William T. Cummings, Jr., of Bell, FL, passed away at Ayers Health and Rehabilitation Center in Trenton, FL on Thursday, October 19, 2017. He was 81 years old. William was born on October 9, 1936 to William T. Cummings Sr. and his wife Ruth Ferguson Cummings in Memphis, TN and had been a resident of Bell since moving from Largo, FL in 1999. He proudly served his country in the US Marine Corp with 21 years of service. He was a retired Administrator with the Veteran's Administration and was a member of Bell Baptist Church. He was also a member of the Marine Corp League and the Trenton Rotary as well as an active member of the Marine Toys for Tots.
Mr. Cummings is survived by his wife, Maxine Philman Cummings; his daughter, Cynthia (Gene) Kramer of Augusta, GA and his two sons, William "Bill" (Beth) Cummings,III of DeBary, FL and Dennis (Pam) Cummings of Ponce City, OK and his three brothers, Robert (Kathryn) Cummings of MS and Steve (Linda) Cummings and Tim (Myra) Cummings of CA. He is also survived by eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.
Funeral Services for Mr. Cummings will be held on Monday, October 23, 2017 at 11:00 AM at Bell Baptist Church with Pastor Billy Philman officiating. The family will receive friends at the church one hour prior to the service. Interment will be held at Jacksonville National Cemetery, 4083 Lannie Rd, Jacksonville, FL 32218 on Tuesday, October 24, 2017 at 12:30 P.M.
In lieu of flowers the family requests donations be made to the Building Fund for Bell Baptist Church or to Ayers Health and Rehabilitation Center.
For online condolences please visit William's Memorial Page at www.watsonfhtrenton.com
Arrangements are under the care of Watson Funeral Home,
426 W. Wade St., Trenton, FL 32693. (352)463-8888