Memorial service for Eddie Roland Culpepper, 85, of Denton was April 6 at Hawkins Funeral Home with the Rev. Gary Dimmitt officiating.
Culpepper died Saturday, March 31, 2012, in Denton.
Born Aug. 19, 1926, in Paducah to James and Katie (Bailey) Culpepper, he was a retired model builder for General Dynamics. He served in the U.S. Navy and married Doris Ann Crawley Feb. 14, 1948, in Paragould, Ark.
Culpepper was preceded in death by siblings Weston, Pat, Joe, Bobby and Don Culpepper and Doris Ann Beeson.
He is survived by his wife; daughters Kay Lee Matthis and husband, Conrad, of Granbury, Linda Powers and husband, Doyle, of Euless, Brenda Porter and husband, Les, of Denton and Sandra Juarez and husband, John, of Krum; son James Culpepper of Sunset; 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, Philip Juarez and wife, Heather, Ryan Culpepper, Katie Culpepper and Jordan Culpepper; great-grandchildren Cameron, Logan, Morgan, Jonah, Jada and Jaxon; sisters-in-law Margaret Culpepper, Judy Culpepper and Betty Culpepper, Betty Dolanchek and Ingrid Crawley; brother-in-law Richard Brown; and nieces, nephews and cousins.