He was born in Phoenix to his late parents, Myrtle (Bouck) and Stanley Cummins, June 21, 1935. He was a graduate of Cato-Meridian High School, class of 1954. He served in the U.S. Air Force from 1957 to 1961.
He and his late brother, Wiiliam Cummins, had operated a garage. Later, he became a bus driver for Cato-Meridian Central Schools, and then a truck driver for Joroleum Co. in Weedsport.
He was a member of the Phoenix Lions Club; Phoenix Senior Citizens; and assisted with the Meals on Wheels program in Phoenix.
Surviving are his wife of 27 years; his son, Dean Cummins of Cato; three step-children, Michael C. (Sandra) Branch of Charlotte, N.C., Alice C. (Mark) Lauber of Central Square, and Venett Martin of Phoenix; two grandchildren; eight step-grandchildren; eight step-great-grandchildren; and several aunts, uncles, nieces, nephews, and cousins.
Private services were held Jan. 28. Allanson-Glanville-Tappan Funeral Homes, was in charge of arrangements.