Virgil “Bob” Cumpton, 82, Topeka, passed away Sunday at his home.
Funeral services are planned for 4 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, 2013, at the Davidson Funeral Home, Topeka. A viewing is planned noon to 8 p.m. Friday with visitation 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at the funeral home. Interment is set for the Oak Ridge Cemetery, Perry.
Bob was born Nov. 4, 1930, in Topeka, the son of Virgil Cumpton and Leona Belle Cumpton.
He graduated from Topeka High School.
Bob served in the U.S. Air Force.
He was married to Jo Ann Wadle, who passed away April 3, 2013.
Bob worked for more than 57 years as an electrician for International Brotherhood Of Electrical Workers Local No. 226 in Topeka.
Bob and Jo Ann were the owners of K9 Security and Ol’ Town Café in Perry, Kan.
He was a member of the Eastside Baptist Church and a 50-year member of the Golden Rule Lodge No. 90 A.F.&A.M., along with the Topeka Scottish Rite Bodies.
Bob worked as a Shawnee County Sheriff’s Office reserve officer.
Survivors include two sons, Jim (Sabrina) Cumpton, Perry, and Robert Cumpton, Topeka; three daughters, Susie (Larry) Hess, Ottawa, Tracy Cumpton, Arvada, Colo., and Deb (Bill) Arnold, Edgerton; a brother, Gene Cumpton; 11 grandchildren; and 11 great-grandchildren.
Memorial contributions may be made to Meals on Wheels or Midland Hospice Care through the Davidson Funeral Home.
Online condolences may be made at davidsonfuneral.com