Ronald Lee Culpepper
FUNERAL HOME
Loving Funeral Home
3225 Academy Avenue
Portsmouth, VA
Ronald Lee Culpepper "Big Ron" passed peacefully on July 9, 2021 in Maryview Hospital ICU. Born in Portsmouth, Virginia to the late Walter A. and Addie Lee Culpepper, Big Ron grew up in the Churchland area of Portsmouth and graduated from Churchland High School in 1964. Big Ron retired from SUPSHIP Portsmouth in 2002 with 36 years of government service. In his earlier years Big Ron coached multiple youth sports teams, and was an avid softball player and golfer. Later in life he thoroughly enjoyed Karaoke with friends, going out to eat and even just staying home watching TV especially if the Yankees or Redskins were on. Big Ron dearly loved his wife, his two sons and three grandchildren and bragged on them every chance he got.

Left to cherish his memory are his wife of 53 years Shirley Marland Culpepper; son Ronald L. Culpepper, Jr.; son Randy L. Culpepper; grandchildren Haylee, Rylan and Harlee Culpepper; sister Betty Lou Marland; brother Kenny W. Culpepper (Teresa); and numerous nieces, nephews and cousins. He was predeceased by his brother Walter A. Culpeper, Jr.

A graveside service will be held at 11 am Friday, July 16, 2021 at Olive Branch Cemetery. The family will receive friends and family at Loving Funeral Home from 5-6:30 pm Thursday. Online condolences may be made at www.LovingFuneralHome.com.
Published by The Virginian-Pilot on Jul. 15, 2021.
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Jul
15
Service
5:00p.m. - 6:30p.m.
Loving Funeral Home
3225 Academy Avenue, Portsmouth, VA
Jul
16
Graveside service
11:00a.m.
Olive Branch Cemetery
VA
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So sorry, so sad to hear of this, thx for your friendship @ Chs '64. God Bless you & your family
Judy Smith Polensky
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July 21, 2021
You are surrounded by so much love. I am sharing in your sadness as I remember Ron. Sending healing prayers and comforting hugs to you, Ronnie, and Randy!
Barbara Fosnocht
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July 16, 2021
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