Elridge E. Culpepper1

Male, #61249, (22 Aug 1920 - 19 May 2003)
Father*Walter Culpepper2 (1 Apr 1894 - 30 Jun 1990)
Mother*Ester Seymour3 (c 1899 - )
African* He was an African-American of English Culpeper descent. 
DNA* The DNA test results of a descendant of Elridge E. Culpepper do not match those of anyone else in the Culpepper project. 
Name Variation He was also known as Pepper.1 
Birth*22 Aug 1920 He was born on 22 Aug 1920 at Randolph Co., Alabama.1,4 
SSN*between 1936 and 1950 His Social Security Number was issued between 1936 and 1950 in Michigan.4 
World War II*between 1943 and 1945 He served in World War II between 1943 and 1945.2 
Death of Father30 Jun 1990 His father Walter Culpepper died on 30 Jun 1990 at Saginaw, Saginaw Co., Michigan.5,4 
Relocation*1991 He relocated in 1991 at San Antonio, Bexar Co., Texas,1 
Death*19 May 2003 He died at San Antonio, Bexar Co., Texas, on 19 May 2003 at age 82.1,4 
Obituary*22 May 2003 Elridge E. "Pepper" Culpepper, 82, left this world to be with his Lord on May 19, 2003.
     He retired from foundry work with General Motors in 1967 and had lived in San Antonio since 1991. Pepper was a veteran of the U.S. Army and served during World War II. He was an avid gardener and will be greatly missed by all who knew him.
     He is survived by his wife, Muriel "Jean"; sons, Clifford Johnson of Saginaw, MI, Elridge Culpepper Jr. of Tracy, CA, Floyd Perry Jr. of Las Vegas, NV; daughters, Tanya F. Cameron of Las Vegas, NV and Dr. Chantal Culpepper of Hattiesburg, MS; brothers, Millard Culpepper of Detroit, MI, Ralph, Ray and Russell Culpepper all of Saginaw, MI; sister, Brenda Galvin, also of Saginaw, MI, nine grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
     A Memorial Service will be included in the 11:00 A.M. Worship Service on Sunday, May 25, 2003 at the Candlewood Community Baptist Church which currently meets in the Candlewood Elementary School Cafeteria with Brother Jim Simmons officiating. Donations in Pepper's name may be made to the Building Fund of the Candlewood Community Baptist Church. Funeral arrangements through Simplicity Funeral Home.1 

Family 1

Bettie Jean Davis

Family 2

Muriel Jean (?)
ChartsJohn Culpepper of Randolph Co, AL: Descendant Chart
Last Edited14 Jun 2013


  1. San Antonio Express-News, San Antonio, Texas.
    Obituary of Elridge E. 'Pepper' Culpepper (#61249), published 22 May 2003.
  2. E-mail written 25 Feb 2010 to Warren Culpepper from Elridge Culpepper (#61250), e-mail address.
  3. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    Almond, Randolph Co., Alabama; Roll 47; Page 3B; Enumeration District 13; Image 282.0.
    Essa Culpepper, Head, F, Black, 30, md@17, AL/AL/AL, Housekeeper
    Milliard Culpepper, Son, M, Black, 11, sng, AL/AL/AL
    Elridge E. Culpepper, Son, M, Black, 9, sng, AL/AL/AL
    Dorothy L. Culpepper, Daughter, F, Black, 7, sng, AL/AL/AL.
  4. U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at Ancestry.com.
  5. E-mail written 2001-2007 to Lew Griffin & Warren Culpepper from Nicholas R. Busbee (#43930), Phone 937-321-4683, e-mail address.