Paul Cermitt Culpepper1

Male, #5174, (24 Jan 1920 - 1 Aug 1996)
Father*James Lewis Culpepper (2 Sep 1881 - 3 Jul 1939)
Mother*Beulah Reynolds (9 Mar 1884 - 5 Nov 1948)
Birth*24 Jan 1920 Paul was born at Heard Co., Georgia, on 24 Jan 1920.2 
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 Noah, Paul, James, Alvin and Robert was listed as a son in James Lewis Culpepper's household on the 1930 Census at Culpepper Road, Loftin District, Heard Co., Georgia.3 
Death of Father3 Jul 1939 His father James Lewis Culpepper died on 3 Jul 1939 at Heard Co., Georgia.4 
World War II*between 1942 and 1945 He served in World War II between 1942 and 1945
(U.S. Army's 503rd Parachute Infantry in the Philippines, the East Indies and New Guinea. Awarded four Bronze stars and a Purple Heart. He was wounded by a grenade just as he was diving into a foxhole.)5 
Death of Mother5 Nov 1948 His mother Beulah Reynolds died on 5 Nov 1948 at Heard Co., Georgia.6 
Birth of Son3 Aug 1952 His son Paul Douglas Culpepper was born on 3 Aug 1952.2 
Death of Son21 Jan 1980 His son Paul Douglas Culpepper died on 21 Jan 1980 at DeKalb Co., Georgia.2,7 
Residence*1996 Paul resided at Doraville, DeKalb Co., Georgia, in 1996. 
Death*1 Aug 1996 He died at Atlanta, DeKalb Co., Georgia, on 1 Aug 1996 at age 76.2,8 
Burial*4 Aug 1996 His body was interred on 4 Aug 1996 at Pentecost Church Cemetery, Winder, Barrow Co., Georgia.5 
Biography* The funeral for Paul C. Culpepper of Doraville, a retired postal clerk, will be 2 p.m. Sunday at R.T. Patterson & Son Funeral Home, Norcross, with burial in Pentecost Church Cemetery in Winder. Mr. Culpepper, 76, died at home Thursday of heart failure. A retired clerk for the U.S. Postal Service, Mr. Culpepper worked at the Hapeville station for many years. A veteran of the U.S. Army's 503rd Parachute Infantry, Mr. Culpepper served in the Philippines, the East Indies and New Guinea during World War II. He was awarded four Bronze stars and a Purple Heart during his tour in the Pacific. While Mr. Culpepper did not talk a lot about his military honors, "my grandfather told me one time that he got wounded by a grenade just as he was diving into a foxhole," said Brian Smith of Atlanta. Surviving in addition to his grandson are his wife, Jo Culpepper; sons Larry Culpepper of Snellville and Terry Culpepper of Hoschton; daughters Paulette C. Anderson of Loganville and Barbara C. Boles of Duluth; brothers Robert Culpepper of Franklin and Noah Culpepper of Macon; sisters, Maudie White of Waverly Hall and Reatha Merrill of Newnan; 15 grandchildren; and 9 great-grandchildren.5 

Family

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Children
ChartsOrphan / Joel Culpepper of Harris Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited19 Jul 2010

Citations

  1. E-mail written 2002 to Lew Griffin from Rev. Rocky Culpepper.
  2. 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
  3. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    ED 15, Page 4A, Culpepper Road, Loftin Dist, Heard Co., GA
    Owns his Farm, Radio=N, Farm=Y
    Lewis Culpepper, Head, M, 48, M, md @ 21, GA/GA/GA, Farmer
    Beulah Culpepper, Wife, F, 45, M, md @ 19, GA/GA/GA
    Lillie Mae Culpepper, Dau, F, 27, S, GA/GA/GA
    Eddie Culpepper, Dau, F, 20, S, GA/GA/GA
    Pearl Culpepper, Dau, F, 18, S, GA/GA/GA
    Noah Culpepper, Son, M, 17, S, GA/GA/GA
    Ruthie Culpepper, Dau, F, 14, S, GA/GA/GA
    Maudie Culpepper, Dau, F, 12, S, GA/GA/GA
    Paul Culpepper, Son, M, 10, S, GA/GA/GA
    David Culpepper, Son, M, 7, S, GA/GA/GA
    Alvin Culpepper, Son, M, 3, S, GA/GA/GA
    Robert Culpepper, Son, M, 11/12, S, GA/GA/GA.
  4. 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
    James L. Culpepper, W, 3 Jul 1939 in Heard Co., GA.
  5. Atlanta Journal-Constitution, Atlanta, GA.
    http://www.ajc.com
    Paul C. Culpepper obituary, 3 Aug 1996.
  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
    Beulah Culpepper, W, 5 Nov 1948 in Heard Co., GA.
  7. 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
    Paul D. Culpepper, d. 21 Jan 1980 at 27 years in DeKalb Co., GA; Res. in Gwinnett Co., GA.
  8. 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
    Paul C. Culpepper, d. 1 Aug 1996 at 76 years in DeKalb Co., GA; Res. in Gwinnett Co., GA, 033436.
  9. E-mail written Jul 2008 to Culpepper Connections from Paul Brandon Culpepper (#59245), Suwanee, GA, Facebook.