Stephen Hall Culpepper of Southern Shores, Aug. 29

By on August 31, 2017

Stephen Hall Culpepper, 64, of Southern Shores, NC died Tuesday, August 29, 2017, at his home. Born in Elizabeth City, NC on December 4, 1952, he was the son of Jane Aydlett Culpepper and the late Levin Butler Culpepper. Along with his father, Steve was preceded in death by a sister, Catherine Culpepper Hudgins.

A retired contractor, Steve was an active member of Kitty Hawk United Methodist Church. Over the years, he served on several committees and was a past volunteer fireman in Nags Head.

In addition to his mother, Steve is survived by his wife of 33 years, Gail Bass Culpepper; son, Stephen Tyler Culpepper of Raleigh, NC; daughter, Anna Catherine Culpepper of Greenville, NC; and sister, Nancy Culpepper Spruill of Manteo, NC.


A memorial service will be held at 3:00 pm on Friday, September 1, 2017, at Kitty Hawk United Methodist Church with the Rev. Jonathan Mills officiating.

Donations in memory of Steve may be made to Kitty Hawk United Methodist Church Youth Program or the Virgie Cox Scholarship Fund, 803 W. Kitty Hawk Road, Kitty Hawk, NC 27949, online at

Twiford Funeral Home, Manteo is assisting the family with arrangements. Condolences may be expressed at

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