EDWARDSVILLE—Donald E. Cummings, 70, passed away peacefully May 29, 2018, at St. Mary’s Hospital, Richmond.
He was born December 9, 1947, to the late Earl and Margaret Cummings.
Donald was a special procedures x-ray technician at Norfolk General Hospital until he was drafted into the U.S. Army. His seven years of service included four years in South Korea. In 2009, Donald retired from Verizon Federal where he was the program manager for the Dulles and Reagan National Airport’s Communications Systems.
After retirement, he moved to Edwardsville and pursued his many hobbies of playing with his granddaughters, gardening, crabbing and repairing broken items that he purchased at the scrap metal dump to give to those in need.
Donald also was an active member of the Northumberland County Rescue Squad.
He is survived by his wife, Donna; two step children, Christy Clayborne (Alan) and William Bounds Jr. (Kim); two granddaughters, Ashley and Megan; a sister, Susan Harwell of Virginia Beach; and four nieces.
He was preceded in death by his brother, Stephen Cummings.
There will be a memorial mass at 11 a.m. Friday, June 8, at St. Francis de Sales Catholic Church, Kilmarnock.
Memorial donations may be made to Northumberland County Rescue, P. O. Box 1, Reedville, VA 22539.
Arrangements were handled by Currie Funeral Home, Kilmarnock.