William E. Cummins, 72

William E. Cummins, 72, of North Beaver Township passed away Friday, February 12, 2021 at Select Specialty Hospital in Boardman following a short illness.

Born June 16, 1948 in Beaver Falls, he was the son of the late Clarence K. and Florence E. McClurg Cummins. He was married to Jane E. Zeh Cummins for 52 years.

Bill served in the United States Navy during Vietnam and Desert Shield and retired as a Sr. Chief Petty Officer. He retired from 1st Energy in Shippensport where he was in the instrument and testing department. Bill was of the Protestant faith. He was a member of the Society for Creative Anachronism. An accomplished archer, Bill instructed people in target archery. He enjoyed traveling, camping, and cruises. He especially loved time spent with his grandchildren.

Survivors include his wife Jane; two daughters, Jennifer (Jeff) Terry of Rudolph, NJ, Kimberly (Chris) Meyer of Etters, PA; two brothers, Rev. James (Debbie) Cummins of Surf Side Beach, SC, Robert (Robin) Cummins of Racine, PA; two granddaughters, Leah Terry and Leanne Meyer; two grandsons, Ethan and A.J. Terry.

He was preceded in death by a sister, Evelyn Webster.

Visiting hours will be held on Wednesday February 17, 2021 from 11:00 am until the time of the funeral service at 2:00 pm with his nephew Rev. Robert Cummins Jr. officiating at the Marshall Funeral Home, 341 Main St. Wampum. Military Rites will be observed. Interment will follow in Clinton Cemetery.

Memorial Contributions may be made to the blood bank of your choice.

Online condolences may be sent to marshallsfh.com.

4 thoughts on “William E. Cummins, 72

  1. My deepest sympathies to your family on the loss of your husband, father, grandfather. He now joins the rest of the “Take It Easy” camping club members who have passed before him.

  2. I’m so very sorry for the unexpected loss of your husband, father and grandfather. Sending all of you and yours heartfelt support, love and understanding during such a difficult and emotional time.

  3. I am very sorry for your loss. Bill was a big presence at our softball games, a lot of good times were shared. Thoughts and prayers are with you all.

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