Dennis Leroy Culpepper Jr.1

Male, #40840, (22 Mar 1938 - 6 Mar 2013)
Father*Dennis Leroy Culpepper
Mother*Virginia Holmes2
DNA* Dennis 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. 
Name Variation He was also known as Sarge.3 
Birth*22 Mar 1938 He was born on 22 Mar 1938.3 
Viet Nam War*between 1967 and 1971 He served in the Viet Nam War between 1967 and 1971
(Dennis retired as a Senior Master Seargent from the Air Force in 1976 after serving two terms in Viet Nam.)4 
Residence1986 Dennis resided at Las Vegas, Clark Co., Nevada, in 1986.5 
Death of Father5 Mar 1998 His father Dennis Leroy Culpepper died on 5 Mar 1998 at Franklin (city), Virginia.6 
Residence*Mar 1998 Dennis resided at Denver, Denver Co., Colorado, in Mar 1998. 
Biography*16 Mar 1998 Dennis Leroy Culpepper, Jr., son of Dennis Leroy Culpepper, Sr. and Virginia, was born in Norfolk, VA. Dennis Jr. married Roberta Diane Blaikie (originally of Hawaii). Dennis Jr is the son of Dennis Elisha Culpepper. During his 23 year career in the United States Air Force, in addition to serving two term in Viet Nam, Dennis Jr served the Korean War as well as in the Phillipines and other asian countries, including Japan and Okinawa. He retired from the Air Force in 1976, enjoyed a second career for many years and currently is retired in Denver, Colorado. (Source: his daughters, Kara Lynn and Lisa Lee Culpepper).2 
Death*6 Mar 2013 He died at Denver, Denver Co., Colorado, on 6 Mar 2013 at age 74.3 
Obituary*17 Mar 2013 Norfolk - In loving memory of Dennis Leroy Culpepper Jr., born March 22, 1938 in Norfolk, Va. and a Resident of Colorado since 1976. Dennis passed peacefully in his sleep on March 6, 2013 at the age of 74
     Dennis is survived by his four children, Michael Culpepper, Edward Culpepper (Kathy Culpepper), Lisa Culpepper (Dr. Tammy Wolfe), Kara Culpepper (Terri Haley). Dennis is also survived by one sister, Catherine Capps, and, one brother, Wayne Culpepper, and many grandchildren, great-grandchildren, and nieces and nephews and their children.
     Memorial services in Military Honors will be held on March 22, 2013 at Ft. Logan National Cemetery at 2 p.m., to be followed by a general gathering at Mr. Culpepper's house at 4 p.m., 1090 W. 69th Ave., Denver, CO 80221.
     In lieu of flowers, the Memorial Service will also serve as a fundraiser in Dennis' name for Veteran's Passport To Hope, Denver, Colorado. Veteran's Passport to Hope assists Vets coming home and transitioning to civilian life, helps prevent Vet homelessness, supports Vets who have been traumatically injured (including PTSD, Brain Trauma/injury and other injuries) and supports other Veteran-related 501(c)(3)s. Donations may be made at the General Gathering.
     Dennis (or Sarge as some called him) was a "lifer" in the Air Force. His passions were his children, sports, patriotism, and animals. Please join us in honoring his life and his service to country, and in supporting our returning Veterans through Veteran's Passport to Hope.3 
Burial*22 Mar 2013 His body was interred on 22 Mar 2013 at Fort Logan National Cemetery, Denver, Denver Co., Colorado.3 

Family

Children
  • Michael Dennis Culpepper
  • Edward Allan Culpepper
  • Lisa Lee Culpepper2
  • Kara Lynn Culpepper7
ChartsHenry Culpepper Jr. of Norfolk Co., VA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited27 Mar 2013

Citations

  1. E-mail written 2000 to Lew Griffin from Michael Dennis Culpepper (#40843), e-mail address (Nov 2009).
  2. E-mail written Oct 2009 to Culpepper Connections from Lisa Lee Culpepper (#44550), e-mail address.
  3. Virginian-Pilot/Ledger-Star, Norfolk, VA.
    http://www.pilotonline.com
    Obituary of Dennis Leroy Culpepper, Jr., (#40840). published March 17, 2013.
  4. E-mail written 2001-2010 to Culpepper Connections from Kara Lynn Culpepper (#40845), e-mail address, e-mail address (Feb 2010).
  5. MyFamily.com Inc., compiler, US Public Records Index, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://www.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=8907&enc=1
  6. 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
  7. Texas Department of State Health Services, compiler, Texas Birth Index, 1903 - 1997, Online database at Ancestry.com, 2005.
    http://content.ancestry.com/iexec/?htx=List&dbid=8781&ti=0
    Kara Lynn Culpepper, Female, born __ 1967 in Grayson Co., Texas, child of Dennis Leroy Culpepper and Roberta Dianne Blaikie.

