crisp Co., GA; Res. in Crisp Co., GA.
  5. 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
    Leona R. Culpepper, d. 14 Jul 1970 at 83 years in Crisp Co., GA; Res. in Crisp Co., GA.
  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
    Leon R. Culpepper, d. 15 Feb 1986 at 64 years in Bulloch Co., GA; Res. in Bulloch Co., GA.