2013-11-07 / Obituaries


Richard Kevin “Richie” Cumlander, 45, of Grove Hill died Nov. 5, 2013 after a valiant fight with pancreatic cancer.

He loved and adored his wife and two children. He was a friend to every one he met. He was a 1986 graduate of Clarke County High School. He was a former employee of ThyssenKrupp where he worked in mechanical maintenance. He was an avid Auburn fan.

Survivors include his loving wife, Debbie Cumlander, Grove Hill; his 10-year-old son, Tyeson Lane Cumlander, Grove Hill; his 12-year-old daughter, Shelby Alana Cumlander, Grove Hill; his mother, Julia Cumlander, Grove Hill; two brothers, Ron (Libby) Cumlander, Mobile, David Cumlander, Grove Hill and the following nieces and nephew: Katie C. (Jonathan) Braswell, Kyle Cumlander and Ally Cumlander.

He was preceded in death by his father, Wayne Cumlander and his grandparents, Sidney Bynum Cumlander, Minnie Lou Cumlander, David Henson and Leta Spurlin. 

The service will be Saturday, Nov. 9 at 2 p.m. at Lathan Funeral  Home Chapel in Jackson with Revs. Alvin Kolb and Billy Cardwell officiating. Burial will follow in the Allen Cemetery. The family will receive friends Friday from 5 until 8 p.m. at Lathan Funeral Home in Jackson.

An online guest book may be signed at www.lathanfuneralhomes.com.

Lathan Funeral Home of Jackson will direct.

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