The Joplin Globe, Joplin, MO


February 12, 2014

Howard "Lynn" Cupp

CARTHAGE, Mo. — Howard "Lynn" Cupp, 74, passed away Feb. 11, 2014, at Mercy McCune Brooks Hospital in Carthage, Mo., after severe heart complications

Lynn was born Oct. 3, 1939, in Carthage, to Ivan and Fern (Fenimore) Cupp. He was a lifetime area resident and a graduate of Carthage High School Class of 1957. Lynn owned and operated Cupps Auto Sales and Spring River Mud Runs of Carthage. Lynn served in the Army National Guard for four years. He was an avid pool player and a lifetime St. Louis Cardinals Fan.

Lynn is survived by two daughters, Lori Harris and husband, Darrell, of Carthage and Lacy Riddle and husband, Alex, of Springfield, Mo.; seven grandchildren, Alicia Dodson (Bill), Brandon Frieheit (Brooklyn), Aaron Riddle (Baylee), Ashley Beezley (Robert), Jinah Lee (Jordan Owens), Jerika Lee and Addyson Riddle; 11 great- grandchildren; one sister, Karen Holman, of Palo Alto, Calif.; and one brother, Kenneth Cupp, of Webb City, Mo. Lynn is preceded by his parents; and two brothers, Gary Cupp and Roland "Jim" Cupp.

Visitation will be held from 6 to 7 p.m. Thursday, Feb. 13, at the Ulmer Funeral Home. Services will be held at 10 a.m. Friday, Feb. 14, at Ulmer Funeral Home.

Online condolences can be made at

Contributions can be made to McCune Brooks Healthcare foundation in care of Ulmer Funeral Home.

Arrangements are under the direction of Ulmer Funeral Home.

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