Date Died: March 31, 2012
Denton ~ Eddie Roland Culpepper, 85, a retired model builder for General Dynamics, went to be with our Lord Saturday, March 31, 2012 at his home.
Memorial service is 2 p.m. Friday, April 6th at Hawkins Funeral Home Chapel. Family will receive friends one hour prior to service.
Rev. Gary Dimmitt will officiate.
Eddie was born on August 19, 1926 to James and Katie (Bailey) Culpepper in Paducah, Texas. He served his country in the U.S. Navy. Eddie was united in marriage to Doris Ann Crawley on February 14, 1948 in Paragould, Arkansas.
He was preceded in death by his parents and siblings, Weston, Pat, Joe, Bobby and Don Culpepper, and Doris Ann Beeson.
Those left behind to cherish his memory are his wife of 64 years, Doris Culpepper of Denton; his daughters, Kay Lee Matthis and husband Conrad of Granbury, Linda Powers and husband Doyle of Euless, Brenda Porter and husband Les of Denton, Sandra Juarez and husband John of Krum; his son, James Culpepper of Sunset; his grandchildren, Lori Henderson and husband Tucker, Apryl Carlton, Kim Trujillo and husband Stephen, Kelly Matthis, Amy Matthis, Aubrey Petty and husband Justin, J.J. Juarez and wife Mishi, Doug Matthis, Phillip Juarez and wife Heather, Ryan Culpepper, Katie Culpepper, and Jordan Culpepper; his great grandchildren, Cameron, Logan, Morgan, Jonah, Jada, and Jaxon; his sisters in law, Margaret, Judy, and Betty Culpepper, Betty Dolanchek and Ingrid Crawley; his brother in law, Richard Brown; numerous nieces, nephews, cousins, and a host of friends.