George Freeman Cumberledge, 73, of Horner passed away on Thursday, December 12, 2019 in CAMC Teays Valley of Hurricane, WV surrounded by his family following an extended illness. He was born in Weston on October 15, 1946: son of the late Clyde Cumberledge and Mavis (Duncan) Cumberledge. On November 16, 1968, he married Patricia Louise (Masters) Cumberledge, who preceded him in death on May 8, 2015.
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Mr. Cumberledge is survived by one loving daughter: Ginger Boles and husband Timothy of Bridgeport and two special grandchildren: Zachary Freeman Boles and Tamara Racquel Boles. He is also survived by three cousins: Donna (Larry) McLaughlin, Amanda (Donnie) Mays and Jennifer (Joey) Kay.
Mr. Cumberledge worked as a superintendent with Quaker State and ended with EXCO as the company was bought out and he started work in St, Marys, WV, then he worked in Elkview and ended his career in West Union, WV. He graduated Glenville High School and attended Glenville State College. Before graduating, George joined the United States Army where he was in the Vietnam Conflict as a Specialist 5 class and received the Bronze Star for bravery. He was a member of the Weston Chapter of the VFW.
Mr. Cumberledge enjoyed woodworking and was a pro at tinkering around. He was a Baptist by faith.
Family and friends will be received at the Hardman-Paletti Funeral Home 730 N. Main Avenue Weston on Sunday, December 15, 2019 from 4-7 p.m. Funeral services will be held on Monday at 11:00 a.m. from the Hardman-Paletti Funeral Home chapel with Pastor Robert Fields officiating. Interment will follow services in the Vandalia Cemetery of Vandalia, WV. Full military honors will be conducted by the United States Army and the Lewis County Honor Guard. On-line condolences and life stories in memory of George may be expressed at hardman-palettifuneralhome.com.
Hardman-Paletti Funeral Home of Weston is honored and privileged to serve the family of Patriot George Freeman Cumberledge.