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John Palmer Cupp passed peacefully in his sleep Sunday morning, Nov. 27, 2011. He was 73 years old.

John was born and raised and spent most of his life in or around Washington, D.C. He just recently moved to Mathews to be near his daughter and grandchildren. John was a retired journeyman pressman and a master barber.

John is survived by his wife of 52 years, Georgia; daughter, Ruth Jackson (Pal); son, Bob, all of Mobjack; and son, David of Maryland; two grandchildren, Amanda and Jacob, and one great-grandchild, Alyssa.

In lieu of flowers, please make donations to Emmanuel United Methodist Church.

A memorial service will be held at a later date at Emmanuel Church.