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Henry L. Cummings, 90, Burkesville, KY (1927-2017)

He was a member of Rose of Sharon United Methodist Church, a U.S. Air Force Veteran, having attained the rank of Sergeant, and a Yard Conductor for Nickle Plate Railroad.

Mr. Henry L. Cummings, formerly of Burkesville, Kentucky, passed away on Monday, November 27, 2017, at Hospice of Northwest Ohio in Toledo, Ohio

The funeral service will be conducted at 1pmCT on Sunday, December 10, 2017 in the Memory Chapel of Norris-New Funeral Home, 601 North Main Street,, Burkesville, KY. Burial will follow in the Rose of Sharon Cemetery in Cumberland County, KY. The family will receive friends after 11:30amCT on Sunday, December 10, 2017 until the funeral hour.

Henry L. Cummings, 90, Burkesville, KY (1927-2017)

He was born in Trenton, Texas on Thursday, April 21, 1927. He was the son of Alfred A. and Minnie A. (Norris) Cummings. He died Monday, November 27, 2017, in Toledo, Ohio at the age of , having attained the age of 90 years, 7 months, and 6 days.

He was a member of Rose of Sharon United Methodist Church, a U.S. Air Force Veteran, having attained the rank of Sergeant, and a Yard Conductor for Nickle Plate Railroad.

In addition to his parents, he was preceded in death by his brothers, James, Jessie, Joel, and Bill Cummings, and his sister, Mable (Cummings) French.

He is survived by his wife, Carrie Cummings of Burkesville, KY, whom he married October 11, 2014 and the following:
  • His children: Cathy Ann Cummings of Toledo, Ohio; Marcia Robin (and James) Burlen of Erie, Michigan; Cynthia Lee (and Charles) Nearhood of Toledo, Ohio; and Janet Revill of Nottingham, England

  • His grandchildren: Robin (Seamas) Murphy, Daniel (Deanna) Schadd, Matthew (Julie) Pacholski, Patrick (Candice) Scholz, Gretchen (Justin) Scarpelli, Jordan (Liza) Burlen, Katie (Andrew "Drew") Burlen-Davis

  • And his great-grandchildren: Katilin, Colin, Ethan, Jackie, Emily, Finlay, Dalton, Dorothy, Daphne, Eloise, and Elliot.
In lieu of flowers, contributions appreciated to Hospice of Northwest Ohio (30000 East River Road, Perrysburg, OH 43551 - - 419-661-4001) or Rose of Sharon United Methodist Church.

Norris-New Funeral Home is in charge of all the arrangements. Online condolences at

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