Jack Warren Culpepper1

Male, #44563, (29 Aug 1924 - 14 Jul 2000)
Father*Leon Freeman Culpepper (31 Dec 1897 - 12 Sep 1968)
Mother*Ruby Unity Stone1 (18 May 1904 - 31 Mar 1980)
Birth*29 Aug 1924 Jack was born on 29 Aug 1924.2 
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 Leon and Jack was listed as a son in Leon Freeman Culpepper's household on the 1930 Census at Florence, Florence Co., South Carolina.3 
SSN*between 1936 and 1950 His Social Security Number was issued between 1936 and 1950 in Florida.2 
World War II*between 1941 and 1945 He served in World War II between 1941 and 1945
(Enlisted at the Naval Training Station in Norfolk, VA and was in platoon # 271.
From a newspaper article: Jack W. Culpepper, Cox. USNR, Laurinburg, N.C.: When the SS Elihu Yale was set afire in the assult area off the Anzio beachhead, he boarded the blazing ammunition loaded ship in spite of almost continual enemy attack, noxious fumes and exploding ammunition and fought the flames persistently until the fire was extinguished.)1 
Death of Father12 Sep 1968 His father Leon Freeman Culpepper died on 12 Sep 1968 at Jacksonville, Duval Co., Florida.2,4,5 
Death of Mother31 Mar 1980 His mother Ruby Unity Stone died on 31 Mar 1980 at Jacksonville, Duval Co., Florida.2 
Death*14 Jul 2000 He died at Jacksonville, Duval Co., Florida, on 14 Jul 2000 at age 75.2 
Obituary*16 Jul 2000 Jack W. Culpepper, Sr., 'Papa' , went-to heaven Friday, July 14, 2000. After Landon High School he entered the U.S. Navy where he was decorated with the Silver Star, among others. Retired from the Jacksonville Sheriffs Office and a member of Morocco Shrine Temple. Jack will be loved always and missed by his loving wife, Eunice; one son, Jack W. Culpepper, Jr. (Angela); one daughter, Gloria Hartley (Freddy); one brother, Leon E. Culpepper (Grace); six grandchildren and one great granddaughter. Graveside funeral services will be held at 12:30 PM on Monday, July 17, 2000 in Greenlawn Cemetery. Funeral arrangements are under the direction of George H. Hewell and Son Funeral Home, 4140 University Blvd., So., where the family will receive friends from 6-8 PM Sunday, July 16, 2000.6


Eunice Agnes Hartley
Last Edited19 Jul 2010


  1. E-mail written 2001 to Lew Griffin from Tammy Miller.
  2. U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at Ancestry.com.
  3. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 13, Sheet 15A, Lines 28-38, 200 West Darlington St., Florence, Florence Co., SC
    Rent=$45, Radio=N, Farm=N
    Walter S. Monell, Head, M, 41, md@21, SC/SC/SC, Carpenter, Vet=N
    Vernie Monell, Wife, F, 32, md@17, SC/SC/SC
    Willie M. Monell, Daughter, F, 19, Sng, SC/SC/SC, Saleslady/Dept. Store
    Walter L. Monell, Son, M, 17, Sng, SC/SC/SC, Elevator Operator/Dept. Store
    Louise Monell, Daughter, F, 16, Sng, SC/SC/SC
    Marion Monell, Son, M, 14, Sng, SC/SC/SC
    Alma Monell, Daughter, F, 11, Sng, SC/SC/SC
    Leon Culpepper, Roomer, M, 31, md@22, SC/SC/SC, Machinist/Auto Shop, Vet=N
    Ruby Culpepper, Roomer, F, 24, md@16, SC/SC/SC
    Leon E. Culpepper, Roomer, M, 7, Sng, SC/SC/SC
    Jack W. Culpepper, Roomer, M, 5, Sng, SC/SC/SC.
  4. State of Florida Health Department / Office of Vital Records, compiler, Florida Death Index, 1936-1998, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2004.
    Leon Freeman Culpepper, Vol 3135, Cert 49612, Duval Co., FL, White, Male, - Sep 1968.
  5. E-mail written 2006-2007 to Warren Culpepper from Jack Warren Culpepper Jr. (#44782), e-mail address.
  6. Florida Times-Union, Jacksonville, FL.
    Obituary of Jack Warren Culpepper, published Sunday, July 16, 2000.