Marshall C. Culpepper1

Male, #37207, (6 Jan 1919 - 23 Aug 2010)
Father*Albert Forrest Culpepper (9 Mar 1890 - 1923)
Mother*Edna Bodiford (c 1895 - 1923)
Birth*6 Jan 1919 Marshall was born at Bremond, Robertson Co., Texas, on 6 Jan 1919.2,3,1 
1920 Census1 Jan 1920 James and Marshall was listed as a son in Albert Forrest Culpepper's household on the 1920 Census at Robertson Co., Texas.4 
Death of Father1923 His father Albert Forrest Culpepper died in 1923 at Robertson Co., Texas.5 
Death of Mother1923 His mother Edna Bodiford died in 1923 at Robertson Co., Texas.5 
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 James and Marshall was listed as a grandson in James F. Bodiford's household on the 1930 Census at Robertson Co., Texas.6 
World War II*between 1942 and 1945 He served in World War II between 1942 and 1945
(US Army Air Corps.)3 
Birth of Son10 Sep 1946 His son Forrest Marshall Culpepper was born on 10 Sep 1946 at San Antonio, Bexar Co., Texas.7,8 
Residence*Oct 2002 Marshall resided at San Antonio, Bexar Co., Texas, in Oct 2002.9 
Death*23 Aug 2010 He died at Floresville, Wilson Co., Texas, on 23 Aug 2010 at age 91.3 
Burial*28 Aug 2010 His body was interred on 28 Aug 2010 at Mission Burial Park South, San Antonio, Bexar Co., Texas. With full military honors.3 
Obituary*27 Oct 2010 Marshall Culpepper, age 91, went home to be with the Lord on Monday, August 23, 2010 after a short battle with pneumonia. He resided, along with his loving wife of 68 years at Regency Manor Nursing Home in Floresville, Texas. He was born in Bremond, Texas but always called San Antonio his home.
     He is survived by his wife, Lillian Joyce (Bankston) Culpepper; sons, Forrest Marshall Culpepper and wife Cindy; Charles Douglas Culpepper and wife Janice. Marshall had four grandchildren; Chris Culpepper , Stephanie (Culpepper) Ricondo and her husband Ronnie, Douglas Culpepper and wife Laurie and Christy (Culpepper) Edwards and husband Christopher. He and wife Joyce were also blessed with three great grandchildren; Austin Ricondo, Marshall Ricondo and Tressie Edwards.
     Mr. Culpepper lived a strong and blessed life and was a WW II veteran. After leaving the Air Force after 20 years of active duty and 10 years of reserve duty , he started several businesses and retired in 1993. He enjoyed fishing, country music and being with his family more than anything. He was a strong Christian and a gentle man and will be greatly missed by everyone. You couldn't ask for a better husband, father or friend.
     Visitation will be held on Saturday, August 28, 2010 from 9:00 A.M. to 10:00 A.M. at Mission Park Funeral Chapels South. Funeral Services will be held at 10:00 A.M. on Saturday, August 28, 2010 at the funeral home with interment to follow in Mission Burial Park South with full military honors. For personal acknowledgment you may sign the guest book at in the obituary section.3 


Lillian Joyce Bankston
ChartsJoseph Culpepper of Morgan Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited29 Aug 2010


  1. Inc., compiler, US Public Records Index, Online database at, 2005.
  2. National Archives and Records Administration, compiler, U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946, Online database at, 2005.
    Marshall Culpepper, White, born 1919 in Texas; Resides in Bexar Co., TX; Enlisted 28 Dec 1945 at San Antonio, TX in the Air Corps as a Staff Sergeant; Education: 4 years of high school; Occupation: Shipping Clerk, Married; Height: unk, Weight: unk.
  3. San Antonio Express-News, San Antonio, Texas.
    Obituary of Marshall Culpepper (#37207), published 27 Aug 2010.
  4. 1920 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 183, Sheet 7A, Line 30, Pct. 5, Robertson Co., TX
    Rents, Farm=Y
    Forest Culpepper, Head, M, 28, M, TX TX TX, Farmer
    Edna Culpepper, Wife, F, 24, M, TX TX TX
    J. C. Culpepper, Son, M, 5, S, TX TX TX
    Janice Culpepper, Daughter, F, 3 2/12, S, TX TX TX
    Marshall Culpepper, Son, M, 11/12, S, TX TX TX.
  5. E-mail written March 2011 - Feb 2016 to Warren Culpepper from Stephanie Dawn Miles Busby (d/o #49008), Phone 832-527-8016, e-mail address.
  6. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 19, Sheet 8A, Pg 271, Pct. 8, Robertson Co., TX
    Own=Y, Radio=N, Farm=Y, Military=N
    James F. Bodiford, Head, M, 55, M, md@18, AL AL AL, Farmer
    Nora L. Bodiford, Wife, F, 53, M, md@17, TX TX TX
    Ray J. Bodiford, Son, M, 21, S, TX AL TX
    Bill M. Bodiford, Son , M, 18, S, TX AL TX
    Albert A. Bodiford, Son, M, 14, S, TX AL TX
    J. C. Culpepper, Grandson, M, 15, S, TX TX TX
    Janice Culpepper, Granddaughter, F, 14, S, TX TX TX
    Marshal Culpepper, Grandson, M, 11, S, TX TX TX.
  7. National Archives and Records Administration, compiler, San Francisco Passenger Lists, 1893 - 1953, Online database at, Nov 2004.
    USNS General D. I. Sultan, departing 16 Jan 1952 from Guam and arriving at San Francisco, CA, 9 Feb 1952. In the Troop Cabin, there was a family whose destination address was 1700 Kentucky Ave., San Antonio, TX, and each of them was born in San Antonio:
    * Lillian J. Culpepper, 26, F, Md
    * Forrest M. Culpepper, 5, M, Sng
    * Charles D. Culpepper, 3, M, Sng.
  8. Texas Department of State Health Services, compiler, Texas Birth Index, 1903 - 1997, Online database at, 2005.
    Forrest Marshall Culpepper, Male, born __ 1946 in Bexar Co., Texas, child of Marshall Culpepper and Lillian Joyce Bankston.
  9. Bryan-College Station Eagle, Bryan, TX.
    From obituary for his brother, James Coleman Culpepper, published in The, 2 Oct 2002.