Eva Fernandez Fayard

Female, #40842, (circa 1916 - circa 1988)
Birth*circa 1916 Eva was born circa 1916. 
Married Namesay 1936  As of say 1936, her married name was Blaikie. 
Marriage*say 1936 She married William Edward Blaikie say 1936. 
Death of Spouse1971 Her husband William Edward Blaikie died in 1971.1 
Death*circa 1988 She died circa 1988. 

Family

William Edward Blaikie
Children
  • Joanne Blaikie2
  • Roberta Diane Blaikie
Last Edited3 Feb 2010

Citations

  1. E-mail to Warren Culpepper from Brenda Blaikie Steckel, e-mail address.
  2. E-mail written 2 Feb 2009 to Warren Culpepper from Particia Suzanne Blaikie Porter (#61056), e-mail address.

Catherine Jane Culpepper1,2

Female, #40846, (15 Nov 1941 - 14 Mar 2016)
Father*Dennis Leroy Culpepper
Mother*Virginia Holmes
Birth*15 Nov 1941 Catherine was born on 15 Nov 1941. 
Death of Father5 Mar 1998 Her father Dennis Leroy Culpepper died on 5 Mar 1998 at Franklin (city), Virginia.3 
Residence*Mar 1998 Catherine resided at Manassas (city), Virginia, in Mar 1998. 
Biography* Katherine had four children: Timothy Williams, Junior Williams, Terri
Bishop, and Scooter Capps. 
Death*14 Mar 2016 She died at Bolivia, Brunswick Co., North Carolina, on 14 Mar 2016 at age 74. 
Obituary*say 15 Mar 2016 Catherine Jane Culpepper, age 74, formerly of Manassas VA, passed away on Monday March 14, 2016 at SECU Hospice House of Brunswick in Bolivia, NC.

She was born in Norfolk, VA on November 15, 1941 the daughter of the late, Dennis Leroy Culpepper and Virginia Armistice Holmes Culpepper and was preceded in death by her brother Dennis Culpepper.

Mrs. Culpepper was a retired Technical Support Representative with the Social Security Administration in Virginia.

Surviving are a daughter, Terri Lynn Blakey and husband, Cliff of Largo FL; 3 sons Timothy Williamson and wife, Denise of Bealeton VA, JR Williamson and wife, Brenda of Herndon VA, and Sidney Capps and wife, Life of Elgin IL; 9 grandchildren: Timmy, Katie, Cody, Christopher, Jessica, Kaelyn, Carter, Derrick and Andrew; 2 great grandchildren: Jackson and Harper; 1 brother, Wayne Culpepper of Supply NC; and several nieces and nephews.

A celebration of life will be held in Manassas VA on 11 AM Saturday April 30, 2016 at Emmanuel Baptist Church, 800 Centreville Road Manassas, VA 20111. 
ChartsHenry Culpepper Jr. of Norfolk Co., VA: Descendant Chart
Last Edited28 Apr 2016

Citations

  1. E-mail written 2000 to Lew Griffin from Michael Dennis Culpepper (#40843), e-mail address (Nov 2009).
  2. E-mail written 2001 to Lew Griffin from Wayne Culpepper.
  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

William Edward Blaikie1

Male, #40849, (1914 - 1971)
Birth*1914 William was born in 1914.1 
Marriage*say 1936 He married Eva Fernandez Fayard say 1936. 
Marriage*1945 He married Lillian Louise Larabee in 1945.2 
Death*1971 He died in 1971.1 

Family 1

Eva Fernandez Fayard
Children
  • Joanne Blaikie2
  • Roberta Diane Blaikie

Family 2

Lillian Louise Larabee
Children
  • Patricia Suzanne Blaikie2
  • Brenda Roxanne Blaikie2
  • Sheri Ann Blaikie2
Last Edited3 Feb 2010

Citations

  1. E-mail to Warren Culpepper from Brenda Blaikie Steckel, e-mail address.
  2. E-mail written 2 Feb 2009 to Warren Culpepper from Particia Suzanne Blaikie Porter (#61056), e-mail address.