Woodrow “Bud” “Pops” Wilson Culpepper Jr., loved father and friend, passed peacefully in his sleep on Wednesday, Jan. 25, 2017 in his home in Cherokee.
He is preceded in death by his father, Woodrow Wilson Culpepper Sr.; his mother, June Culpepper; and his loving partner, Mary.
He is survived by his daughter, Carissa Culpepper (Tom Mahan) of Tennessee; sons, Tim Major (Louise Ferraro) of California and Brian Major (Debbie Clayburn) of Alabama; best friend, Lyndia “Gal” Mitchell Roehler of Alabama; cousins, James E. “Butch” and Janet Sanders of Cherokee, Lori Sanders, Dr. Blythe Sanders Winchester, and James “Little James” Sanders II all of Cherokee; and several cousins from Chesapeake, Va.
He loved to travel, watch action movies, old westerns, listen to Rock & Roll Music, dance, and had a passion for muscle cars. He was the former Post Commander of his local VFW and served our country as an Army Vietnam Veteran. He was loved by all who knew him.
Graveside services were held Sunday, Jan. 29 at the Sanders Family Cemetery.