Richard L. Cummins (73)

Carmi, Illinois
Birth: March 12, 1947
Death: October 22, 2020

Richard L. Cummins, 73, of Carmi, Illinois, died Thursday, October 22, 2020, at Wabash Christian Village in Carmi. He was born March 12, 1947, in Carmi, the son of Wilburn and Ella Fern (Puntney) Cummins. He was married to Mary (Newcomb) Cummins, and she preceded him in death on June 17, 2014.

Richard was a retired coal miner.

Survivors include sons Tyson Cummins, Ken Cummins, Alex McCombs; daughters Blythe Cummins, Mandy Cummins, Lynn Shiever; grandchildren Eric Shiever, Nick Shiever, Sidney McCombs, Madison Childers, Danika McCombs, Boede Cummins, Tyler Cummins, Marley Mallow, Cash Kirkpatrick; great grandchildren Ava, Nora, Haylie, Easton and Cayson.

He is preceded in death by his parents; wife; daughter Michelle McCombs; and brother Roger Cummins.

Richard’s remains were cremated and his family will host a remembrance gathering at a later date.

His family is served by Cook Funeral Chapel in Carmi.

Service: Family will host private remembrance gathering at a later date

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