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Felix Virgil Cummings

Male 1923 - 1987  (63 years)



Obituary- Cummings, Felix

HOYT Felix Virgil Cummings, 63, Hoyt, died Friday, Sept. 25, 1987, at a Topeka hospital.
Mr. Cummings worked nine years for Goodyear Tire and Rubber Co. and had driven a bus for Hoyt public schools several years. He also was a self-employed plumber.
He was an Army veteran of World War II, and had served in Company D, 28th Engineers Training Battalion, 137th Infantry Regiment, 35th Division. He had been a prisoner of war.
He was born Dec. 12, 1923, at Mayetta, the son of Raymond and Minnie Marshall Cummings. He lived in the Hoyt community most of his life.
Mr. Cummings was a member of First Baptist Church of Hoyt and Mary L. Bair Post No. 44 of the American Legion and Holton Memorial Veterans of Foreign Wars Post No. 1367, both at Holton.
He was married to Thelma Ent Oct. 8, 1943, at Dothan, Ala. She survives.
Other survivors include four daughters, Mrs. Romona Ward, Hoyt, Mrs. Darlene Owen, Brighton, Iowa, and Mrs. Kathleen Crispin and Mrs. Becky Davenport, both of Topeka; a son, Clinton Cummings, Titusville, Fla.; his mother, Mrs. Minnie Cummings, Chunchula, Ala.; four sisters, Mrs. Connie Gregg, Clearwater, Fla., Mrs. Ruth Ann Sunseri, Carson City, Nev., Mrs. Rose Ellen Saathoff in Georgia, and Mrs. Mary Catherine Merchant, Chunchula, Ala.; four brothers, Gene Cummings, Casper, Wyo., Earl Cummings, Billings, Mont., Paul Cummings, Baldwin, and Ronald Cummings in Texas; 12 grandchildren; and a great-grandchild.
Mr. Cummings donated his body to the University of Kansas School of Medicine for research. Memorial services will be at 11 a.m. Monday in the First Baptist Church at Hoyt. He will not lie in state. Friends may call from 2 until 4 p.m. Sunday at the home of Mrs. Thelma Cummings, Route 1, Hoyt. Memorial contributions may be made to First Baptist Church, P.O. Box 209, Hoyt, 66440.

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