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Edward J Cummings, Sr.

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“Very sorry to hear about Mr.Cummings passing. Brought a tear to my eye. He taught me how to work hard and strive to be what what ever you want to be...Read More »
1 of 13 | Posted by: Tom Seaman - Milford, OH - Friend

“Memories of this gentle man are too many to list. Many memories rush in from him singing with our maintenance man, Tom, being our fun loving Santa...Read More »
2 of 13 | Posted by: Linda Sharpnack - Cincinnati, OH

“Memories of this gentle man are too many to list. Many memories rush in from him singing with our maintenance man, Tom, being our fun loving Santa...Read More »
3 of 13 | Posted by: Linda Sharpnack - Cincinnati, OH

“Sheila,So sorry to hear about Ed's passing. He was such a fun-loving person who always made me laugh. A good man who will be missed by many. ”
4 of 13 | Posted by: Margi Meents - Cincinnati, OH

“Relationship-Just a friend who was blessed to have had some great times with Ed and Sheila. He shared his love with so many others. ”
5 of 13 | Posted by: Michael Morrissey - Indianapolis, IN

“My mother and I send our deepest condolences to the family. Ed Sr. was a wonderful, caring man who will be greatly missed. He made the world a...Read More »
6 of 13 | Posted by: Melissa Hetisimer - Friend

“Ed, there are so many good memories of our time together. One in particular was in the summer of 1999 when we met at the Grand Canyon and sat on the...Read More »
7 of 13 | Posted by: Terry Brennan - Piedmont, OK

“May God bless you and your family in this time of sorrow. ”
8 of 13 | Posted by: A friend

“Boomer, we were best friends for 73 years. I will always remember your kindness and friendship. You were the brother I never had. Rest in peace good...Read More »
9 of 13 | Posted by: Jerry Carle - Pantherland, OH

“Boomer we have been very good friends for 73 years. I will always treasure our friendship. You were the brother I never had. I am really, really...Read More »
10 of 13 | Posted by: Jake - Panther Land

“Ed was one of the kindest men I have ever met. We worked together volunteering at the Ronald McDonald House - I loved when he would come over and cut...Read More »
11 of 13 | Posted by: Rosemary Schuermann - Cincinnati, OH

“I knew Ed back in the 70's and 80's when I worked at various McDonald's stores in Greater Cincinnati. Whenever he came into a store it was with a big...Read More »
12 of 13 | Posted by: Pamela Cade (nee Randle) - OH

“SheilaI have asked Sue to meet Ed and show him around heaven. I am sure they will have many laughs together. I will miss Ed and his always friendly...Read More »
13 of 13 | Posted by: Philip Schutte - Cincinnati, OH


CUMMINGS, Edward J. Sr., Beloved husband of Sheila Cummings (Nee Miller) for 56 years. Loving father of Edward (Amy) Cummings Jr. and Patricia (Craig) Peters. Devoted grandfather of Edward, Emma, John Cummings, Dr. Megan Caroway (Dr. Saad Ahmad), Katherine (Terry) Glacken, Michael Caroway and great grandfather of Grace and Sophia. Dear brother of Jim (Joyce), Robert (Lynn) Cummings and Mary Beth (the late Larry) Borcherding. Also survived by his many nieces, nephews, other family and friends. Edward Cummings graduated from Elder High School in 1958. After high school he attended Xavier University where he was President of Xavier Order of Military Merit, President of the Marching Band and the Cadet Colonel. After graduating from Xavier University, Edward became an Army Captain for the Fort Chaffee ,Arkansas Army base in 1962. In 1964 Edward joined the Proctor and Gamble Company in Louisville, KY and Nashville, TN. In 1973 Edward became a McDonald's franchisee and sold his business to his children in 2002. During his retirement years Edward enjoyed animals and farming at his beloved Valley View Farms Estate in North Bend, Ohio. Edward Cummings passed away peacefully on Monday, December, 16 2019 at 79 years of age. Visitation at MEYER FUNERAL HOME, 5864 Bridgetown Rd., on THURSDAY from 5:30 PM to 7:30 PM. Mass of Christian Burial at St. Aloysius on the Ohio on FRIDAY at 11:00 AM. Memorials may be made to Ronald McDonald House, 341 Erkenbrecher Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45229 or to St. Aloysius on the Ohio Church, 6207 Portage St., Cincinnati, OH 45233.