William A. Culpepper, American judge, died at 99

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William Albright Culpepper, born July 22, 1916 in Alexandria, Louisiana, and died on October 4, 2015 in Little Rock, Arkansas, he was an American judge.

William graduated from Tulane Law School in 1939 and practiced law for many years before becoming a District Court Judge.

He later served twenty-two years on the Third Circuit of Appeals for the state of Louisiana.

William served in the United States Marine Corp during World War II and saw active duty in the South Pacific for three years.

He was awarded the Bronze Star and retired with the rank of Brigadier General.

During his life, he was very active in community and church affairs.

William was an active member of St. James Episcopal Church and a charter member and senior warden of St. Timothy’s Episcopal, both in Alexandria, Louisiana.

At the time of his death he was a member of St. Mark’s Episcopal in Little Rock.

Judge William Culpepper was the first Campaign Chair and President of the United Way of Alexandria-Pineville, President of the Attakapas Council, Boy Scouts of America, Chairman of the Charter Commission, which drafted the Home Rule Charter for the City of Alexandria, and recipient of the Civic Oscar presented by the Alexandria Daily Town Talk.

William hobbies included fishing, hunting and playing golf.

Judge William Albright Culpepper passed away on October 4, 2015.