Published 9:28 am Wednesday, June 21, 2023
Stacey Cumbie, 48, of Climax, passed away Friday, June 16, 2023.
The funeral service will be held at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 20, 2023, at Bryant Funeral Home Chapel with Rev. Ryan Zearing and Rev. Jack Johnson officiating. Interment will follow at Salem Baptist Church Cemetery with Brad Brock, Dylan Brock, Taylor Cumbie, Jerid Cumbie, Greg Cumbie, and Wayne Turner serving as active pallbearers. David Donalson, Kenny Hollis, Trey Faircloth, Bobby Harrell, Justin Parker, and James Gowan will serve as honorary pallbearers.
The family will receive friends from 6:00 until 7:00 p.m. on Monday, June 19, 2023, at Bryant Funeral Home. Online visitors may sign the guest register at www.bryantfuneralga.com. Memorial donations may be made to Salem Baptist Church Sound System Fund, C/O Darryl Brock, 207 Lambert Harrell Road, Bainbridge, GA 39817.
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Stacey Hill Cumbie was born November 20, 1974, in Bainbridge, Ga., the son of Marcus Hill Cumbie and Kathi Brock Cumbie Thorpe. He attended Bainbridge High School and worked as a truck driver for Eli Trucking. Stacey was a member of Salem Baptist Church.
His personality, by definition, would be “strong willed”; his family and friends noted it as “the best way was Stacey’s way”. Stacey didn’t mind trying something a little different if you could persevere long enough to convince him it was his idea. Stacey loved music and played guitar, mandolin, and piano. He shared his talent with others as pianist and bass player for “God’s Chosen”. Gathering around the table, especially if he did the grilling, was Stacey’s way of sharing love.
Survivors include his children, Stephen Cumbie of St. Augustine, Fla., Sage Cumbie of Bainbridge, and Savannah Cumbie of Tallassee, Ala.; his grandchild, Pepper; his parents, Marcus Cumbie and Kathi Brock Thorpe & Donald; his siblings, Chris Cumbie and Jamie Thorpe; his dog, Bella; and a host of extended family. Stacey was preceded in death by his sister, Katrina Griffith; and his grandparents, O’Neal & Doris Cumbie and Eugene & Verlyn Brock.
Bryant Funeral Home, located at 105 N. Florida Street, is assisting the family with arrangements. (229-246-3321)