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Keith Elvin Cumbie

May 13, 1959 December 15, 2011
Keith Elvin Cumbie
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Keith Elvin Cumbie, "Stinko", age 52, passed away Thursday December 15, 2011 at the OU Trauma Center in Oklahoma City following a tragic accident.
Keith was born May 13, 1959 in Odessa, TX to O.E. Cumbie and Betty Jean Cumbie. Keith moved to Mangum in 1975. Keith and his wife Carol Ann Smith were high school sweethearts and were united together in marriage on May 11, 1979. Keith and Carol shared 32 love filled years together and enjoyed sharing their lives with their two daughters Amanda and Jenna.
After receiving his Master"s degree in Education from Southwestern Oklahoma State University, Weatherford, OK, Keith moved to the Altus area, where he taught secondary math for Altus Public Schools. Keith was a member of the Martha Road Baptist Church. Keith spent his time outside of school farming and his summers as a custom wheat harvester. He was a member of Professional Oklahoma Educators; active member of Farm Bureau; and a life time member of the NRA. He enjoyed driving his Mustang Saleen and was a member of the Saleen Club of America.
Keith enjoyed life to the fullest. He loved to hunt, go to auctions, watch Texas Longhorn football, OU and Thunder basketball. He adored all of his family and friends and enjoyed playing cards and visiting with all of them. One of his greatest loves was watching his grandson Jaxon play basketball, cars, and tractors. Keith was a very caring and generous person. He was a believer in Jesus Christ, spent time reading his Bible ,and always helped others when the opportunity presented itself.
Keith was proceeded in death by his father O.E. Cumbie, and a grandson Matthew Allen Medlock Jr.. He is survived by his wife Carol, his mother Betty Jean Cumbie of Mangum, his father-in-law Henry Smith of Reed, OK; two daughters Amanda Konen and husband Bobby of Altus, Jenna Medlock and husband Matt of San Antonio, TX; one sister Kathy Harry and husband Chuck of Dove Canyon, CA; one brother Kenneth Cumbie of Hubbard , TX; one grandson Jaxon Keith Konen; his best buddy Tony Sonaggera and his son Trey Sonaggera; and a host of friends and relatives.
Services will be held Tuesday, December 20, 2011 at 2:30 pm at the First Baptist Church of Altus, with Reverend Kevin Baker officiating. Interment will follow in the Reed Cemetery with Lowell-Tims Funeral Home in charge of arrangements.
The family will receive guest on Monday evening from 6:30 to 8:00 pm at Lowell-Tims.
On-line tributes can be made to the family at

6:30 PM
8:00 PM
Lowell-Tims Chapel


2:30 PM

First Baptist Church


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