John Lawrence Cumpton of Creighton, Missouri was born November 21, 1982 in St. Joseph, Missouri the son of Marcus Lee and Lois Ann (Robinson) Cumpton. He departed this life on Wednesday, October 9, 2019 at St. Luke's Hospital, Kansas City, Missouri surrounded by love and family at the age of 36 years, 10 months and 18 days.
John was employed as a warehouse supervisor for Ash Grove Concrete, Harrisonville, Missouri. He was an Elder and member of the Evangel Presbyterian Church, Urich, Missouri. A 2001 graduate of Sherwood High School, Creighton, Missouri were he participated in band and the Marching Marksman. John was a talented painter, artist, welder and mechanic. He could solve any problem and could fix anything. John was a lifelong area resident.
John became a Tiger Cub Scout when in the first grade. He continued to be involved in scouting, even going back to Bartle Scout Reservation one summer as a young adult leader. He earned his Eagle Badge at the age of fifteen and achieved the rank of Runner in the tribe of Mic-O-Say.
He is survived by his daughter, Kristine Elizabeth Cumpton of the home; his son, Joshua Laine Cumpton, Cherryvale, Kansas; his parents, Marcus and Lois Cumpton of the home; his sister, Tammy Cumpton and niece, Talia Quinn Cumpton both of Urich, Missouri; other relatives and a host of friends.
Cremation. A Celebration of Life Service will be 10:30 a.m., Saturday, October 19, 2019 at the Dickey Funeral Home, Garden City, Missouri.
Family will receive friends from 9:00 a.m. until 10:30 a.m., Saturday, October 19, 2019 at the funeral home.
Family suggests memorial contributions may be made to the Evangel Presbyterian Church Memorial Fund, Urich, Missouri or the Sherwood High School Color Guard.