Robert Edgar Cupp was the eldest son of William Peyton Cupp & Nancy Jane Deason. He was married three times: 1. Bettie McGee with one child born to this union: Robert Chester Cupp.
2. Ellie Richardson with six children born to this union: a) Maggie Mae Cupp-Storm b) Annie Pearl Cupp-Mitchell c) Clifford Thomas Cupp d) Ellie Faye Cupp e) Stella Ruth Cupp-McFarland f) Mary Louise Cupp-Leatherwood
3. Susie Elizabeth King with no children
Robert Edgar Cupp died of complications from pneumonia at the age of 79 and is buried beside his second wife, Ellie.