Rev. Horace Ashburn Culpepper1

Male, #7818, (14 May 1921 - 23 Nov 2006)
Father*Quinton Lorenzo Culpepper (19 Jul 1885 - 8 Jul 1961)
Mother*Ethel C. Chapman (c 1891 - )
DNA* Horace has been proven by DNA and genealogical research to be a descendant of Thomas Culpepper, who is a son of Henry Culpepper, Jr. and grandson Henry Culpepper of Lower Norfolk, VA. 
Birth*14 May 1921 He was born on 14 May 1921 at Norfolk (city), Virginia.2,3 
1930 Census1 Apr 1930 Melvin, Wilbur, Edward and Horace was listed as a son in Quinton Lorenzo Culpepper's household on the 1930 Census at Tanners Creek District, Norfolk Co., Virginia.4 
SSN*between 1936 and 1950 His Social Security Number was issued between 1936 and 1950 in Virginia.3 
1940 Census1 Apr 1940 Edward and Horace was listed as a son in Quinton Lorenzo Culpepper's household on the 1940 Census at East Fairmont District, Norfolk Co., Virginia.5 
Marriage*circa 1942 He married Susie Mae Mayo circa 1942.6 
World War II*between 1942 and 1945 He served in World War II between 1942 and 1945
(US Navy.)2 
Death of Father8 Jul 1961 His father Quinton Lorenzo Culpepper died on 8 Jul 1961 at Norfolk (city), Virginia
Death*23 Nov 2006 He died at Chesapeake (city), Virginia, on 23 Nov 2006 at age 85.2,3 
Obituary*25 Nov 2006 CHESAPEAKE - The Rev. Horace A. Culpepper, 85, went to be with the Lord Nov. 23, 2006. He was born May 14, 1921, in Norfolk to the late Quinton and Ethel Culpepper. He proudly served his country in the United States Navy during World War II. After serving in the military, he became the owner of the Princess Anne Boarding Kennel, served as clerk of the Virginia Beach Municipal Court, sold and invested in real estate with his son and Dave Miller Realty, and owned the Virginia Beach fishing pier. In 1966 he began a 30-year pastoral career with Calvary Baptist in Virginia Beach. Following his retirement, he served as pastor at Cool Spring Baptist Church in Eure, N.C., and interim minister in several other churches. Never one to stand still too long, Horace loved to work in his garden but his deepest love was his beloved family. He was a devoted husband, father, grandfather and great-grandfather and will be deeply missed.

Left to cherish his memory is his loving and devoted wife of 66 years, Susie M. Culpepper of Chesapeake; daughter, Helen Sue Carlton and husband Kenneth of Norfolk; son, Herbert A. Culpepper and wife Carolyn of Virginia Beach; six grandchildren, Kim Cox and husband Jeff, Casey Carlton and wife Kim, Todd Carlton and wife Kelly, Jennifer Maquire and husband Kurt, Herbert A. Culpepper Jr. and wife Catherine and Michael A. Culpepper and wife Erin; 10 great- grandchildren; a sister; and other loving relatives and friends.

A funeral will be conducted by Dr. Kelly Burris at 11 a.m. Monday in Kempsville Baptist Church in Virginia Beach. Burial will follow in Rosewood Memorial Park. The family will receive friends Sunday from 4 to 6 p.m. in Smith and Williams Funeral Home, Kempsville Chapel.

In lieu of flowers, the family has requested that memorial donations be made to the Kempsville Baptist Church Lottie Moon Christmas offering. Condolences may be made to the family at www.mem.com.2 
Burial*26 Nov 2006 His body was interred on 26 Nov 2006 at Rosewood Memorial Park, Virginia Beach (city), Virginia.2 

Family

Susie Mae Mayo (10 Aug 1922 - 21 Sep 2013)
Marriage*circa 1942 He married Susie Mae Mayo circa 1942.6 
Children
ChartsHenry Culpepper Jr. of Norfolk Co., VA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited23 Sep 2013

Citations

  1. E-mail written Apr 2011 to Warren Culpepper from Herbert Ashburn 'Herb' Culpepper Sr. (#60970), Virginia Beach, VA, e-mail address.
  2. Virginian-Pilot/Ledger-Star, Norfolk, VA.
    http://www.pilotonline.com
    Obituary of the Rev. Horace A. Culpepper (#7818), published 25 Nov 2006.
  3. 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
  4. 1930 Federal Census, United States.
    Tanners Creek District, Norfolk Co., VA, ED 16, Page 18B, Family 104, Maryland Rd (15 Apr 1930)
    Quinton L. Culpepper, Head, M, Wh, 43, md@22, VA/NC/VA, Mechanic/Auto Assembly, Vet=No
    Ethel Culpepper, Wife, F, Wh, 24, md@15, NC/VA/NC
    Melvin H. Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 18, sng, VA/VA/NC, Laborer/Barrel Factory
    Wilbur Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 16, sng, VA/VA/NC, Laborer/__ Mfg
    Edward G. Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 12, sng, VA/VA/NC
    Horace A. Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 8, sng, VA/VA/NC
    Mary M. Culpepper, Daughter, F, Wh, 5, sng, VA/VA/NC.
  5. 1940 (16th) US Census, compiled by the US Bureau of the Census, Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1940. T627, 4,643 rolls., Online database at Ancestry.com.
    http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=2442
    East Fairmont District, Norfolk Co., VA, ED 65-12, Web Page 22 (24 Apr 1930)
    Lines 52-56, 2106 Overbrook Road
    Q. L. Culpepper, Head, M, Wh, 53, md, VA, 1935 in same place, Carpenter/PWA
    Ethel Culpepper, Wife, F, Wh, 48, md, NC, 1935 in same place, Seamstress/Draperies
    Edward Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 22, sng, VA, 1935 in same place, Finisher/Silver Plate Co.
    Horace Culpepper, Son, M, Wh, 18, sng, VA, 1935 in same place, Clerk/Grocery Store
    Margaret Culpepper, Daughter, F, Wh, 15, sng, VA, 1935 in same place, Student.
  6. Virginian-Pilot/Ledger-Star, Norfolk, VA.
    http://www.pilotonline.com
    Obituary of Susie Mae Mayo Culpepper (#60967), published September 23, 2013.