Bruce Brannon Culpepper1

Male, #7563, (21 Sep 1923 - 4 Apr 1979)
Father*Curtis McNeal Culpepper (21 Nov 1880 - 17 Oct 1939)
Mother*Cora Lee Riley (30 Apr 1901 - 5 Aug 1931)
Birth*21 Sep 1923 Bruce was born at Alabama on 21 Sep 1923.2 
Birth21 Sep 1925 He was born on 21 Sep 1925.3 
Death of Mother5 Aug 1931 His mother Cora Lee Riley died on 5 Aug 1931.4 
SSN*between 1936 and 1950 His Social Security Number was issued between 1936 and 1950 in Georgia.2 
Death of Father17 Oct 1939 His father Curtis McNeal Culpepper died on 17 Oct 1939 at Bullock Co., Alabama.5,6 
World War II*between 1942 and 1945 He served in World War II between 1942 and 1945
(He enlisted in the US Navy on 6 Jul 1942 in Macon, GA and was assigned to the USS San Jacinto (CVL-30), a light aircraft carrier. He served on the San Jacinto from 15 Dec 1942 to 17 Nov 1945 and was a Quartermaster 3C at the end of the war. The San Jacinto saw action in the Marianas, the Philippines, and in supporting attacks over Japan until the end of hostilities on 15 Aug 1945. On 14 Sep 1945, she returned home and tied up at NAS Alameda, CA. See Wikipedia article on the San Jacinto and its service:
http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_San_Jacinto_(CVL-30).)7,8 
Marriage*say 1947 He married Betty Joyce Blanton say 1947.3 
Korean Warbetween 1951 and 1952 He served in the Korean War between 1951 and 1952
(SP5 US Army.)7 
Death*4 Apr 1979 He died at Troy, Pike Co., Alabama, on 4 Apr 1979 at age 55.2,3 

Family

Betty Joyce Blanton (28 Jun 1929 - 21 Jun 2012)
Marriage*say 1947 He married Betty Joyce Blanton say 1947.3 
Children
ChartsJoseph Culpepper of Morgan Co., GA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited2 Sep 2010

Citations

  1. E-mail written 2000-2013 to Culpepper Connections from Pennie Mae Culpepper-Hitt (#7014), Cocoa, FL, e-mail address (Aug 2013).
  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. Tombstone Photograph, Sandfield Cemetery, Zebulon Baptist Church, Linwood, Pike Co., AL; by Sherry Whitmore (e-mail address) and Hillary Avila (e-mail address).
    Bruce B. Culpepper (Father), Sept. 1, 1925 – April 4, 1979
    Betty Joyce Culpepper (Mother), June 28, 1929 - _________.
  4. Tombstone Photograph, Sandfield Cemetery, Zebulon Baptist Church, Linwood, Pike Co., AL; by Sherry Whitmore (e-mail address) and Hillary Avila (e-mail address).
    Cora L. Culpepper, Mother, April 30, 1901 - Aug 5, 1931.
  5. Tombstone Photographs, Ramah Primitive Baptist Church Cemetery, Josie, Pike Co., AL; by Sherry Whitmore (e-mail address) and Hillary Avila (e-mail address).
    Curtis "Curt" Culpepper, Nov. 21, 1880 - Oct. 17, 1939.
  6. State of Alabama Center for Health Statistics / Record Services Division, compiler, Alabama Deaths and Burials Index, 1881-1974, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2011.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2453
    Curtis Culpepper died Oct 1939 in Bullock Co., Alabama.
  7. Tombstone Photograph, Sandfield Cemetery, Zebulon Baptist Church, Linwood, Pike Co., AL; by Sherry Whitmore (e-mail address) and Hillary Avila (e-mail address).
    Bruce B. Culpepper, Sr., Sep. 1, 1925 – Apr. 4, 1979
    SP5 US Army, World War II, Korea.
  8. Bureau of Naval Personnel, compiler, WW-II US Navy Aircraft Carrier Muster Rolls, 1939-1949, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2007.
    http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1143
  9. E-mail written 2005-2007 to Warren Culpepper from Patti Culpepper Gaines (#52827), e-mail address.
  10. "Pike County, Alabama Tomb Records, Vol. II", Papers of the Pike County Historical and Genealogical Society, Vol. XXXV, Nos. 3 and 4, 1966.
    Sandfield Cemetery, Linwood, Pike Co., AL
    + Lori Delice Culpepper, 17 Jan 1966 - 24 Oct 1984 (In lot with Bruce B. Culpepper).