William V. Cumpton 1929 - 2008 Ozawkie
Funeral services for William V. "Bud" Cumpton, 79, Ozawkie, will be at 10 a.m. Wednesday at Heritage Baptist Church in Lawrence. Burial will follow in Oak Ridge Cemetery north of Perry.Mr. Cumpton died Saturday, Sept. 27, 2008, at Jefferson County Geriatric Center.He was born July 1, 1929, in Topeka, the son of Virgil Horace and Leona Belle Clayton Cumpton. He graduated from Topeka High School.Mr. Cumpton worked as a finisher for DuPont/Flexel for more than 20 years. He was a former member of East Side Baptist Church in Topeka and a member of Heritage Baptist Church in Lawrence.He married Joan Ellen Harris on Feb. 12, 1949, in Topeka. She survives, of the home.Other survivors include a son, David W. Cumpton, Topeka; three daughters, Karen A. Chipman, Olathe, Vickie J. Buttram, Oskaloosa, and Tamara A. Williams, Perry; two brothers, Virgil and Eugene, both of Topeka; nine grandchildren; and 15 great-grandchildren.Friends may call from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. today at Rumsey-Yost Funeral Home, where the family will receive them from 6:30 p.m. to 8 p.m. today.The family suggests memorials to Jefferson County Friends of Hospice, sent in care of the funeral home.Online condolences may be sent at rumsey-yost.com.