Funeral services for Edward “Ed” Mason Cupples will be at 10 a.m. Friday, Sept. 11, 2015 at Rose-Neath Funeral Home Chapel in Minden with Pastor Andy Maddox, the Rev. Richard Methvin, and the Rev. Bill Crider officiating. Interment will follow at Gardens of Memory in Minden. The family will receive friends from 5 until 7 p.m. Thursday, Sept. 10, 2015 at Rose-Neath Funeral Home in Minden.
Ed was born Aug. 26, 1921 in Clarks and entered into rest Sept. 7, 2015 in Minden. He joined the United States Marines in 1940 and retired in 1961. He was in the Pacific Theater for 28 months with the 22nd Marine Division. Ed was well known for his cooking and his bountiful garden that he shared.
He was preceded in death by his wife Barbara Jeanette Cupples, son Paul Cupples, sisters Irene Albritton, Evonne Fiering, and brothers Robert Cupples and John Cupples.
He is survived by his sons Michael Cupples and wife Galina of Tucson, Arizona, Jeff Cupples and wife Elissa of Minden, Thomas Cupples and wife Marina of Minden, brother Doug Cupples and wife Cortez of Minden, six grandchildren and four great-grandchildren.
Pallbearers will be C.J. Brogdon, Carl Brogdon, Tom Futch, David Ruple, Mason Cupples and Joey Lee.
Honorary pallbearers will be Dale Gryder, David Cupples, and Rev. Bill Ichter.
In lieu of flowers memorials may be made to donor’s choice.