Robert Lee Culpepper

Male, #6557, (5 Oct 1934 - 9 Oct 2003)
Father*James Clinton Culpepper (18 Oct 1898 - 24 Jun 1967)
Mother*Ada Lee Hanners (3 Jul 1907 - 2 Nov 1971)
Birth*5 Oct 1934 He was born on 5 Oct 1934 at Fairfax, Chambers Co., Alabama.1 
Birth6 Oct 1934 Robert was born on 6 Oct 1934.2 
Korean War*between 1952 and 1953 He served in the Korean War between 1952 and 1953
(US Navy.) 
Marriage*say 1957 He married Elva Willingham say 1957. 
Death of Father24 Jun 1967 His father James Clinton Culpepper died on 24 Jun 1967 at Fort Valley, Peach Co., Georgia.2 
Death of Mother2 Nov 1971 His mother Ada Lee Hanners died on 2 Nov 1971 at Fort Valley, Peach Co., Georgia.3 
Death*9 Oct 2003 He died at Perry, Houston Co., Georgia, on 9 Oct 2003 at age 69.2 
Obituary*10 Oct 2003 PERRY - Robert L. "Bob" Culpepper, 69, died Thursday October 9, 2003 at Perry Hospital. Funeral Services will be 2 P.M. Saturday, October 11, 2003 at Perry United Methodist Church with interment following at Perry Memorial Gardens. The family will receive friends at the residence. The Family requests donations to Perry United Methodist Church.
     Mr. Culpepper, born in Fairfax AL, the son of the late James Clinton Culpepper and Ada Lee (Hanners) Culpepper, had resided here since 1955. He was a Korean US Navy Veteran and a retired (35 year) RAFB employee. As as a member of the Perry United Methodist Church, Bob served on the Administrative Board, Finance Committee, was a member of the IHS SS Class and taught Sunday School.
     Survivors includes his wife, Elva W. Culpepper of Perry; daughter, Diane Culpepper of Biloxi, MS; son, Lee Culpepper of McLean, VA; three brothers: Ira Culpepper of West Point, Milton Culpepper of Perry, and Perry Culpepper of Covington; three grandchildren, Whitney, John Robert and Will. Please express condolences at 
Burial*11 Oct 2003 His body was interred on 11 Oct 2003 at Perry Memorial Gardens, Perry, Houston Co., Georgia.4 


Elva Willingham (1 Oct 1935 - 7 Apr 2006)
Marriage*say 1957 He married Elva Willingham say 1957. 
ChartsOrphan / Joel Culpepper of Harris Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited26 Oct 2010


  1. E-mail written Oct 2010 to Warren Culpepper from Edyth Diane Culpepper (#42282), Perry, GA, e-mail address.
  2. U.S. Social Security Administration, compiler, Social Security Death Index (SSDI), Online database at
  3. Georgia Health Department / Office of Vital Records, compiler, Georgia Deaths, 1919-1998, Online database at, 1998.
    Ada L. Culpepper, d. 2 Nov 1971 at 64 years in Peach Co., GA; Res. in Houston Co., GA.
  4. The Macon Telegraph, Macon, GA.
    Obituary of Robert L. Culpepper, 10 Oct 1003.