James Cupp


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Posted Online: Nov. 26, 2012, 7:11 pm
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James Joseph Cupp, 64, of Coal City, Ill., and formerly of the Quad-Cities area, passed away 3:40 p.m. Thursday afternoon, Nov. 22, 2012, at Morris Hospital, after a long battle with liver cancer.
According to his wishes, cremation rites have been accorded. A memorial service will be held 5 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 30, at Hodgson Funeral Home, 608 20th St., Rock Island. Memorials may be made in Jim's name to a cancer charity or hospice of the donor's choice.
Arrangements are entrusted to the care of Ferrari Funeral Services, 1044 Ferrari Drive, Coal City, IL 60416. For information, call the funeral home at (815) 634-4040.
Jim was born Sept. 3, 1948, the son of James Jarard and Barbara Stang Cupp. He married Jody L. Frank on Christmas Eve, 1998.
Jim enjoyed spending time with his furry best friend, his cat, Cole, and his wife, Jody. He also enjoyed watching television, the Chicago Bears and classic cars and motorcycles.
He is survived by his wife of almost 14 years, Jody; a sister, Christine Anderson, Pekin, Ill.; and a brother, John S. Cupp, Rock Island. Jim also is survived by his aunts, uncles, cousins and several nieces and nephews. He was preceded in death by his parents.












 



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