Thomas Frederick Culpepper of Norfolk, VA1

Male, #42743, (21 Mar 1934 - 8 Apr 1996)
Father*(?) Culpepper2 (s 1904 - )
Birth*21 Mar 1934 He was born on 21 Mar 1934 at Norfolk (city), Virginia.3 
SSN*between 1936 and 1950 His Social Security Number was issued between 1936 and 1950 in Virginia.3 
Korean War*between 1952 and 1953 He served in the Korean War between 1952 and 1953
(US Air Force.)2 
Marriage*1956 He married Barbara Jeanne Smith at Pasquotank Co., North Carolina, in 1956.4 
Death of Spouse30 Sep 1992 His wife Barbara Jeanne Smith died on 30 Sep 1992 at Norfolk (city), Virginia.3,5 
Death*8 Apr 1996 He died at Norfolk (city), Virginia, on 8 Apr 1996 at age 62.3 
Obituary*10 Apr 1996 Thomas Fred Culpepper, 62, of the 100 block of Snead Fairway, died 8 Apr 1996, in Norfolk. Mr. Culpepper, a native of Chesapeake, was a self-employed route salesman for Flowers Bakery. He was a member of Central Baptist Church, Portsmouth. He was a U.S. Air Force veteran of the Korean War. Survivors include his (second) wife, Linda F. (Cornatzer) Culpepper; a daughter, Freddie Sue Culpepper Steeves of Chesapeake; a son, Thomas V. Culpepper of Portsmouth; a stepdaughter, Abbie L. Smith of Chesapeake; two stepsons, Robert A. Cornatzer of Portsmouth and Christopher T. Cornatzer of Chesapeake; a sister, Joann Culpepper Harris of Portsmouth; a brother, Shirley Culpepper of Hampton; two grandchildren; and three step-grandchildren. The funeral will be conducted at 11 a.m. Friday at Sturtevant Funeral Home, Portsmouth Blvd. Chapel, by Dr. U. G. Robertson. Burial will be in Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the funeral home from 7 to 8:30 p.m. Thursday.2 
Burial*12 Apr 1996 His body was interred on 12 Apr 1996 at Meadowbrook Memorial Gardens, Norfolk (city), Virginia.2 


Barbara Jeanne Smith (6 Dec 1937 - 30 Sep 1992)
Marriage*1956 He married Barbara Jeanne Smith at Pasquotank Co., North Carolina, in 1956.4 
Last Edited11 Nov 2012


  1. The ancestry of this person is unknown. If you can help in identification of the parents or other relatives, please contact Warren Culpepper, using the link at the bottom of this page.
  2. Virginian-Pilot/Ledger-Star, Norfolk, VA.
    Obituary of Thomas Fred Culpepper, 10 Apr 1996.
  3. U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at
  4. North Carolina State Archives, compiler, North Carolina Marriage Collection, 1741-2000, Online database at, 2005.
    Thomas Frederick Culpepper, White, Male, married Barbara Jeanne Smith in 1956 in Pasquotank Co., NC.
  5. Virginian-Pilot/Ledger-Star, Norfolk, VA.
    Obituary of Barbara Jeanne Culpepper, published 1 Oct 1992.