Joseph Paul Culpepper1

Male, #4712, (6 Aug 1914 - 23 Dec 2002)
Father*William Henry Culpepper (8 Jun 1875 - 21 Dec 1944)
Mother*Ida Tommy Culberson (12 Sep 1878 - 14 Jan 1939)
Birth*6 Aug 1914 Joseph was born at Red Rock, Bastrop Co., Texas, on 6 Aug 1914.2 
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 Reuben, Joseph, Dean and Howard was listed as a son in William Henry Culpepper's household on the 1930 Census at Caldwell Co., Texas.3 
SSN*between 1936 and 1950 His Social Security Number was issued between 1936 and 1950 in Texas.2 
Death of Mother14 Jan 1939 His mother Ida Tommy Culberson died on 14 Jan 1939 at Lockhart, Caldwell Co., Texas.4 
World War II*between 1940 and 1945 He served in World War II between 1940 and 1945
(Paul was serving in the Texas National Guard when he was called to active duty in November 1940. He served in the 36th Division (Texas) , and with the 141st Infantry, Company F. Paul was transferred out of the 36th Division in early 1943, going to a Coast Artillery Company at Fort Rosecrans in California. In 1945, he was transferred to a Combat Engineer Company.)5,1 
Death of Father21 Dec 1944 His father William Henry Culpepper died on 21 Dec 1944 at Red Rock, Bastrop Co., Texas.6 
Residence*Aug 2001 Joseph resided at Lockhart, Caldwell Co., Texas, in Aug 2001. 
Death*23 Dec 2002 He died at Lockhart, Caldwell Co., Texas, on 23 Dec 2002 at age 88.1,2 
Obituary*26 Dec 2002 Joseph Paul Culpepper, 88, of Lockhart died December 23, 2002. He was born Aug. 6, 1914 in Caldwell County to William Henry and Ida Tommy Culpepper. He is survived by a brother, Howard O'Neil Culpepper of Verdi, Nevada; and a host of nieces and nephews. Services were held at 11 a.m. Friday, Dec. 27 at Eeds Funeral Home with burial followed at Old Red Rock Cemetery in Bastrop County. Serving as pallbearers were Billy Don Shirley, Larry Quimby, James Quimby, Gary Culpepper, Joel Culpepper, and Marvin Baker. Services under the direction of Eeds Funeral Home, Lockhart.7 
Burial*27 Dec 2002 His body was interred on 27 Dec 2002 at Old Red Rock Cemetery, Red Rock, Bastrop Co., Texas.1,8 
ChartsOrphan / Allison Culpepper of Webster Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited30 Aug 2010


  1. E-mail from Loris Orrin Brewer Jr. (#40497), e-mail address (Feb 2013), Lockhart, Texas, (, 512-398-2797 to Lew Griffin & Warren Culpepper, 2001-2013.
  2. U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at
  3. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 17, page 21A, Caldwell Co., TX
    Owns, Radio=Y, Farm=Y
    Will Culpepper, Head, M, 55, M, md @ 20, TX/GA/GA, Farmer
    Ida Culpepper, Wife, F, 51, M, md @ 17, TX/TX/TX
    Reubin Culpepper, Son, M, 17, S, TX/TX/TX, Laborer
    Paul Culpepper, Son, M, 16, S, TX/TX/TX, Laborer
    Dean Culpepper, Son, M, 12, S, TX/TX/TX
    O'Neal Culpepper, Son, M, 10, S, TX/TX/TX.
  4. Texas Department of Health, compiler, Texas Death Index, 1903-2000, Online database at, 2006.
    Ida Culpepper, died 14 Jan 1939 in Caldwell Co., TX, 760.
  5. National Archives and Records Administration, compiler, U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946, Online database at, 2005.
    Joseph P Culpepper, White, born 1914 in Texas; Resides in Caldwell Co., Texas, Enlisted 25 Nov 1940 at Lockhart, TX in the Infantry as a Private; Education: Grammar school; Occupation: N/A, Single; Height: 69 in., Weight: 125.
  6. Texas Department of Health, compiler, Texas Death Index, 1903-2000, Online database at, 2006.
    William H. Culpepper, died 21 Dec 1944 in Bastrop Co., TX.
  7. Newspaper unknown.
  8. National Cemetery Administration, compiler, US Veterans Gravesites, 1775-2006, Online database at, 2006.
    + Joseph Paul Culpepper, PFC US ARMY WORLD WAR II, 6 Aug 1914 - 23 Dec 2002.