James 'Jim' Edgar Cumberland
James "Jim" Edgar Cumberland, 82, of Glasgow, passed away Thursday, Nov. 14, 2019 at the Medical Center in Bowling Green.
Jim was born in Rochester, Indiana, Oct. 18, 1937, the son of the late Paul Edgar Cumberland and Kathryn Eiler Cumberland.
Jim was a Tech Service foreman at RR Donnelley & Son for many years. He proudly served his country in the United States Air Force and the Air National Guard. He retired as a Hunter Education instructor with the Kentucky Department of Fish and Game, an avid knife collector, as he was a member of the Randell Knife Society of Collectors as well as the Grand Collectors Association.
Jim not only served his country and his community, he also served and loved his church family, where he was a member of the First United Methodist Church and Fellowship Sunday School Class since 1970, and prayer warrior for the Kids Hope Ministry.
Survivors include his wife of 61 years, Sharon Kuhn Cumberland, of Glasgow; two sons, Todd Cumberland (Cheri) and Alan Cumberland, both of Glasgow; one daughter, Lisa Woodward (Todd), of Glasgow; one brother, Wayne Cumberland (Joyce), of Indiana; grandchildren, Grant Woodward, Cody Cumberland, Citt Cumberland (Lauren) and Cheyanne Cumberland; aunt, Nadine Cumberland, of Indiana; nephews, Brett Cumberland, of Illinois, and Shawn Cumberland, of Indiana; and special caregiver, Linda Bunch.
A Celebration of Life will be held 1 p.m. Monday, Nov. 18 at First United Methodist Church in Glasgow, with burial in Glasgow Municipal Cemetery. Military honors provided by the DAV Chapter #20 of Glasgow. Visitation will be Sunday from 4 until 7 p.m. at First United Methodist Church and Monday morning from 9 a.m. until time for services at the church.
Jim was a man of great faith. The three most important things to him were God, his family and his country.
Family requests in lieu of flowers that a memorial contribution be made to First Untied Methodist Church building fund, 500 South Green St., Glasgow, KY 42141.
A.F. Crow & Son Funeral Home is both honored and privileged to be entrusted with the care of Mr. Cumberland. Share your message of condolence with the family of Jim Cumberland at www.crowfuneralhome.com.
Published on November 15, 2019


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Roger Simmons
Nov 17, 2019
May God bless Jim's family. Jim taught me so much working with him. His friendly smile and caring for others will be missed. Job well done, RIP you'll be missed.
Larry and Kay McDonald
Nov 15, 2019
Sharon and family,
We are so saddened to hear of Jim’s passing. May God grant you peace, and comfort, that passes all understanding. Keeping you in our prayers.