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James R. Cummings Sr.

September 16, 1925 October 22, 2018
James R. Cummings Sr.
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Obituary for James R. Cummings Sr.

ANDERSON, IN-James R. Cummings Sr., 93, passed away on Monday, October 22, 2018 in his residence following an extended illness.

Jim was born on September 16, 1925 in Alexandria to Arthur and Wista (Allen) Cummings and has lived in the Madison County area all of his lifetime. Jim attended Alexandria schools and served his country in the United States Navy, serving from 1942 to 1946. He was employed at Guide Lamp for 39 years retiring in 1987. Jim also was a private painting contractor and has “painted most of Madison County!” He was a member of Grace Holiness Church of Anderson. Jim enjoyed bowling, fishing, camping and any time that he got spend with his family. Many marveled at Jim’s seemingly endless supply of energy. His always friendly smile and handshake will be sadly missed, but warmly and fondly remembered.

Survivors:
3 Daughters-Shirley (Mike) Murphy-Anderson, Becky Welch-Alexandria, Marilyn Welch-Anderson
Daughter-in-law-Tammy Cummings-Anderson
8 Grandchildren
12 Great-Grandchildren
3 Sisters-Alice (Joel) Harville-Alexandria, Dorothy (Bill) Green-Perry, Georgia, Cheri Felton-Sheridan
Brother-Alan (Sue) Cummings-Elwood
Several nieces and nephews

Jim was preceded in death by his parents, his wife-Mary (Scantland) Cummings in 2010,son-Jimmy Cummings, Granddaughter-Raunda Cummings, sisters-Wilma Kelly, Bonnie Russell, Tyvonnia “Tiny” Hoover, Brothers-Richard Cummings, Everett Cummings, Russell Cummings and Arthur Cummings
Nieces and nephews

Services honoring Jim’s life, legacy and faith will take place at 10 am on Saturday, October 27, 2018 in the Owens Funeral Home, 412 North Harrison Street, Alexandria. Rev. Tim Wilford and Rev. Mark Cravens will officiate. Interment with military honors will follow in Park View Cemetery in Alexandria.
Friends may call at the funeral home from 4 pm to 8 pm on Friday.

Memorial contributions are suggested to Stepping Stones of Madison County or the Alzheimer’s Foundation through the funeral home.

Owens Funeral Home in Alexandria is honored to care for Jim and the Cummings family.


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Visitation

Friday

26

Oct

4:00 PM 10/26/2018 4:00:00 PM - 8:00 PM 10/26/2018 8:00:00 PM
Owens Funeral Home

412 N Harrison St.
Alexandria, IN 46001

Owens Funeral Home
412 N Harrison St. Alexandria 46001 IN
United States

Service

Saturday

27

Oct

10:00 AM 10/27/2018 10:00:00 AM
Owens Funeral Home

412 N Harrison St.
Alexandria, IN 46001

Owens Funeral Home
412 N Harrison St. Alexandria 46001 IN
United States

Cemetery

Saturday

27

Oct

11:00 AM 10/27/2018 11:00:00 AM
Park View Cemetery

1101 S Park Avenue
Alexandria, IN 46001

Park View Cemetery
1101 S Park Avenue Alexandria 46001 IN
United States

Cemetery Details

Location

Park View Cemetery Final Resting Place

1101 S Park Avenue
Alexandria, IN 46001

1101 S Park Avenue Alexandria 46001 IN
United States

Memorial Contribution

Alzheimer's Foundation

322 8th Ave, 7th Flood
New York, NY 10001

Stepping Stones of Madison County

332 W 11th St
Anderson, IN 46016
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