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F. Jay Kuhn

Cumberland, MD

August 12, 1959 - March 21, 2024

F. Jay Kuhn Obituary

Carpendale, WV-

F. Jay Kuhn, 64, of Carpendale, died March 21, 2024 at home.

Born August 12, 1959, in Cumberland, he was the son of the late James R. Kuhn and Joanne (Chavis) Wray.

He was also preceded in death by a grandson, Noah Kuhn, and a brother, Jerry Kuhn.

Jay retired from the Western Correctional Institution, having been a correctional officer.

He had belonged to Holy Cross United Methodist Church.

Jay belonged to the Boy Scouts of America and was inducted into The Order of the Arrow for exemplifying the Scout Oath and Law in his daily life. Jay dedicated may years to Scouting, starting with Den Leader Cub Scout Pack 71 and then onto Scout Master of Troop 71 in Ridgeley, WV.

Jay was proud of his Native American heritage and was a member of the Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina.

Survivors include his children, Mary Jones and Pete Kuhn and wife Shelly; grandchildren, Sullivan Jones, Juniper Jones, and Harley Kuhn; great grandchildren, Sawyer Kuhn and Lennon Kuhn; siblings, Joey Kuhn, Jackie Kuhn, Tammy Poteat, and Christine Kuhn.

A Celebration of Life will be announced at a later date.

Instead of flowers, donations can be made in Jay’s honor to the Boy Scouts of America or The Ronald McDonald House of Morgantown, WV.

The Upchurch Funeral Home, P.A., Cumberland, is handling arrangements. 

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