Johnie Robert Culpepper1

Male, #45812, (29 Jul 1929 - 22 Dec 2010)
Father*James Daniel Culpepper2,1 (1 Jul 1893 - 25 Oct 1978)
Mother*Minnie Belle Foshee2,1 (23 Sep 1893 - 14 Jul 1930)
Birth*29 Jul 1929 He was born on 29 Jul 1929 at Ruston, Lincoln Parish, Louisiana.1 
Death of Mother14 Jul 1930 His mother Minnie Belle Foshee died on 14 Jul 1930 at Dubberly, Webster Parish, Louisiana
Korean War*between 1950 and 1951 He served in the Korean War between 1950 and 1951
(US Air Force.)1 
Death of Father25 Oct 1978 His father James Daniel Culpepper died on 25 Oct 1978 at Ruston, Lincoln Parish, Louisiana.3 
Residence*Dec 2010 Johnie resided at Carlsbad, Eddy Co., New Mexico, in Dec 2010.1 
Death*22 Dec 2010 He died at Lubbock, Lubbock Co., Texas, on 22 Dec 2010 at age 81.1 
Obituary*24 Dec 2010 Johnie Robert Culpepper, 81, of Live Oak Place, Carlsbad, N.M., passed away Wednesday, Dec. 22, 2010, at Covenant Specialty Hospital, Lubbock, Texas. Visitation will be 4-7 p.m. Monday, Dec. 27, 2010, at Denton-Wood Funeral Home.
     Funeral services are scheduled for 2 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 28, 2010, at Denton-Wood Funeral Home Chapel with Bishop John Vande Kraats conducting. Interment will follow in Carlsbad Cemetery, Carlsbad, N.M. Carlsbad Veterans Honor Guard will provide military honors. Denton-Wood Funeral Home is in charge of the arrangements.
     Johnie Robert Culpepper was born July 30, 1929, in Ruston, La., to James Daniel and Minnie Belle (Foshe) Culpepper. Johnie was a member of the U.S. Air Force during the Korean Conflict. He married Evelyn Hickman in 1946 in Roswell, N.M. Johnie was employed for 6 years in the potash mines, then went into clothing sales. He was a square dance caller in Roswell for 25 years for the Circle Square, Square Dance Club, he also taught country line dancing for 10 years at the Ponderosa Center (which they owned and operated) both in Roswell. Johnie was an avid Dallas Cowboy football fan and kept abreast of current events by keeping up with the news. He liked to travel, spending time with family, fishing and camping.
     Johnie was preceded in death by his parents, one brother and one sister.
     Survivors include wife, Evelyn Culpepper of Carlsbad, N.M; daughter Jackie Vaughn and husband J. B. of Carlsbad, N.M; son Johnie Lee Culpepper of Carlsbad, N.M; grandson Jody Temple and wife Lennie of Lubbock, Texas; granddaughter Tammy Berry and husband Danny of Roswell, N.M; five great-grandchildren and three great-great-grandchildren.
     Memorial contributions may be made to, CARC, 902 West Cherry Lane, Carlsbad, NM 88220.
Condolences may be expressed at 
Burial*28 Dec 2010 His body was interred on 28 Dec 2010 at Carlsbad Municipal Cemetery, Carlsbad, Eddy Co., New Mexico.1 


Evelyn Hickman
ChartsOrphan / Joel Culpepper of Harris Co., GA: Descendant Chart
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  1. Carlsbad Current-Argus, Carlsbad, New Mexico.
    Obituary of Johnie Robert Culpepper (#45812), published 24 Dec 2010.
  2. E-mail written 2002-2008 to Culpepper Connections from Hershel Laroy Culpepper (#45725), Shreveport, LA, e-mail address.

  3. U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at