John Franklin Cucumber, 77, of Cherokee passed away on Friday, April 18, 2014. John is the son of the late James Cucumber and Lizze Reed Cucumber.
John is survived by brothers, Everett Cucumber of Beckley,Va., Dave Cucumber, Calvin Cucumber, Lawrence Cucumber and Mason Cucumber; sisters, Frances Cucumber, Geneva Tooni, Amanda Wachacha, Nellie Welch and Ollie Hornbuckle; step-children, Keith Shell, Henry Shell and Maryella Shell; special friend, Peggy Hornbuckle. John also leaves behind his canine companions whom he considered his best friends, Grampa Bill, Snowball and Geronimo.
The funeral service will be held on Tuesday, April 22, 2014 at 11am at Long House Funeral Home with Pastor Blue Jay Sequoyah officiating, burial will follow at the Cucumber Family Cemetery.
Long House Funeral Home assisted the family with arrangements.