Ethan Noah Adam Culpepper (Arrowood), age 17, of Oak Hill, passed away unexpectedly on Thursday March 5, 2015. Born February 5, 1998 in Gallipolis. Ethan was a Junior at Buckeye Hills Career Center and River Valley High School. He was a caring and loving boy. He had a love of music as well as his family and friends.
Ethan is survived by his mom, Tiffany Culpepper, stepdad, Seth Arrowood, and sister, Hannah Culpepper all of Oak Hill. Also surviving is Ethan’s grandparents, Bess Culpepper of Gallipolis, Angela (Bruce) King of Buffalo, WV. and Michael Arrowood of Oak Hill, great-grandparents, Ervin (Shirley) Arrowood of Oak Hill, Nolan (Wanda) Thornton of Patriot, aunts, Margaret Mandel of Youngstown, Patricia (Zeb) Jones of Gallipolis, Linda Queen of Gallipolis, Jean Culpepper of North Carolina, Susan (Dwight) Swisher of Gallipolis, Leslie Spencer of Gallipolis, and Tabitha (Josh) Taylor of Buffalo, as well as many great-aunts, uncles, and many cousins.
Ethan was preceded in death by, his great-grandparents, Noah and Margaret Fitch, and great-aunt, Etta Jo Furst.
Ethan loved to play his guitar and spend time playing Xbox with his cousins, Jack Swisher and Jared Spencer.
Funeral services will be 1 p.m. Thursday March 12, 2015 at the Waugh-Halley-Wood Funeral Home with Brandon Browning officiating. Burial will follow in the Arrowood Cemetery in Oak Hill. Friends may call at the funeral home on Wednesday from 5 p.m.-8 p.m. and on Thursday one hour prior to services. Pallbearers will be: Gus Arrowood, Steve Tackett, James Culpepper, Roy Dummitt, Adam Doles, Justin Arrowood and Jeremy Thornton. In lieu of flowers, contributions can be made to the funeral home to help with Ethan’s funeral expenses. An online guest registry is available at waugh-halley-wood.com