Gerald Michael Cupp, 68, of Circleville, passed away on March 4, 2016.
He was born on April 3, 1947, in Columbus, to William K. and Grace (Gaines) Cupp.
He was a Vietnam Navy veteran, having served two tours in Vietnam, one in ChuLai and the other in Phu Bai.
In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by a granddaughter, Angel Cupp; and by siblings, Ronnie, Kenny, Eddie and Debbie Cupp, Norma McCain and Donna Allen.
Gerald is survived by his wife, Jeanie (Allen) Cupp; children, Michelle (Thomas) Taylor, Shamon and Jeremy Cupp and Heather (Wayne) Lovejoy; grandchildren, Brandi, Dustin, Syncerae, Courtney, Cheyenne, Hunter, Andrew, Jake and Jaden; great-grandchildren. Gracie, Brayden, Rhianna, Elannhia, Addy, Bella, Jenny, Braycen, Chyenne and Jordan; brother, Dick Cupp; sisters, Betty (Jim) Moore and Patty Barnes; step-brothers and sisters, Greg (Dawn) Myers, Brian and Jon (Brenda) Radcliff, Susan (Kevin) Plummer and Mabel Cupp; several nieces, nephews and many other family members, including his dogs, Little Bit, Duffy and Copper, and his cat, Tigger.
Funeral services will be held at 1 p.m. Wednesday, March 9, 2016, at the Wellman Funeral Home, Circleville, with Pastor Dennis Schlicter officiating. Burial will be in Reber Hill Cemetery. Friends may call from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday at the funeral home.
Memorial contributions are suggested to St. Jude’s Hospital, 501 St Jude Place, Memphis, TN 38105; Wounded Warrior Project, P.O. Box 758517, Topeka, KS 66675; or ASPCA, 424 E. 92nd St., New York, NY 10128-6804.
Online condolences can be made to www.wellmanfuneralhomes.com.
This article originally appeared on The Pickaway News Journal