Raymond O’Neal Cumbie

Published 8:25 pm Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Mr. Raymond O’Neal Cumbie, 84, passed away on Thurs., March 14, 2019, in Mobile.

Mr. Cumbie was a native and lifelong resident of Little River. He was a member of the International Iron Worker’s Association No. 798; the Teamster’s Union No. 991; the Little River Baptist Church; served on the board of directors at the Mamie’s Chapel Cemetery; and was a veteran of the Korean War, serving with the U.S. Army and the U.S. Navy.

He is preceded in death by his parents, Edward and Ethel Cumbie; and two brothers, Winston Cumbie and Willard Cumbie.

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He is survived by one daughter, Deborah (Larry) Kiper of Little River; one brother, Harold Cumbie of Uriah; two sisters, Betty (Leroy) Boone of Little River and Mary Boone of Little River; one grandchild, Jeremy (Nicole) Boone of San Diego, Calif.; two great-grandchildren, Avery Boone and Miles Boone of San Diego, Calif.; and numerous nieces, nephews, other relatives and many friends.

Funeral services were held March 19, 2019, at the Little River Baptist Church with Bro. Cornelius Phillips officiating.

Burial followed at Mamie’s Chapel Cemetery.

Visitation was held March 19 at the Little River Baptist Church.

Pallbearers were Charlie Fuqua, William Ferguson, William Armistead, Chris Blackburn, Jeff Weaver and Joel Weaver.

Petty-Eastside Chapel Funeral Homes LLC was in charge of all arrangements.