Cumbee, Richard Wayne

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Richard Wayne Cumbee, 53, of College St. in Narrows, peacefully departed this life at his home Friday morning, December 12, 2008. Born in Giles County on October 12, 1955, he was a son of Bertie Sanders Cumbee, of Pembroke and the late Richard Lee Cumbee.

He was employed at the Celanese Plant in Narrows as cigarette tow specialist and was a veteran of the United States Army.

He leaves to cherish his memory, his wife, Doris Fillinger Cumbee; his mother, Bertie Cumbee; his brother and sister-in-law, Dennis and Arlette Cumbee, of Pearisburg; his sisters and brother-in-law, Gladys and Mike Hyatt, of Narrows, Melissa Cumbee McGrath, of Pascagoula, Miss.; several nieces and nephews; and a special friend-nephew, Christopher Cumbee.

Memorial services will be conducted Monday evening at 7 p.m. in the Kendall Funeral Home at 605 Snidow St. in Pembroke. The family will receive friends at the funeral home for one hour before the services.

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