Robert Andrew Cumber

Robert Andrew Cumber, 84, was born August 31, 1937, in Perth Amboy, New Jersey and passed away May 5, 2022, in Coushatta, Louisiana.  He served in the United States Air Force for 21 years and fought in the Vietnam War. He was a retired bookkeeper for a hardware store. 

Mr. Cumber was preceded in death by his mother, Ellen Cumber and two brothers, John and Richard Cumber.

Left to cherish his memory are wife, Myra Cumber; daughter, Rebecca Cumber Shaffer, and two grandsons, Robert Shaffer and Matthew Shaffer; siblings, Steven Cumber, Patricia Beveridge, Michael Suswal, and Jo Jo Suswal. He enjoyed bowling and caring for his dogs, Winnie, Sassy, and Max.

A special thank you to his sister-in-law, Elizabeth Loftin, for her comfort, caring and support.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests donations be made to the American Heart Association.


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