Al Cumbie comes from a family of 4 generations in funeral service. His grandfather, John Graves Duckett founded Duckett Funeral Home and his father Alton B. Cumbie Jr., owned and operated Duckett Funeral Home until his death in 1976. Al has been a licensed funeral director for over 52 years. He was the former Mayor of Central and he has a history of being involved in many civic and community organizations. He is a 1973 graduate of Clemson University, the third generation Clemson graduate. His three children and two step-children are all Clemson graduates too. He is married to Susan Buckley Cumbie and he is a member of Mt. Zion United Methodist Church in Central.