Lewis Ezra Culpepper Jr.1

Male, #47563, (16 Apr 1928 - 8 Jan 2012)
Father*Lewis Ezra Culpepper1 (4 May 1903 - 24 Jul 1964)
Mother*Tula Tate1 (6 Dec 1909 - 29 Jul 1982)
Birth*16 Apr 1928 He was born on 16 Apr 1928 at Bishop, Oconee Co., Georgia.2 
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 Lewis was listed as a son in Lewis Ezra Culpepper's household on the 1930 Census at Atlanta, Fulton Co., Georgia.1 
Relocationcirca 1941 He, as a family member, accompanied Lewis Ezra Culpepper in relocating circa 1941 at Augusta, Richmond Co., Georgia,3 
Korean War*circa 1952 He served in the Korean War circa 1952.3 
Birth of Son2 Feb 1959 His son Michael Lynn Culpepper was born on 2 Feb 1959 at Augusta, Richmond Co., Georgia.2 
Death of Father24 Jul 1964 His father Lewis Ezra Culpepper died on 24 Jul 1964 at Augusta, Richmond Co., Georgia.4,5 
Death of Mother29 Jul 1982 His mother Tula Tate died on 29 Jul 1982 at Augusta, Richmond Co., Georgia.6,4 
Death*8 Jan 2012 He died at Augusta, Richmond Co., Georgia, on 8 Jan 2012 at age 83.2 
Obituary*10 Jan 2012 AUGUSTA, Ga. Lewis E. Culpepper, Jr., 83, entered into rest on Sunday, January 8, 2012. Funeral services will be held Thursday, January 12, 2012, at 2:00 PM from the chapel of Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors with Mr. Donnell Starrett officiating.
     Mr. Culpepper worked for 30 years as a Lab Technician at Savannah River Site. He was born in Bishop, GA and lived in Augusta, GA for 70 years. He was a veteran of the Korean Conflict and collected autographs for over fifty years. He enjoyed going to auctions and was an avid news junkie.
     He is survived by his wife of 56 years, Lois E. Culpepper; one son, Michael L. Culpepper of Augusta; two daughters, Myrna E. Culpepper of Augusta, and Renea Soos (Anthony) of Grovetown, GA; one grandson, Jonathan Soos (Leah) and one great granddaughter, Raya Soos, all of Sacramento, CA; one brother, Charles Culpepper, of Evans, GA; one sister, Barbara Boynton of Augusta, GA; several brothers and sisters in law and nieces and nephews.
     He was preceded in death by his father, Lewis E. Culpepper, Sr and mother Tula Tate, both of Augusta.
     The family will receive friends Wednesday, from 5:00 until 7:00 PM at the funeral home. Chance & Hydrick Funeral Directors, 2502 Richmond Hill RD, Augusta, GA 30906. www.chanceandhydrick.com.3 

Family

Lois E. Craddock
Children
ChartsWilliam Culpepper of Warren Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited12 Jan 2012

Citations

  1. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 131, page 23B, 1000 Gill Avenue, Atlanta, Fulton Co., GA
    Rent=$18, Radio=Y, Farm=N
    Lewis Culpepper, Head, M, 26, M, md @ 23, GA/GA/SC, Sheet metal builder
    Tula Culpepper, Wife, F, 20, M, md @ 17, GA/GA/GA, Beauty Parlor operator
    Lewis Culpepper, Jr., Son, M, 1 11/12, S, GA/GA/GA.
  2. E-mail written 9 Jan 2012 to Warren L. Culpepper from Susan Renea Culpepper Soos (#49960), e-mail address.
  3. Augusta Chronicle - Online Archives, Augusta, GA.
    http://augustaarchives.com/
    Obituary of Lewis E. Culpepper, Jr. (#47563), published 10 Jan 2012.
  4. 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
  5. Georgia Health Department / Office of Vital Records, compiler, Georgia Deaths, 1919-1998, Online database at Ancestry.com, 1998.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/inddbs/5426a.htm
    Lewis E. Culpepper, d. 24 Jul 1964 at 61 years in Richmond Co., GA; Res. in Richmond Co., GA.
  6. Georgia Health Department / Office of Vital Records, compiler, Georgia Deaths, 1919-1998, Online database at Ancestry.com, 1998.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/rectype/inddbs/5426a.htm
    Tula T. Culpepper, d. 29 Jul 1982 at 72 years in Richmond Co., GA; Res. in Richmond Co., GA.
  7. MyFamily.com Inc., compiler, US Public Records Index, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8907&enc=1
  8. Augusta Chronicle - Online Archives, Augusta, GA.
    http://augustaarchives.com/
    31 Mar 1993, Page 8B, Engagement Announcement. Susan Renea Culpepper of Grovetown (d/o of M/M Lewis E. Culpepper, and gd/o Molly Craddock of Denmark, SC and the late J. C. Craddock, and the late M/M Lewis E. Culpepper, Sr. [sic]) and Anthony Dewey Soos of Grovetown (s/o Joseph D. and Dodie Soos of Michigan and the late Carol Infantado, and gs/o the late M/M Albert Straub). Marriage to be on 5 Jun 1993 in Evans, GA. She is self-employed as a commerical cleaner and he is an electronic repair technician.