James M. "Jim" Cumpston, 64, of Vienna, W.Va., departed this life on Tuesday, May 19, 2009, at his residence.
James was born July 15, 1944, at Coldwater Community near New Milton in Doddridge County, W.Va., a son of the late James "Rex" and Virginia Nicholson Cumpston.
He was retired after 21 years of service with the former Diamond Glass of Vienna. He was a graduate of Doddridge County High School with the class of 1962 and attended Glenville State College. He served as the former secretary/treasurer of the Glassworker's Union Local and a member of the Avon United Methodist Church near New Milton, W.Va.
He is survived by his brothers, Edward L. Cumpston (Connie), New Milton, John David Cumpston (Deborah), Parkersburg; sister, Trannis Smith (Ronald) Williamstown, W.Va.; granddaughters, Liz and Lauren Sexton; nephews, Brad Cumpston (Marcie), Aaron, Jared, Adam and John Cumpston; niece, Alisha Sexton (Allen), and caregivers, Bill and Jean Laughery.
Funeral services will be 2 p.m. Friday from the McCullough-Rogers Funeral Home, Pennsboro, with Pastor Robert May and Pastor Lloyd Winans officiating.
Interment will follow in the Mt. Olive Cemetery near Salem, W.Va. Friends may call from 4-8 p.m. today, and after 9 a.m. Friday at the funeral home. Online condolences may be expressed to the Cumpston family at www.mcculloughrogersfuneralhome.com
Parkersburg News and Sentinel