Douglas Eugene Culpepper1

Male, #45323, (22 May 1921 - 23 Feb 2003)
Father*Rev. Otto Lee Culpepper (29 May 1899 - 23 Dec 1985)
Mother*Eleanor Pratt (20 Aug 1901 - 11 Mar 1998)
Birth*22 May 1921 Douglas was born at Shawmut, Chambers Co., Alabama, on 22 May 1921. 
World War II*between 1942 and 1945 He served in World War II between 1942 and 1945
(US Marines.)2 
Korean War*between 1950 and 1953 He served in the Korean War between 1950 and 1953
(US Marines.)2 
Marriage*say 1951 He married Jean Susanne Miller say 1951. 
Viet Nam Warbetween 1967 and 1969 He served in the Viet Nam War between 1967 and 1969.2 
Death of Father23 Dec 1985 His father Rev. Otto Lee Culpepper died on 23 Dec 1985 at Tallassee, Elmore Co., Alabama.3,4 
Death of Mother11 Mar 1998 His mother Eleanor Pratt died on 11 Mar 1998 at Tallassee, Elmore Co., Alabama.3 
Death*23 Feb 2003 He died at Pittsburgh, Allegheny Co., Pennsylvania, on 23 Feb 2003 at age 81.2 
Biography* Between 1942 and 1969, Douglas served in the USMC, in WW II, Korea, and Vietnam. He retired as a Sergeant Major. His service details:
APR 1942 to APR 1943: RECRUIT DEPOT, SAN DIEGO, CALIF. (PVT to CPL)
MAY 1943 to NOV 1943: TGT DEFENSE BN. FMF (SGT)
DEC 1943 to AUG 1944: 5th AMP CORPS, FMF (SGT)
SEP 1944 to FEB 1945: 2NDL SEACOAST ARTILLERY BM. FMF (PLTSGT)
MAR 1945 to AUG 1945: 3RD AMP CORPS, FMF (PLTSOT)
SEP 1945 to NOV 1945: U.S. HAVAL AMMH DEPOT, NEW ORLEANS, LA ( DISCHARGED FROM UStC) (PLTSGT)
FEB 1947 to SEP 1947: ALABAMA NATIONAL GUARD
NOV 1947 to JAN 1951: USMGR INACTIVE
JAN 1951 to SEP 1955: MARINE CORPS SUPPLY DEPOT (SERVICE BH.) CAMP LEJEUNE, N.C. (TSGT MSGT)
OCT 1955 to FEB 1958: 4TH MARINE REGT, 1ST MARINE BRIGADE, 3RD MARDIV, FMF (HAWAII) (MSGT)
MAR 1958 to JUN 1961: MARINE CORPS AIR STATION, EL TORO, CALIF. (MSGT 1STSGT)
JUN 1961 to JULY 1962: USS LEXIMGTON (OVA I6) (LATSOT)
AUG 1962 to JUL 1964: FORCE TROOPS FMFLANT(2NDFSR) CAMP LEJEUNE, N.G. (1STSGT)
JUL 1964 to MAR 1976: INSPECTOR INSTRUSrOR STAFF, AKROM OHIO (1STSOT) • :
APR 1967 to MAY 1968: 3RD TANK BN. 3RD MARINE DIV. FMF (VIETNAM) (SGTM11J)
JUN 1968 to JUL 1969: MARINE BARRACKS, YORKTOWN, VA (SGTMAJ)
JUL 1969: PLACED ON RETIRED LIST.2,1 

Family

Jean Susanne Miller (29 Nov 1926 - 11 Sep 2012)
Marriage*say 1951 He married Jean Susanne Miller say 1951. 
Children
ChartsOrphan / Joel Culpepper of Harris Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited18 Oct 2008

Citations

  1. E-mail written 2002-2005 to Lew Griffin from William Clayton Culpepper, Phone (Need current e-mail address).
  2. E-mail written 2003 to Lew Griffin from Jason Culpepper, e-mail address.
  3. U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at Ancestry.com.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/vital/ssdi/main.htm
  4. Linda & Tracey Blankenship, compiler, Cemeteries of Elmore County, Alabama (2 volumes), Wetumpka, Alabama: L and T Blankenship, 1989, Repository: LDS Family History Library - Salt Lake City, Call No. US/CAN 976.152 V3bL.
    Rose Hill Cemetery, County Road 161, Tallassee, Elmore Co., AL (Vol 1, p 388-549)
    + Rev. Otto L. Culpepper, 29 May 1899 - 23 Dec 1985
    + Eleanor P. Culpepper, 20 Aug 1901 - ___.
  5. MyFamily.com Inc. (Original data: Register of Deeds. North Carolina Birth Indexes. Raleigh NC State Archives), compiler, North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8783
    Douglas Eugene Culpepper is the father of Douglas Eugene Culpepper, Jr., born __ 1953, and William Clayton Culpepper, born __ 1955, both in Onslow Co., NC.