Whitesburg KY

Services are held for L. P. Sumpter

Funeral services for Lawrence “L.P.” Sumpter Jr., 73, were held January 2 at Letcher Funeral Home. Burial was in the Day Cemetery at Kingscreek.

A son of the late Lawrence and Vera Fields Sumpter, he died December 30 at his home after a long illness. He is survived by his wife of 42 years, Lena Day Sumpter.

Also surviving are two sons, James P. Sumpter and wife Mary of Linefork, and Lester E. Sumpter of Rushville, Ind.; two daughters, Mona Sumpter and husband Roy of Linefork, and Jolen Sumpter and fiancé Rick of Redstar; two brothers, Donald Sumpter and wife Judy of Freetown, Ind., and Robert Sumpter and wife Melissa of Salem, Ind.; a sister, Henrietta Sumpter Francia of Miamisburg, Ohio; a granddaughter, Rebeka Sumpter; and four grandsons, Roy Lee, Justin, James A., and Richard.

He was preceded in death by two brothers, Verdell and Felix, and a grandson, Dakota Sumpter.

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