Harry O. Cummings
Harry Omer Cummings, 89, Leavenworth, died Sunday, May 17, 2015, at Kindred Transitional Care Center-Harrison in Corydon.
Born May 20, 1925, in Cape Sandy, he was the son of the late Alpha Jackson and Mary Etta Seacat Cummings.
He was an Army veteran of World War II and a recipient of the Purple Heart, was a head lockman for the Corps of Engineers, was the mail carrier from Corydon to Leavenworth in the morning and evening for 22 years, was a member of Crawford County United Methodist Church, Habitat for Humanity, Fredonia Community Center, the American Legion in Alton and VFW No. 6160 in English and a life member of the Chamber of Commerce in Crawford County.
Besides his parents, he was preceded in death by a son, Stephen Michael Cummings; a daughter, Robin Cummings; a granddaughter, Nichole Cummings-Nasif; two brothers, Earl and Roy Cummings; and a sister, Helen Cummings.
Survivors include his wife, the former Helen Turner; two daughters, Jackie Hecht of Leavenworth and Tami Cole of Mitchell; seven grandchildren; and eight great-grandchildren.
Visitation: Tuesday, May 19, from 2 to 8 p.m. and Wednesday, May 20, after 9 a.m. at Gehlbach & Royse Funeral Home in Corydon.
Funeral: Wednesday, May 20, at 11 a.m. at the funeral home.
The family suggests memorial gifts to the Harry O. Cummings Community Center in Fredonia.