David Washington Culpepper Jr.

Male, #41411, (14 May 1928 - 25 Feb 1999)
Father*David Washington Culpepper (21 Jun 1902 - Mar 1978)
Mother*Jessie Ophelia Sampley (20 Jan 1901 - Feb 1995)
Birth*14 May 1928 David was born at DeKalb Co., Alabama, on 14 May 1928.1,2 
1940 Census1 Apr 1940 David was listed as a son in David Washington Culpepper's household on the 1940 Census at New Organ, DeKalb Co., Alabama.2 
Korean War*between 1950 and 1951 He served in the Korean War between 1950 and 1951.3 
Death of FatherMar 1978 His father David Washington Culpepper died in Mar 1978 at Fort Payne, DeKalb Co., Alabama.1 
Death of MotherFeb 1995 His mother Jessie Ophelia Sampley died in Feb 1995 at Fort Payne, DeKalb Co., Alabama.1 
Death*25 Feb 1999 He died at Austell, Cobb Co., Georgia, on 25 Feb 1999 at age 70.1,4 
Burial*27 Feb 1999 His body was interred on 27 Feb 1999 at Fischer Cemetery, Cobb Co., Georgia.4 
Obituary*27 Feb 1999 Services for David Washington Culpepper Jr., 70, of 960 Cherokee County Road 112 will be today (Saturday, 27 Feb 1999) at 2 p.m. at Perry Funeral Home with Dr. Thomas Johnston officiating. Burial will be in Fischer Cemetery. Perry Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. Mr. Culpepper died Thursday in Austell, Ga. Survivors include his wife, Eloise Jackson Culpepper; a daughter, Donna (Culpepper) Goss of Marietta, Ga; two sons, David Culpepper of Marietta and Ronald Culpepper of Cedartown, Ga; a sister, Glenna Mae (Culpepper) Fischer of Chattanooga, Tenn; two brothers, James Culpepper and Ray Culpepper, both of Marietta; four grandchildren; a great grandchild; and several nieces and nephews. Memorials may be made to the Leukemia Society, the Fischer Cemetery Fund or the family will accept flowers.4 


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Last Edited16 Jun 2013


  1. U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at Ancestry.com.
  2. 1940 (16th) US Census, compiled by the US Bureau of the Census, Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1940. T627, 4,643 rolls., Online database at Ancestry.com.
    New Organ, DeKalb Co., Alabama; Roll: T627_27; Page: 1A; Enumeration District: 25-43, Lines 16-22, All had same residence in 1935
    Dave Culpepper, Head, M, Wh, 37, md, 6th grade edu, AL, Farmer
    Jessie Culpepper, Wife, F, Wh, 38, md, 2nd yr HS edu, AL, cotton mill worker
    Cleus May Culpepper, Dau, F, Wh, 13, sng,
    David Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 12, sng
    James Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 10, sng
    Gleason Ray Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 4, sng
    H M Culpeppe, Father, M, Wh, 72, md, unemployed.
  3. E-mail written Dec 2009 to Culpepper Connections from Donna Culpepper Goss Frenkel (#41417), e-mail address.
  4. The Anniston Star, Anniston, AL.
    Obituary for David Washington Culpepper, Jr., 27 Feb 1999.