Odis Augustus Cupp
Odis Augustus Cupp, 87, of Orange, passed away Tuesday, Dec. 28, at his residence. Services to honor his life will be at 2:00 P.M. Friday, Dec. 31, in the Chapel of Dorman Funeral Home in Orange. Officiating will be the Rev. John Fortenberry, pastor of Calvary Baptist Church in Deweyville. Interment will follow services in Hillcrest Memorial Gardens near Bridge City. A gathering of family and friends will be from 5:00 P.M. until 9:00 P.M. Thursday at the funeral home.
Born on April 4, 1923 in Eldorado, Arkansas to his parents, Johnnie W. Cupp and Corrie H. (Richardson) Cupp. Mr. Cupp was a veteran of the United States Army during World War, II and moved to Orange in 1956 to come to work as an operator for the Firestone Plant in Orange. He originally lived in the Navy Park addition and then moved to the Roselawn subdivision in 1957, he was one of the original residents of Camellia Avenue and the last of them at the time of his passing. After 30 years of working at Firestone, he retired in 1987. He was a very fun loving guy who enjoyed traveling and spending time with his family.
Mr. Cupp is preceded in death by his parents; his wife, Christine McKnight Cupp; his daughter, Vicki Cupp Morris; his brother, Travis Cupp; his sister, Opal Fennell; his granddaughter, Lillie Williams and his grandsons, Jason Frederick and Danny Lee Williams, Jr.
Those who will most cherish his memory are his daughters, Sherry Woods and husband, Bernard of Orange and Pam Williams and husband, Danny of Woodville; his sons, David E. Cupp of Orange and Richard Cupp and wife, Bonnie; thirteen grandchildren and ten great grandchildren. Mr. Cupp is also survived by numerous extended family.
The Cupp family wishes to thank the staff of Odyssey Healthcare Hospice, the staff of We Care and Dr. Marian M. Chen – Hah and staff for their loving care of Mr. Cupp during his final days.
Honoring Mr. Cupp as pallbearers are David Glenn Cupp, Gus Cupp, Matt Williams, Jay Fredrick, Jonathan Woods and Adam Woods.