Ernest Brett Culpepper P.E.

Male, #36680, (25 Dec 1948 - 1 Feb 2014)
Father*Robert Lee Culpepper1 (20 Dec 1913 - 26 Nov 2001)
Mother*Lucy Blanche Addison1 (1923 - 14 Jul 2011)
Birth*25 Dec 1948 Ernest was born at Plant City, Hillsborough Co., Florida, on 25 Dec 1948. 
Degree*say 1971 He received a degree from the University of Florida, at Gainesville, Alachua Co., Florida, say 1971. 
Residence*2001 Ernest resided at Fort Pierce, Saint Lucie Co., Florida, in 2001. 
Death of Father26 Nov 2001 His father Robert Lee Culpepper died on 26 Nov 2001 at Saint Petersburg, Pinellas Co., Florida.2 
ResidenceJul 2011 Ernest resided at Port Saint Lucie, Saint Lucie Co., Florida, in Jul 2011.3 
Death of Mother14 Jul 2011 His mother Lucy Blanche Addison died on 14 Jul 2011 at Saint Petersburg, Pinellas Co., Florida.3 
Death*1 Feb 2014 He died at Port Saint Lucie, Saint Lucie Co., Florida, on 1 Feb 2014 at age 65.4 
Obituary*5 Feb 2014 E. Brett Culpepper, 65, of Port Saint Lucie, passed away on Saturday, February 1, 2014.
     He was born in St. Petersburg, FL, on December 25, 1948, to the late Robert and Blanche Culpepper. Brett graduated from St. Petersburg High School and received a degree in civil engineering from the University of Florida in 1971. He married Judy Flowers Culpepper the following year on September 23, 1972. Brett was a professional engineer (P.E.) and professional land surveyor (P.L.S.) and was a founding partner of Culpepper and Terpening, Inc. He was also a director of the St. Lucie County Chamber of Commerce GO Team, the predecessor of the Economic Development Council. Brett enjoyed golf, bridge, and Florida football. As an avid Florida fan, his love of the university was immortalized in the bricks of Ben Hill Griffin Stadium.
     Brett is survived by Judy, his wife of over 41 years, and three daughters and their spouses: Ceci and Nate Berman of Tampa, FL; Kelly and Chris Bender of Plano, TX; and Wendy Culpepper and Eric Mondschein of Tampa, FL. He is also survived by four grandchildren: Presley and Heath Berman, and Katarina and Ava Bender.
     A memorial service will be held on Friday, February 7, 2014, at 3:00 p.m. at Yates Funeral Home in Fort Pierce. A reception will follow at the Pelican Yacht Club in Fort Pierce at 4:30 p.m. Donations supporting Parkinson's patients, in lieu of flowers, can be made to Neuro Challenge Foundation, 4411 Bee Ridge Road # 246, Sarasota, FL, 34233.4 


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ChartsJames Culpepper of Nash Co., NC : Descendant Chart
Last Edited5 Feb 2014


  1. E-mail written 2003-2011, 2016 to Lew Griffin Warren L. Culpepper from Brenda Kay Cobb (#50202), 2018 Saba Dr., Augusta, GA 30909, Phone 706-496-7910 or 706-305-6149, e-mail address.
  2. U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at
  3. St. Petersburg Times, St. Petersburg, FL.
    Obituary of Lucy Blanche Culpepper (#36677), published 17-20 Jul 2011.
  4. Obituary of E. Brett Culpepper (#36680), published 5 Feb 2004 in the TC Palm.