Francis John Culp, born September 4, 1930 to Francis Marion Culp and Mary Jane Fox of Providence, Rhode Island. Grandson of Joseph Patrick Fox, an inventor from Providence Rhode Island born in early 1900. Attended LaSalle high school in Providence. He was a dedicated Boy Scout in the 1940's during which time he helped map out Skeleton Valley in Cranston, RI with 1 buddy, a yard stick and chewing gum. He was a member of Rhode Island National Guard and achieved Staff Sergeant during the Korean War in the United States Air Force 1951-1955. He married Virginia King of North Attleboro, MA in 1957. He graduated from the University of Rhode Island with a BS in agriculture 1959. He taught agriculture in Utica, NY and Keene, NH. He was director of a pilot program at the South Providence Boys club in the 1960s using the 4H venue. He worked for the State of Connecticut Dept of Children and Youth Services and Dept of mental health for 20 years. After retirement he was owner of Viking studio frame shop and the first president of the MA framers association. He was an active member of St. Peter's Catholic Church since moving to Beaufort in 2011. In addition to his wife Virginia King Culp he leaves 7 loving daughters: Anna Clare Culp of NY, Mary Jane Cluchey of TX, identical triplets Dorothy Jean Culp, Patricia Ann Culp and Barbara Mae Roe of TX and Elizabeth Francis Culp of FL and Suellen Mobley of SC. He also leaves 6 grandchildren and 3 great grandchildren. Frank tried to raise all 7 of his girls as only children. He will be sadly missed. Funeral services will be held at St Peters Catholic Church, Lady's Island, South Carolina on Friday Nov 28 followed by internment in Bourne National Cemetery in Bourne, MA at a later date.