He was a graduate of Dora High School, Class of 1969, was a former member of the Army National Guard and was a former member of the Walker County School Board.
He will always be remembered as a loving father and grandfather who worked diligently to provide for his family and for many others in need.
He was preceded in death by his parents, D.D. and Beulah Cupps.
Survivors include his daughter, Leslie Cupps Leebern of Huntsville; his grandsons, Caden G. Leebern and Seth D. Leebern; sisters, Martha Reed and Mary May; brothers, Roger, Roy, Stanley, Johnny and Gary Cupps; and two loving friends, Joan Yow and Jim Hillestad; many nieces and nephews; several other relatives and a host of friends.
In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the Jimmie Hale Mission at P.O. Box 10472 Birmingham, AL 35202.
New Horizon Memorial Funeral Home, Dora; 205-648-2323