William Warren Culpepper1

Male, #49155, (11 Dec 1923 - 29 Aug 2016)
Father*Wiley Henry Culpepper2 (6 Apr 1889 - 3 Jun 1972)
Mother*Edna Bares2 (25 Aug 1896 - 27 Aug 1987)
Birth*11 Dec 1923 He was born on 11 Dec 1923 at Vinton, Calcasieu Parish, Louisiana.2,1,3 
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 William was listed as a son in Wiley Henry Culpepper's household on the 1930 Census at Beaumont, Jefferson Co., Texas.2 
Residence*1943 William resided at Jefferson Co., Texas, in 1943.1 
World War II*between 1943 and 1945 He served in World War II between 1943 and 1945.1 
Death of Father3 Jun 1972 His father Wiley Henry Culpepper died on 3 Jun 1972 at Beaumont, Jefferson Co., Texas.4,5 
Death of Mother27 Aug 1987 His mother Edna Bares died on 27 Aug 1987 at Beaumont, Jefferson Co., Texas.6,4 
Death*29 Aug 2016 He died at Coppell, Dallas Co., Texas, on 29 Aug 2016 at age 92.3 
Obituary*say 30 Aug 2016 WILLIAM WARREN CULPEPPER (BILL) age 92 and 8 months and 18 days was born December 11, 1923 and died Monday, August 29, 2016 at his residence in Coppell, TX. Bill was born on December 11, 1923 in Vinton, Louisiana to Wiley Henry Culpepper and Edna Bares Culpepper. The family later moved to Beaumont, Texas. He proudly served our country in the United States Army as a weather observer near the Alaskan border. Upon returning home from the Army he graduated from University of Texas with a degree in Business. He joined his father at Josey-Miller Feed Company as General Manager and eventually became owner. Bill married Mary Helen Sanders on June 18, 1950. They lived in Beaumont for many years raising their family. In 1991 they bought a home in Estes Park, Colorado where they had vacationed often. Bill and Helen loved living in Estes Park. He enjoyed playing tour guide to the many friends and family who visited them.

Bill’s hobbies included: working with his hands and through the years he built furniture, added onto houses, built garages, decks, patios and a gazebo. He was always ready to lend a hand to his children and friends when needed. He loved working jigsaw puzzles and watching the stock market.


He is survived by: his wife Helen, Son: Barry Culpepper and his wife Trisha and son David Culpepper, Daughter: Barbara Tapscott and Daughter Donna Patton and husband John. He is also survived by his Grandchildren: Jason Culpepper and his wife Libby and son Jack, Travis Culpepper and his wife Jamie and daughter Sophie, Danny Culpepper, Brian Tapscott, Kevin Tapscott, Michael Tapscott, Bradley Patton and Bill’s beloved “little doggie” Thorin.

Service to be held Saturday, September 3, 2016 at 11:00 a.m. at Rolling Oaks Funeral Home, 400 Freeport Parkway, Coppell, TX.3 

Family

Mary Helen Sanders
Children
ChartsJohn Culpepper of Jones Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited5 Sep 2016

Citations

  1. National Archives and Records Administration, compiler, U.S. World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8939
    William W Culpepper, White, born 1923 in Louisiana; Resides in Jefferson Co., TX; Enlisted 20 Jan 1943 at Houston, TX in the (Unk Branch) as a Private; Education: 1 year of college; Occupation: Student, Single; Height: 68 in., Weight: 160.
  2. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 15, Sheet 4A, Pg 196, Precinct n/a, 2583 Calder, Beaumont, Jefferson Co., TX
    Rent=Y, Radio=Y, Farm=N, Military=N
    Wyley H. Culpepper, Head, M, 40, M, md@28, GA GA FL. Mgr-WhslGrain
    Edna Culpepper, Wife, F, 33, M, md@21, TX LA TX
    William W. Culpepper, Son, M, 6, S, LA GA TX
    Milton H. Davis, Roomer, M, 28, Un, LA LA LA, Sales-Grain Co.
  3. Obituary of William Warren Culpepper, published by Dignity Memorial for the Rolling Oaks Funeral Home.
  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. Texas Department of Health, compiler, Texas Death Index, 1903-2000, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2006.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4876
    Wiley H Culpepper, Male, Single, died 3 Jun 1972 in Jefferson Co., TX.
  6. Texas Department of Health, compiler, Texas Death Index, 1903-2000, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2006.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=4876
    Edna Culpepper, Female, died 27 Aug 1987 in Jefferson Co., TX.
  7. Texas Department of State Health Services, compiler, Texas Birth Index, 1903 - 1997, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8781&ti=0
    William Barry Culpepper, Male, born __ 1952 in Jefferson Co., Texas, child of William Warren Culpepper and Mary Helen Sanders.
  8. Texas Department of State Health Services, compiler, Texas Birth Index, 1903 - 1997, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8781&ti=0
    David Wiley Culpepper, Male, born __ Jun 1954 in Jefferson Co., Texas, child of William Warren Culpepper and Mary Helen Sanders.
  9. Texas Department of State Health Services, compiler, Texas Birth Index, 1903 - 1997, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8781&ti=0
    Barbara Culpepper, Female, born __ 1955 in Jefferson Co., Texas, child of William Warren Culpepper and Mary Helen Sanders.
  10. Texas Department of State Health Services, compiler, Texas Birth Index, 1903 - 1997, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8781&ti=0
    Donna Culpepper, Female, born __ 1957 in Jefferson Co., Texas, child of William Warren Culpepper and Mary Helen Sanders.