Memorial services for Ordell Jack Cupp, 89, will be 2 p.m. Sunday, November 18, 2012, at the University Baptist Church of Shawnee, Oklahoma, with Michael Ladd Copeland (grandson-in-law) officiating.
The son of the late Hubert Raymond Cupp and Karthrine Helen (Bolerjack) Cupp, Jack was born on June 15, 1923, in Kendrick, Oklahoma, and passed away on November 12, 2012, at the Mercy Memorial Health Center of Ardmore.
Jack served his country in the United States Army under General Patton while fighting at the Battle of the Bulge, serving from 1942-1945 and receiving an honorable discharge.
Jack grew up in Kendrick, Oklahoma, and graduated from Kendrick High School and later attended Oklahoma Baptist University. He and the former Wilma Frances Ginn were married December 24, 1948 in Chandler, Oklahoma. Jack had lived in Shawnee, Oklahoma, for 57 years, having been an Ardmore resident for the past five years. He graduated from the Dallas Institute of Funeral Service in Dallas, Texas, and worked as a mortician and funeral director with Parks Funeral Home in Okemah, Oklahoma, 1947-1950 and later in life assisting other funeral homes. Jack was retired from the Shawnee Post Office where he worked as a rural letter carrier and clerk from 1951-1988. In 1988, Jack worked with Central Plastics until 1994. His hobbies included farming.
Survivors include his wife, Wilma of the home; children, John Raymond Cupp of Seminole, Okla., Jacqueline Marie Jones of Ardmore, Okla., and Jeffrey Jay Cupp of Grand Junction, Colo.; grandchildren, Franci Kay Pittman, Jeani May Copeland, Trevor John Cupp, Cayton Warren Jones, Rachel Marie Jones, Ellie Frances Jones, Katie Jaye Cupp, Barak Trubey Cupp and Brody Gable Cupp; and great-grandchildren, Reese Nehemiah Copeland, Kai Walter Copeland, Madeline Lorene Jones and Grant Ginn Pittman.
Preceded in death by parents; and brothers, Roscoe Cupp, Gene Elgin Cupp and June Cupp.
Condolences may be made to the family online at www.hdouglasfuneralhome.com.