DALEVILLE…. James E. Cupit (MSGT, United States Army, Retired), a resident of Daleville, passed away Saturday afternoon, March 23, 2019 at his home. He was 82.
Funeral services will be 2:00 PM Saturday, March 30,2019 in the Earl Bankston Memorial Chapel with Rev. Mike Foreman and Hospice Chaplain Mike Dease officiating. Graveside services, with full military honors, will follow in Daleville Memorial Gardens. Fuqua Bankston Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. The family will receive friends from 5:00 until 7:00 P.M. Friday at the funeral home in Ozark.
Mr. Cupit was born in Delhi, Louisiana on April 17, 1936 to the late Landy Cupit and Myrtis Strait Cupit. He served our country in the United States Army for over 24 years before retiring in 1977. He was the recipient of many service awards including the Bronze Star, National Defense Service Medal, Air Medal, Good Conduct Medal and many others. He was a member of Level Plains Baptist Church. He was a devoted family man and always put his family first. He loved to fish.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a daughter Deborah Louise Cupit, a son, James Edward Cupit, Jr. and three sisters, Helen, Emma Gene and Alta Ouida.
He is survived by his loving wife of sixty-two years, Louise Cupit, daughter, Susan (Seth) Rosetta of Daleville, AL., sons, Randy E. Cupit of Waynesborough, PA., and J. Kevin (Pat) Cupit of San Antonio, TX., grandchildren, Erica Gillespie, James Kevin Cupit, Jr., Cassie Rosetta, Ryan Cupit, Clarissa Cupit and five great grandchildren.
Papa Cupit you will be greatly missed. Ms Louise, Kevin, Pat, Clarissa, and Randy my deepest condolences.
Sondra and Harlow
Sondra HigginsHagerstown, MD
So Sorry. My parents, Vern and Glenda Reynalds, lived him very much. He will be missed by his VFW family!
Kevin ReynaldsDaleville, AL
I'm so very sorry for y'all's loss. Take the time to remember the good and funny times, it tends to help. Praying for all of you.
Faye Carr LambertKennesaw, GA
I'm so sorry for the loss of your daddy. He was always so nice and friendly. I love you sweetie, but with the loss of Steve I just don't know if I will make to the funeral. I'm praying for you all and hope He will comfort you in your time of grief.
Debbie GoinsDaleville, AL
Sorry for your loss
Chad SlaytonCrawfordville, FL
So sorry for your loss. Jim was a great man. Always helping others. May he RIP. Love you all. HUCK&KAREN!!
AMSC AW Carlton USN Huckaby USN RETPensacola, FL
So sorry for your loss. You are all in our thoughts and prayers.
Angie Brown CarterEnterprise, AL
Sorry for the loss of your dad
Rodney D. HarrisBay Saint Louis, MS
so so sorry to hear about Mr Cupit a good long time friend and lived across the street from us we all grew up together sure gonna miss him
janet boydtifton, GA
I am very sorry for your loss. All of you are in my prayers
Cathy Bowden CatherineEnterprise, AL