October 5, 1920 - May 9, 2008
Dewey Sumpter, age 87, of Nancy, Kentucky, departed this life on Friday,
May 9, 2008 at the Somerset Nursing & Rehabilitation Center.
born on October 5, 1920 in Nancy, Ky., to the late Arch and Nancy Senith
Burton Sumpter. He was a farmer and member of the Delmar Church of the
Nazarene, Nancy, KY. Mr.
Sumpter was a United States Army veteran of WWII, receiving a Purple
Heart, Bronze Star, and a Good Conduct Medal. He loved and enjoyed his
Sumpter is survived by his wife, Faye Potts Sumpter, whom he married on
December 30, 1943 in Somerset; two sons, Greg (and Jan) Sumpter of
Cincinnati, OH and Gary Delno (and Carol) Sumpter of Jackson, FL; four
daughters, Josephine Straub of Mansfield, OH, Mary Senie (and Tom) Barnd
of Greenville, IN, Judy (and Joe) Maybrier of Nancy, KY, Rosella Bibb
Sumpter of Cincinnati, OH; thirteen grandchildren, and fifteen great
him death were his parents; six brothers, Joseph, Orvil, Leon, Delno,
Brent, and Claude Sumpter; and four sisters, Rosetta Pittman, Nellie
Fulcher, Hattie Anna Sumpter, and Ethel Sumpter.
Services will be Tuesday, May 13, 2008 at 10:00 am at the Chapel of the
Lake Cumberland Funeral Home with Bro. Larry Butte officiating.
will follow at the Mill Springs National Cemetery in Nancy, KY with
military honors being conducted by the American Legion Post #38 Honor
will be Monday, May 12, 2008 after 5:00 pm at Lake Cumberland Funeral
In lieu of flowers, expressions of sympathy may be made to the Arthritis Foundation or the Gideon Memorial Bible Plan.