Elgin Courier  July 5, 1995


S. Howard Culp, age 69, of Austin, passed away after a lengthy illness.
Originally of Elgin, Mr. Culp was Valedictorian of the class of 1943 at Elgin
High School, later moving to Austin where he studied accounting at the University
of Texas and computer programming at Durham Business College. He was employed
at the Texas State Comptroller's office for 14 years.   An accomplished pianist and organist,                                                            Mr. Culp entertained soldiers at the old Camp Swift near Bastrop during World War II.                                                                After retirement, Mr. Culp took great interest in issues such as technology, education and the
elderly, closely following all state legislation and the recent restoration of our state capital.

Mr. Culp is survived by his three children, David Culp of Cordova, Tennessee,
twins, Stephen and Tami Culp, both of Leander and five grandchildren, Shannon,
Megan, Matthew, Austin and Ryan Culp.

Graveside services were held Monday at 11 a.m. at the Elgin Cemetery. 
Arrangements were by Elgin Funeral Home.