2012-05-15 / Obituaries

Ralph W. ‘Pete’ Cummings, 78

Ralph W. “Pete” Cummings, age 78, Coatesville, passed away Friday morning, May 11, 2012, at his residence. He was born at Danville, Indiana, on March 21, 1934, the son of Ralph L. and Alma Nester Cummings.

He had worked as a heavy equipment operator for Groniger Excavating, and had also worked as a farmer. He was a Korean Veteran of the US Army, an avid coon hunter, and attended Coatesville United Methodist Church. He loved his whole family and enjoyed helping at the Coatesville Volunteer Fire Dept.

Survivors: Wife, Frankie Johnson Cummings; Son, Pete Cummings, Coatesville; Daughter, Dawn Cline (Fiance’, Tim Williams), Coatesville; Grandson, Brandon (Wife - Tabatha) Wallace, Coatesville; Granddaughter, Kaneya Cline (Fiance’, Kyle Johnson) Coatesville; Great-grandson, Baylin Wallace; Sisters, Wilma “Tiny” Rogers, Beech Grove, Indiana, and Connie Jo Wells (Husband, Buddy), Wapiti, Wyoming; and several nieces and nephews.

He was preceded in death by his Parents; Brothers, Fay and Bob; Sisters, Sonny, June, Norris, and Skip; and a granddaughter, Stephanie Williams.

Funeral services were held on Wednesday, May 16, at 11:00 AM at the Bousley-Hays Funeral Home, Coatesville. Burial with military honors was made in the Coatesville Cemetery.

The family requests in lieu of flowers contributions be made to the Pulmonary Fibrosis Foundation.

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